Senior Care - How to Provide Elderly Independence

  • Tips for Helping a Relative Through Short-Term Rehab

    6 October 2016

    If you have a loved one who has hurt him or herself in such a way that they needs to stay in an inpatient, short-term rehab center, you might worry about their health. You know that they are trying to get better, and you might want to help but not know how. Here are some tips for helping your loved one while they are in short-term rehab. 1. Use Your Attitude to Improve the Attitude of Your Loved One

  • SOS for PMS: Non-Medical Solutions for Period Cramps

    28 September 2016

    If you're like most women, your period is a time of aches, pains, and soreness all over your body. But usually the number-one cause of period pain complaints are cramps, which center in the lower abdomen and can last for days without a letup, even if you're taking the maximum dose of over-the-counter pain medication like acetaminophen or ibuprofen. So what are you to do if you can't take more meds, but you're still hurting?

  • The Three Steps That Will Help You Figure Out Your Child's Asthma Attack Warning Signs

    23 September 2016

    It can be hard to watch your child's body be taken over by an asthma attack at random times. Your child's asthma attacks do not have to remain random. By figuring out and identifying your child's warning signs that they are going to have an asthma attack, you can start to create an asthma prevention plan for your child that will help your child regain control over their life. Here are the three steps that you need to follow to figure out your child's warning signs.

  • How A Colonsocopy Can Detect Colon Cancer

    1 September 2016

    Colon cancer is one of the deadliest types of cancer known today. This cancer along with rectum cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. This disease occurs in your large intestine. It starts out as small, benign clumps of cells called adenomatous polyps. These polyps can eventually grow into cancerous growths. A change in your bowel movement is one of the first signs that something is wrong.

  • Addicted To Coffee? 3 Ways To Beat Your Caffeine Addiction

    19 August 2016

    Taking reasonable amounts of caffeine can boost your focus/productivity and give you that extra energy to get you through your day. However, overconsumption of caffeine can sometimes lead to lack of sleep, reduced focus, jitters and depression. If you have attempted to tone down your coffee habit in the past, you may have experienced withdrawal symptoms such as fatigue, headaches, difficulty concentrating and irritability. These are some of the common symptoms that most folks get when undergoing a caffeine withdrawal.

  • It's All About The Care: 4 Steps To Negotiate An Effective Managed Care Contract

    3 August 2016

    In this world of managed care programs, it can be difficult to get a contract that works for you. When that happens, you can be left feeling like you're painted into a corner with no way out. Don't get discouraged. In most cases, you just haven't learned how to negotiate effectively. It is possible to negotiate a contract that works for you. Here are four things you need to know to help you negotiate a managed care contract that fits your needs.

  • 4 Things A Dermatologist Can Do To Help You Get Younger Looking Skin

    22 July 2016

    As you get older, you are probably concerned about your face betraying signs of your age with things like brown spots, wrinkles and loose skin. Just because you are getting older doesn't meant that your skin has to tell your age, however. There are a number of great procedures that a dermatologist can do to help you get younger looking skin and erase signs of aging from your face. Laser Therapy