Senior Care - How to Provide Elderly Independence

  • 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.

  • Don't Let Your Pillowcase Be The Reason For Your Acne Breakout

    25 February 2015

    At the end of a long and exhausting day, there are few things more relaxing than crawling into your bed and planting your head on your pillowcase. However, this restful slumber could be responsible for your breakouts. If you're following a balanced diet and cleaning your face regularly, and you're still experiencing breakouts, your pillowcase may be the culprit. Oil and Dirt Haven Although your pillowcase may look clean on the surface, pillowcases are often a haven for oil and dirt collection.

  • How A Compounding Pharmacy Is Your OTC And Prescription Watchdog

    13 February 2015

    Taking any kind of medication is often fraught with difficulty. In many cases, medications need to be carefully monitored for side effects and effectiveness, and most patients (barring serious side effects) are not always able to recognize that their medications are not working to their advantage very well. However, a compounding pharmacist can often help patients determine whether they are responding well to their medications in a number of different ways.