Senior Care - How to Provide Elderly Independence

  • Three Surprising Threats To Your Cardiovascular Health

    31 July 2015

    When people discuss ways of managing cardiovascular health, you would think it's all about eating right and exercising. It's true that these are some of the best paths to a healthy heart, but they are not enough. There are other threats to your heart that you should be aware of and avoid. Some of the surprising ones are discussed below: Noise Apparently, loud noises aren't just bad for your ears – they can affect your heart too.

  • How Vision Therapy Can Help Binocular Vision Disorder

    14 July 2015

    Binocular vision disorder is when a person is not able to sustain the movements and focus of the eye that are needed to look for details at a long distance for an extended period of time. This can be a problem because it is not able to be fully treated with glasses, since it is primarily a muscle problem. It will be just as difficult to look at a long distance for more than a few seconds with glasses as it is without.

  • How Can You Restore The Youthful Appearance Of Your Hands?

    10 July 2015

    Most anti-aging beauty products are targeted for use on your face and neck, claiming to help reduce the appearance of wrinkles or eliminate discoloration or age spots. However, your hands are often neglected by cosmetic companies -- and even if the skin on your face and neck looks great due to years of cremes and masks, your hands may begin to give away your true age. What can you do to restore a more youthful appearance to one of the most used parts of your body?

  • How To Prevent Psoriasis Flareups

    16 June 2015

    Psoriasis is a skin condition that is categorized by scaly, red and itchy patches. These patches are not just unsightly to look at; they can also be quite painful. Although there is no cure for this condition, it can be managed. Here are some helpful tips on preventing psoriasis flare-ups. Use a Humidifier A humidifier adds moisture to the air, so it is great for people with psoriasis. If you put a humidifier in the middle of your bedroom, it can keep your skin moist, which will reduce psoriasis flare-ups.

  • 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.