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Published: Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:41:51 -0500

 



New Year's Eve at Home

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 14:07:30 -0500

Caring for a senior, whether as a professional caregiver or as the spouse or adult child of a senior who needs care, takes a lot of energy any time of the year. The holidays are no different, so making sure you get the downtime you need and the celebration of the fresh start of a new year are both important. Creating fun New Years Eve festivities doesn't need to be a highly involved and complicated process.



Best Home Remedies For Trigeminal Neuralgia

Fri, 09 Jun 2017 13:32:29 -0500

Trigeminal Neuralgia is a neuropathic issue. In this article you can find the easy natural home remedies for Trigeminal Neuralgia.



Diarrhoea - When There Is No Doctor

Fri, 26 May 2017 07:39:02 -0500

Diarrhoea can vary from a mildly annoying bowel dysfunction to a life-threatening disease, especially in very young children and infants, leading to dehydration and death quite rapidly. It is therefore essential to know how to treat it in the absence of immediate medical assistance.



5 Useful Home Remedies for a Cough

Tue, 23 May 2017 07:13:52 -0500

General coughing is entirely natural and helps clear irritants or phlegm from your throat. But, a period of sustained coughing can be a problem and may relate to a variety of conditions, such as a bacterial infection, a viral infection, or an allergy.



The Start of the Coughing Season

Thu, 18 May 2017 08:44:46 -0500

Autumn is a tricky season when it comes to health. The morning could be freezing but the afternoons could still cause severe sunburn. This is the season where people become prone to illnesses and coughs. Cough mixtures help with the dry throat that causes pain.



Home Care for Bed Bound Patients

Mon, 17 Apr 2017 06:49:28 -0500

To witness a family member or loved one bed bound is an emotionally draining experience. To be unable to do much to help their suffering and to provide the best of care makes the feeling worse. This article strives to offer some solutions and understanding for the layperson caring for bed bound patients at home.



How Diet And Lifestyle Can Reduce The Lower Back Risk

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 14:14:15 -0500

Watching your diet and keeping up with an active lifestyle is one of the best ways of keeping health issues at bay. Always try natural remedies before turning to medication.



Home Health Care - Four Tips To Keep Yourself Cold Free

Mon, 10 Apr 2017 13:59:01 -0500

Few things are as annoying as catching a common cold or the flu virus. You have a busy life, and the last thing you need is to be down and out because you are ill. Fortunately, with a few safety precautions in place, you can put your best foot forward to avoid these conditions. While you may not be able to prevent them affecting your health 100%, you can side-step many occurrences if you act wisely.



Independent Verses Residential Living

Fri, 31 Mar 2017 14:10:08 -0500

Senior apartments, independent living communities and assisted living facilities are classified under homes for the elderly, where services may include room, board, supervision and assistance in daily living, such as housekeeping. Overall, the occupancy rate for senior housing facilities has been consistently growing during the past five years. In the second quarter of 2015, the average occupancy rate for both independent living facilities and assisted living facilities averaged 89.



Is Aluminium Cookware Toxic To Your Health?

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:51:08 -0500

A growing body of research evidence appears to point to a strong link between aluminium accumulation in the body and Alzheimer's disease - a disabling loss of mental ability that is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States and the 5th leading cause of death among those age 65 and older and also cause of disability and poor health. As per statistics in 2017, more than 5.5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's, an approximately 5.3 million are age 65 and older and estimated 200,000 peoples are below age 65 and have younger-onset Alzheimer's. Almost 2/3 of Americans with Alzheimer's are women.



5 Things To Keep In Mind While You're Researching Home Hemodialysis Companies

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:04:17 -0500

It's hard not to notice the number of dialysis centers popping up all over many areas of the country. Though these dialysis centers are considered to be specific in providing this life-saving procedure in-house, many of them have taken the term 'in house' very literally by also touting their place as home hemodialysis companies. As the medical landscape changes from day-to-day, so, too, does the idea of undergoing a medical procedure in the comfort of your own home.



