Senior Care - How to Provide Elderly Independence

  • Does Your Elderly Parent Has Osteoarthritis And Stay In A Two Story Home? – How A Stair Glide Can Make Your Parent More Mobile

    24 May 2016

    If you have an elderly parent who has osteoarthritis, then you should be concerned. Aging puts you at risk for this condition. It has a lot to do with your cartilage and joint not being able to recover from damage and stress. Osteoarthritis decreases your range of motion and causes an uncomfortable grinding on your joints. This results in inflammation, pain, and swelling. These symptoms make it unpleasant and difficult to stay mobile.

  • Two Things To Consider When Bringing Your Premature Baby Home

    9 May 2016

    A baby is considered premature when they are born less than 37 weeks gestation. In the United States, one out of every ten babies is born early. Parents of preemies often feel overwhelmed and unsure of how to properly care for their baby. This is especially true for babies born very preterm with low birth weights which often requires lengthy stays in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). There does come a day though when preemies get to go home, and here are a few things to consider when that finally happens.

  • Effective Ways To Minimize Spring Allergies

    25 April 2016

    Spring allergies are particularly cruel. After surviving all the cold and unpleasant months, you should be able to go outside and enjoy the beauty of nature without sneezing and sniffling. Allergies can make you miserable, but you can take steps to minimize your suffering. Outdoor Exposure Pollen from grass and trees are often the cause of many of your allergy problems. These pollen particles are so small and light that they can travel long distances during a windy day.

  • Diabetes And Your Child: What You Should Know

    7 April 2016

    As a parent, you want to be sure that you are always taking care of your child's health and well-being. And while you try to do just that, sometimes they develop a health condition that you never expected, like diabetes. If your child has been diagnosed with diabetes, you may be in shock and not understand what you can do to help them. Get to know more about diabetes and children so that you can be better prepared to help them understand and treat their condition.

  • How To Achieve The Greatest Benefits From A Mind Focusing Inhaler

    27 March 2016

    Your nose is a place where you can rapidly absorb remedies into the body. For that reason, if you are experiencing the effects of brain fog, an inhaler is one of the fastest and most-effective ways to recover from the mental fatigue. However, there are several things you will need to do to achieve the benefits of the inhaler. Consider The Underlying Causes The best way to handle fatigue is to treat the underlying cause.

  • Common Causes & Treatments for Allergies

    8 March 2016

    When you first encounter an allergic reaction, you may think that you have the flu or other illness. If you have any non-flu symptoms, you may have an allergic reaction to something in your environment. Many allergens can affect your skin, breathing, eyes, nose, respiratory system, stomach, and intestinal tract. If you think you or a family member has an allergy, learn more about a few common causes and treatments for allergic reactions in people:

  • Watch For These Three Symptoms Of Hearing Loss As You Age

    19 February 2016

    Struggles with hearing become increasingly more common as you age. Although just two percent of adults between the ages of 45 and 54 have severe hearing loss, this percentage jumps to 25 percent among those who are 65 to 74 years of age. If you're concerned about your own ability to hear clearly as you get older or are worried that your spouse might be suffering from some degree of hearing loss, it's important to recognize the symptoms of hearing loss and then react accordingly.

  • What Is Tennis Elbow? And Other Frequently Asked Questions By Tennis Players

    9 February 2016

    If you're a tennis player, you may at one time or another come to be affected by a condition known as "tennis elbow." Understanding what tennis elbow is and how you can treat it can help you stay in the game without pain during this spring's tennis season. What is tennis elbow? Tennis elbow is a term commonly used to describe injury that arises from overuse of the forearm. Tennis elbow is a particular problem for tennis players, although many other people can be affected by the same condition.

  • Stop Hiding Your Toes In Shame! Two Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Foot Fungus

    3 February 2016

    Do you hide your feet away in shame because of toenail fungus? Toenail fungus presents itself with pain, inflammation and yellowing of the toenail. The toenail can also become hard and start crumbling if not treated immediately. There are several reasons that toenail fungus develops. Over moisturizing, instability of the skin's natural pH balance and sweat buildup are just a few examples. Fortunately, there are several tricks of the trade that you can use right from home.

  • 3 Tips For Combatting Your Headache Pain

    15 January 2016

    Countless individuals suffer with headaches each day. The pain can definitely take its toll on you to the point where you aren't able to do the things you enjoy. Instead, you find yourself lying in bed and hoping the pain goes away. If you are tired of dealing with headaches and are looking for treatment methods that have helped others just like you, consider some of the following. Biofeedback. With biofeedback, your bodily functions are measured using tiny electronic sensors.