Senior Care - How to Provide Elderly Independence

  • 3 Tips For Managing Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

    10 September 2015

    If you are dealing with mild to moderate cubital tunnel syndrome, managing your condition with diligent self-care can help prevent worsening of symptoms. In extreme cases, you may need to consider surgical intervention to minimize long-term nerve damage. Work On Changing Behaviors When you have cubital tunnel syndrome, the nerve entrapment frequently occurs at your elbow, and you want to be conscientious about increasing pressure on your elbow. You may unconsciously rest your elbow on the table or otherwise lean on your elbow.

  • Healing An Ingrown Toenail On Your Own

    26 August 2015

    While ingrown toenails are a fairly common condition, they can quickly become very painful and can even cause walking difficulties. The good news is that there are several things that can be done to treat an ingrown toenail in the comfort of your own home. Soak in Warm Water One very effective method to aid in healing an ingrown toenail is to soak your foot in warm water. This can be done several times throughout the day to relieve swelling and tenderness in the toe.

  • Tips For Dealing With Lower Back Pain

    11 August 2015

    Lower back pain is fairly common because it can result from twisting your back while lifting or from doing strenuous activity that strains your back. Pain from a muscle strain can take weeks to go away, and that can make you wonder if the pain is from something else such as a compressed nerve or a bad disc. Lower back pain has many causes and different treatments. Here are some tips for dealing with this condition.

  • Three Surprising Threats To Your Cardiovascular Health

    31 July 2015

    When people discuss ways of managing cardiovascular health, you would think it's all about eating right and exercising. It's true that these are some of the best paths to a healthy heart, but they are not enough. There are other threats to your heart that you should be aware of and avoid. Some of the surprising ones are discussed below: Noise Apparently, loud noises aren't just bad for your ears – they can affect your heart too.

  • How Vision Therapy Can Help Binocular Vision Disorder

    14 July 2015

    Binocular vision disorder is when a person is not able to sustain the movements and focus of the eye that are needed to look for details at a long distance for an extended period of time. This can be a problem because it is not able to be fully treated with glasses, since it is primarily a muscle problem. It will be just as difficult to look at a long distance for more than a few seconds with glasses as it is without.

  • How Can You Restore The Youthful Appearance Of Your Hands?

    10 July 2015

    Most anti-aging beauty products are targeted for use on your face and neck, claiming to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles or eliminate discoloration or age spots. However, your hands are often neglected by cosmetic companies -- and even if the skin on your face and neck looks great due to years of cremes and masks, your hands may begin to give away your true age. What can you do to restore a more youthful appearance to one of the most used parts of your body?

  • How To Prevent Psoriasis Flareups

    16 June 2015

    Psoriasis is a skin condition that is categorized by scaly, red and itchy patches. These patches are not just unsightly to look at; they can also be quite painful. Although there is no cure for this condition, it can be managed. Here are some helpful tips on preventing psoriasis flare-ups. Use a Humidifier A humidifier adds moisture to the air, so it is great for people with psoriasis. If you put a humidifier in the middle of your bedroom, it can keep your skin moist, which will reduce psoriasis flare-ups.