5 Ways to Make Your Seniors Happy

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:13:47 -0500

As your senior loved ones age, they're likely to feel a bit isolated. This is the time when you need to be with them and help them in any way you can.



5 Common Myths About At-Home Dialysis Treatment

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 07:25:13 -0600

Medical science has allowed human beings to lead longer lives than once was thought possible, and part of these advances is the implementation of at-home dialysis treatment. Given the prognosis of either chronic disease of a vital organ or total organ failure, survival was not imaginable. Now, dialysis allows those with major kidney malfunction to lead longer lives.



5 Things You Need To Know Before You Sign Up For Home Hemodialysis

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 07:24:56 -0600

As with the majority of treatments for kidney disease and failure, patients have the option to include home hemodialysis as part of their daily regimen. The ability to maintain a life outside of a dialysis center can almost inspiring for some patients, especially those that feel as though their independence is being hindered by their treatments.



Healthy Living - Why Not Try These Natural Means to Overcome Nausea?

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:59:01 -0600

Are you dealing with nausea? Whether you are overcoming illness, not feeling well, or have been traveling by air or water and are dealing with motion sickness, nausea is no fun to deal with. Rather than turning to medical treatments, however, which may come with unwanted side effects, why not try some of the natural means of overcoming this issue?



Homeopathic Remedies Cure Patients Holistically

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:47:10 -0600

Homeopathy, which dates back to the 1700s, is an alternative medicinal practice that uses small doses of natural substances that in a healthy person would create symptoms of disease. In order to help treat or cure a disease Homeopathy uses the fewest possible quantity of an active element, even if this same component has resulted in the illness in the first place.



Aloe Vera for Health

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 14:45:17 -0600

If you are looking at a one-stop solution for maintaining overall health, it could be a great idea to start consuming Aloe Vera Juice. This article talks mainly about the benefits you can reap from consuming the juice of this miraculous plant.



Warning: Diarrhea Can Induce Paralysis or Cause Death

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 07:08:36 -0600

Two weeks ago I helped myself to an avocado smoothie that's been in my ref for three days. It was already a bit rancid but, being an avocado junkie, I took it just the same. As soon I downed everything, I felt my stomach groan in protest and immediately knew that I will be visiting the toilet more often than I want to.



Long Term Care

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 14:33:04 -0600

Does someone you love need long term care? We break down everything you need to know in order to make an informed decision.



Healthy Eating - Four Reasons to Take Probiotics

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:59:02 -0600

If you are someone who is interested in maximizing your health, one thing you might be considering is your intake of probiotics. These healthy bacteria live in the stomach and help keep your immune system strong, promote optimal digestion, and keep your entire body working in proper order. While everyone needs to be consuming a healthy dose of probiotics on a regular basis, there are particular times when you need to increase your dose. Let's take a closer look at the main times when serving yourself a little extra dose of probiotics is a wise move.



How to Find Quality Caregivers for Residential Care Homes

Sun, 22 Jan 2017 08:55:22 -0600

It can be sometimes difficult to find quality caregivers for residential care homes, also called personal care homes. A quality caregiver should be someone who provides daily activities for the residents, show initiative and quick response, demonstrate sound judgement and provide confident care. Hiring a caregiver at times can be a little overwhelming. There are many issues to consider before opening the classifieds, calling caregiver agencies, and searching the Internet for independent contractors. Since this is stepping into unknown territory, it's a good idea to leverage word of mouth referrals from family members and friends.



11 Great Ideas to Alleviate the Winter Blues

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:50:35 -0600

This article has 11 ways to help with "Winter Blues". It has ideas that anyone can try at home to help them feel better in the cold winter months.



