Senior Care - How to Provide Elderly Independence

  • Three Reasons The Treadmill Is The Perfect Post-Injury Machine

    2 June 2015

    So, you're ready to run again after a lengthy battle with an injury. Before hitting the pavement, you may want to consider the benefits of hopping on the treadmill instead. It's easy to regulate your pace After you've been away from the sport for a few weeks or months, it may be tempting to dive back in at your pre-injury intensity levels. It takes hard work and dedication to build speed, and it can be hard to stomach even the smallest of setbacks.

  • Brew Cafe-Quality Coffee With A Water Filter

    18 May 2015

    You love coffee -- especially good coffee. Every morning, you grind beans fresh, carefully arrange them in your gold-plated pour-over filter and gently pour 200-degree boiling water over them from the spout of a gooseneck kettle. Even with all this care, though, you can't replicate the same quality that you get at your local cafe. For true cafe-quality coffee, you need to use filtered water: Minerals are in Your Water

  • A Parent's Guide To Understanding Pediatric Facial Scar Revision

    1 May 2015

    The face that you child has may be precious no matter what, but if an injury or illness leaves them with an unsightly scar, it can cause a great deal of concern for their future outlook and their self confidence. Even though small scars will usually diminish in visibility as your child grows, large scars may require facial scar revision to correct. If this is a form of facial plastic surgery that is recommended to you for your child, there is no question that you will have some concerns.

  • 3 Exercises That Can Help Seniors Stay Safe

    17 April 2015

    If you have a senior citizen in your life that you care about, you may be familiar with the concept of aging in place. More and more, seniors are choosing to remain in their homes as long as possible, instead of moving into nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Home health care agencies and assistive technologies can help seniors remain at home, but you may still have concerns about your loved one's safety because of the limited mobility and balance that comes with age.

  • 4 Reasons To Consider Home Care

    2 April 2015

    If you have a family member or close friend who is struggling to live everyday life without assistance, it may be time to consider investing in care services (such as those offered by Neighbors Home Care Services). This can allow you to ensure that your loved one's needs are met so that everyone has less stress. While there are many care facilities and options to choose from, home care can be a great option for all involved.

  • What To Expect After Your Cataract Surgery

    24 March 2015

    If you have scheduled your cataract surgery, you might find yourself feeling a little unsure about the entire situation, especially if you are not completely aware of just what it is that you should expect. Take a moment to review the following things things that you can expect from the surgery. A Little Grogginess You will most likely experience a little bit of grogginess immediately after the surgery. This is something that you will deal with while you are recovering in the waiting or recovery room.

  • Why Students Face Heightened Risks Of These Three Eye Injuries

    6 March 2015

    If you are a student, you should be concerned about your eyes because there are risks to your eye health that other demographics may not have. For example, you face a heightened risk of: Dry Eyes Many students spend a lot of time reading, which is good because they are working towards their chosen professions. However, you risk developing a dry eye syndrome if you are constantly reading or working on a computer.