31 May 2019
Spring is in full swing, which means if you spend a lot of time outdoors, you are sure to find bugs, insects, and other creepy crawly things. While most of them are completely harmless, there are certain ones that cause disease. This includes a type of arachnid called a tick. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), tick-borne illnesses are on the rise. Of course, not every tick bite will cause you to become sick.
6 March 2019
It's often said that with old age comes wisdom, but as people age, they also tend to develop a number of health problems. It is not uncommon for older senior citizens to want to continue to live in their home and maintain independence, but in some cases, the time will come where a person can't safely live alone and needs the services of a skilled nursing center that is able to provide 24-hour nursing care.
6 March 2019
If your loved one has recently passed away, and you're in the process of making funeral arrangements, you'll need to choose an inscription for their headstone. The inscription will act as a lasting memorial for your loved one. If you're having a difficult time formulating the right words, here are four steps that can help you through the process. Choose a Letter Form You Like When you're designing the inscription for your loved one's headstone, you should start by choosing a letter form that you like.
11 January 2019
When you're feeling sick or have a health emergency, it can be a scary experience. It's always better to get a medical professional involved right away instead of hoping that your problem will just go away or fix itself. If you're not wanting to head to the emergency room, you may want to look into urgent care services. These medical facilities make it possible to get help with a mix of medical issues and concerns.
10 December 2018
When an older relative gets to the point when they can no longer manage living on their own, it is common for a loving family member to step in and care for them around the clock. As kind of a gesture as this may be, taking care of someone else on a daily basis can be physically and emotionally tiring. In order to be a good caregiver, you have to take care of yourself.
17 November 2018
Dealing with allergies can be tough, but dealing with them when you're older is really tough, especially if you're managing other health complications. If you've had enough of the regular, off-the-shelf products letting you down with broken promises, consider the possibility of allergy shots, which, although not as commonly used in elderly populations, can be impressively effective. Why Allergies May Be Worse As You Age Unfortunately, as the human body gets on in years, the immune system becomes less effective at producing defensive cells.
6 October 2018
There are many home medical devices out there that can improve your quality of life. One of those is a leg massager. Such a simple tool can actually help you in the following ways. 1. Pain Management Living with chronic pain in the leg can be frustrating. The slightest movements may send pains and aches throughout your lower region -- hindering your ability to do a lot of tasks. To deal with this pain effectively and gain back some of your mobility, utilize a leg massager.
28 August 2018
There are things to be excited about when you get older — a more settled lifestyle, being past the drinking age, being able to sign your own contracts and choose a job that suits you rather than any job that will hire a high schooler — but there are also a few things that are definite downsides to your body aging up, such as random aches and pains, a less stalwart immune system, and —possibly most terrifying — bunions.
27 June 2018
You may not realize it, but there are federal, state, and local laws that let private employers and companies drug test their employees or implement policies about drug use for their workers. For many industries, drug testing is an important part of staffing. What reasons do companies have for drug testing their employees? Keeping the Workplace Safe One of the most important reasons for drug testing employees is to keep the workplace safe for all employees and potential customers.
22 May 2018
If you're expecting a new baby, you are making all sorts of preparations, including collecting baby gear and making sure you're ready for birth. New parents also need to be aware of safety for new babies.Your preparations for your baby's safety can make all the difference in the event of a problem or accident. Here are some safety tips for parents to keep in mind. 1. Get CPR and first aid certification