The Underpads That Over Perform

Wed, 21 Dec 2016 11:01:15 -0600

What is a bed pad you say? They go by several names and those names are used interchangeably - underpads or bed pads and are moisture absorbent pads that are used to protect the bedding and mattress from adult and child incontinence or involuntary bladder releases. Bed pads come in either reusable or disposable varieties, and I will focus on the reusable.



Checklist Of Newborn Baby Care Products For Online Shopping

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 09:04:58 -0600

Becoming a parent is a great feeling which we can't describe in words. Your newborn baby is the reason of your laugh, and smile.



5 Health Mistakes That Most People Make

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 13:28:03 -0600

Do you want to look healthy? If so, you should avoid making the 5 most common health mistakes. Most people eat unhealthy stuff and don't exercise at all. As a result, they fall sick. As a matter of fact, one of the most common causes of obesity is overheating and not doing any exercise. Below are 5 mistakes you should avoid should you want to stay in good shape.



Aromatherapy With Surprising Benefits for Kids

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:48:03 -0600

Aromatherapy has been a matter of debate since times immemorial, however despite what any one must say, the ones with in-depth understanding of it and the ones using it sweat by it. And as surprising as it may sound, a lot of them are parents and have used the benefits of aromatherapy to manage their kids.



No Pain, More Gain

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 07:40:38 -0600

Does body pain hinder you to enjoy life? This article is about a new soothing drug that can stop all sorts of physical pain as fast as 2 minutes. Read more to find out how this drug can make your life pain free!



Understanding Safety Assessment in a Contemporary Environment

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:23:02 -0500

In today's modern business environment, fire safety is of the utmost importance. A lot of businesses often overlook how critical it is to have a properly set-up fire-safety protocol. In other words, hospitals need to have trained personnel, besides having an organised battle-plan when emergencies arise.



What Are the Top Natural Remedies for IBS?

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:30:56 -0500

There are various kinds of clinical drugs available in the market but most people opt for the natural remedies for treating IBS, due to availability and economic issues. Regardless of the possibility that you are now working with a gastroenterologist, you might need to think about adding as an ND to your treatment group.



How to Prepare a Baby Room

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 09:54:05 -0500

Bringing a baby home is one of those occasions which you can never be adequately prepared for. The first step of preparation however begins with the baby's room and there is nothing more exciting than preparing the room to welcome your baby home. Here are some handy tips to ensure a safe and comfortable for baby and you.



Cancer & Alzheimer's May Be Prevented By Doing This

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 08:41:01 -0500

If you could make a nutritional change to help prevent cancer and Alzheimer's disease, would you? This diet may remedy your health issues.



What You're Breathing In When You Sit In Traffic

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:34:23 -0500

How much time do you spend in your car? Do you know what that time spent in traffic is doing to your health? Here's what you can do to help.



Personal Hygiene and Its Quintessential Roles to Health Enhancement

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 08:09:36 -0500

It refers to the set of practices perceived by a community to be associated with the preservation of health and healthy living. It is the branch of science that deals with the promotion and preservation of health. In everyday life settings, hygiene practices are employed as preventative measures to reduce the incidence and spreading of disease.



The 15 Forgotten Health Benefits of Chamomile Tea

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 10:14:20 -0500

Modern scientists from around the globe have confirmed through various studies and research the health benefits of chamomile. Chamomile tea contains chrysin, a flavonoid known for its incredible benefits for human health, and has outstanding properties as antioxydant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antipeptic, mild astringent, natural sedative an much more.



5 Ways To Help You Stop Drinking Soda

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:53:04 -0500

Soda can be a hard thing to quit. While people drink soda for different reasons, the fact that soda is unhealthy remains the same. Try these suggestions to stop drinking soda.



Elder Care Tips and Tools

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 08:55:55 -0500

Should you find yourself in the position where you have to care for an elderly loved one, it can prove to be one of the most rewarding, yet most challenging times of your life. Of course, every individual case will vary massively regarding the person needing care's needs, possible ailments, and other factors, but there are some common elder care tips and tools which can be applied to almost any scenario. Ask away.



