Senior Care - How to Provide Elderly Independence

  • 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.

  • Debunking The Most Common Myths About Scoliosis

    30 December 2015

    Scoliosis is a spinal condition where there is an abnormal curvature to the spine. The severity of scoliosis curvature can vary greatly; for some, the condition is readily apparent to the naked eye, whereas less severe cases may require X-rays to diagnose. Either way, there are a lot of myths and misunderstandings floating around when it comes to scoliosis. By understanding the truth behind these myths, it's possible to gain a better informed understanding of this spinal condition.

  • A Walk-In Tub Can Help With Mobility Issues You Have

    15 December 2015

    If you have a more difficult time getting around these days, then you should try to make your home as comfortable for you as possible. This can mean making changes to some of the areas known for being harder to navigate, such as your bathroom. Installing a walk-in bathtub is a great way for you to make it easier, safer and more comfortable for you to take your baths. If you have questions about what a walk-in tub this article will help to answer some of them.

  • How To Spot Different Types Of Skin Cancer

    30 November 2015

    Every year there are more new cases of skin cancer than there are of lung, breast, prostate, and colon cancer combined. In fact, it's estimated that one in five Americans will develop some kind of skin cancer over the course of their lifetime. Fortunately, radiation, chemotherapy, and skin cancer surgery are safe and effective options for those who develop skin cancer. However, it's important to have skin cancer treated as soon as possible so that it doesn't spread deeper into your skin or into other areas of your body.