Senior Care - How to Provide Elderly Independence

  • 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

  • Dental Implants As Space Holders: How This Works And What To Expect Later On

    12 July 2016

    If your child loses a couple of baby teeth far too early, he or she could have some serious dental problems that only major orthodontic work could fix. While it may be a bit of a drastic measure, your dentist might suggest using dental implants as space holders. Here is how that works and what to expect later on as your child's adult teeth begin to push through. Using a Natural Tooth and an Implant as the Anchor Teeth

  • How To Make Your Own Counterirritant Arthritis Cream

    26 June 2016

    If you have a painful and chronic condition like osteoarthritis, then you may use topical ointments to help soothe your discomfort. Most of these creams contain counterirritants. A counterirritant is a substance that is meant to create slight irritation across the surface of the skin. This irritation creates a hot or cold sensation that overpowers the pain sensations that are felt by the joints. The result is a soothing feeling. While most counterirritant creams are purchased online or at your local pharmacy, you can actually make your own at home.

  • How Raw Honey Is Beneficial For Diabetics Dealing With Poor Wound Healing

    20 June 2016

    Many diabetics dealing with slow wound healing may have serious problems with issues like infection. Because of the way diabetes impacts the arteries, blood flow is restricted to wounds, disrupting healthy healing. When a diabetic's blood sugar level rises, it causes the arteries to narrow and stiffen, restricting proper circulation. While you may be managing your diabetes, you may still have troubles with wounds healing in a healthy time frame if your white blood cells cannot reach wounds fast enough.

  • 3 Tips For Managing Rhinophyma

    8 June 2016

    Some types of rosacea can cause the skin on the nose to thicken (rhinophyma). In addition to making people self-conscious about their appearance, blackheads and clogged sebaceous glands are significantly more common with rhinophyma and exacerbate the problem. There are several ways of managing rhinophyma and making the condition less noticeable. Have Regular Extractions Although extractions will not reduce the appearance of rhinophyma, it can minimize the acne and trapped oils under the skin that also contribute to changes in the skin's appearance.

  • Does Your Elderly Parent Has Osteoarthritis And Stay In A Two Story Home? – How A Stair Glide Can Make Your Parent More Mobile

    24 May 2016

    If you have an elderly parent who has osteoarthritis, then you should be concerned. Aging puts you at risk for this condition. It has a lot to do with your cartilage and joint not being able to recover from damage and stress. Osteoarthritis decreases your range of motion and causes an uncomfortable grinding on your joints. This results in inflammation, pain, and swelling. These symptoms make it unpleasant and difficult to stay mobile.