How Well Would A Neck Comforter Work To Reduce The Stress On the Neck And Spine?

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 08:11:59 -0500

In between every two adjacent vertebrae in the spine, there is a spinal disc. As a result of our bodyweight and a tight neck muscle, the spine and spinal discs can compress, and this can further compress the nerves in the neck and cause pain. When we take this pressure off, it relieves the pain and discomfort instantly. That's exactly how the neck comforter works. The neck comforter is a new traction device that will stretch those strained muscles to promote relaxation and improve your posture. It also helps decompress the spine and maximize circulation between your neck to your head and the circulation between your neck and to your arms. You can also use the device to increase the movement in your neck by loosening up any stiff joint that you may have.



The Neck Comforter: For Quick Relief From a Stiff Neck And Related Conditions

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 07:42:34 -0500

The neck comforter is a mechanical device that works by the holistic approach, and is highly effective for pain caused due to stiff neck or related conditions. It is a product that a number of people would find very useful. This is something that is highly effective for a host of conditions, including headaches, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, neck pain, stiff neck, herniated discs and poor circulation in arms. Some of the specific features of the device that make it all the more convenient for usage include its 100% manual operation, ease of transportation and no requirement for any external assistance, batteries or electricity.



How to Get Rid of Mosquitoes at Home

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 07:33:44 -0500

1 pesky mosquito is all it takes to make you and or your precious little one fall sick from mosquito borne diseases like dengue fever, chikungunya and malaria to name a few. While the government and corporates have come up with all possible ways to keep our families safe, we are required to do our bit too. Here are some tips and tricks to keep your home mosquito free.



Do You Have a Loved One With Skin Ulcers? - Skin Sores, U Shaped Pillow

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 06:44:10 -0500

Many elderly people get bed sores and skin ulcers. From my own experience I would like to take this opportunity to share how my mom's skin ulcers improved and healed 100%.



Some Necessary and Important Information About an IBS Home Remedies Procedure

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:23:20 -0500

It is unclear why clients establish IBS home remedies. It can take place at any age, however typically starts in teenage years or early their adult years. It is more typical in ladies.



How These 4 Pillars Can Help You Enjoy Good Health

Wed, 17 Aug 2016 10:18:55 -0500

Everyone wishes to enjoy optimal health. It is sad to face the truth that many of us are not healthy. Here are few useful tips that will help you to gain a healthy body back.



Your Checklist As A Caregiver For Someone With Incontinence

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:25:16 -0500

Whether you are a family caregiver or a professional caregiver, you know that taking care of someone who suffers from incontinence can be a very demanding job. This article will help you learn about incontinence and how you can help someone deal with the condition.



Will This Star Trek Pain Management Reduce Your Pain at Home?

Mon, 08 Aug 2016 10:04:55 -0500

In Europe they call it the "Star Trek Device" that obtained pain management pain reduction and cure rates of over 90% in clinical trials in Russia in the 1980's. Invented by Dr Karasev in the 1970's the device is called SCENAR or the acronym for Self Controlled Neuro Adaptive Regulation. Like a TENS machine on steroids the SCENAR listens to small electrical changes in the body and gently tingles the skin with electrons that have proven to be so beneficial that the Russians say "It is like having a hospital in your own hands". Unlike the TENS unit the SCENAR effects last longer and longer as the electrons charge the cells and release vast quantities of the body's own pharmacy of neuropeptides. The combination of the two literally quickly reduces the pain and provides the chemistry to heal the underlying complaint... yet so simple to use that you can do it all at home.



Natural Healing Oil That Is Superior Than Prescription Antibiotics

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 10:35:38 -0500

Overuse of antibiotics, and prescribing broad-spectrum drugs when they aren't needed, can cause a range of problems. it ranges from antibiotic-resistant super bugs to disturbed gut bacteria and leaky gut. But now there's no need for that. There's an healthier alternative to antibiotics that isn't just 100% natural but it smells good and comes without the side-effects! Read about oregano oil and how this natural herb is a game changer for all.



10 Simple Ayurvedic Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle

Thu, 04 Aug 2016 07:53:50 -0500

People have become more knowledgeable on various treatment options available to them. They have started moving away from the conventional English medicines as they confront with many side-effects. This is where the holistic systems of medicine come into the picture. Ayurveda is one of them. Moreover, this system of medicine depends on herbs rather than toxic chemicals. Hence, it is getting popular among the people. In this article, we would be listing out the simple tips dictated by Ayurveda physicians for leading a healthy lifestyle.



What Are Effective CPAP Alternatives?

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:29:55 -0500

CPAP is currently the most prescribed form of treatment when it comes to patients who are suffering from severe or moderate obstructive sleep apnea. CPAP is also known as the gold standard of treatment for this condition and functions by administering a continuous and steady air pressure that will help to keep a patient's airways open. This is a very safe and effective treatment and it has an excellent success rate.



Getting Your Home Ready For An Outpatient

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:43:00 -0500

When a relative or friend is returning home after a stay in the hospital, it is important that your home is comfortable because they need time to recover and recuperate. This article will help you prepare your house to make sure that it is much easier and safer for them.



Which Pakmed Product You Should Try?

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 07:18:55 -0500

Pakmed is a self-medication brand that is available over the counter. They have a variety of products that can benefit your body inside and out. If you are wondering what the different Pakmed products are used for, here is a list that will help you:



The Must Have Essentials in a First Aid Kit to Effectively Handle Emergencies

Wed, 13 Jul 2016 14:19:57 -0500

You never know when an emergency might strike you, and in many cases, it is when you least expect it. So, being prepared involves having first aid and emergency supplies well-stocked in a place close-by.



Want To Check Your Organ Health In 1 Minute?

Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:22:09 -0500

Have you come to live with health symptoms that interfere with your everyday life? Maybe your internal organs aren't functioning the way that they should. Use this simple test to find out what's going on inside your body.



6 Natural Ways To Boost Your Immune System

Thu, 07 Jul 2016 13:04:52 -0500

Your immune system does a pretty great job of keeping you healthy. Don't you think that you should return the favor? A healthy immune system is key to a healthy life, so use these six tips to keep your immune system in tip-top shape.



A Look at the Best Natural Alternative for Ulcer Medication

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 09:15:11 -0500

Esmeprazole is one of the most commonly offered medications that is prescribed for ulcer and GERD. There are many health risks associated in form of side effects with such medications. Let's find out what the best natural alternatives are to Nexium and other medications.



How To Improve The Immune System Naturally

Mon, 06 Jun 2016 06:16:14 -0500

This article is all about natural methods of boosting the already outnumbered immune system. In this day and age, there are super-bugs at every corner and slowly declining effectiveness of the antibiotic. We need to start boosting our immune response ourselves and this is a great place to start.



Five Ways to Help With Home Care From a Distance

Fri, 27 May 2016 06:23:39 -0500

Is it possible to provide parents with home care from afar? Here are ways to keep in touch and offer help from a distance.



Personal Care Homes Offer a Much-Needed Alternative to Traditional Long-Term Care Options

Wed, 27 Apr 2016 06:34:17 -0500

As the percentage of elderly and disabled grow in the United States, personal care homes offer an alternative to nursing homes. Potential clients should know how to choose the best home for them and how to pay for it.



Citronella Oil Benefits for Kids

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 07:54:34 -0500

Citronella oil is one of the most widely used essential oils in both aromatherapy and commercial products. Citronella with its many benefits is commercially used in preservatives, deodorants, mosquito repellents etc. What has stayed out of the lime light are citronella oil benefits for kids.



How to Prepare Your Home for a Stair Lift Installation

Wed, 20 Apr 2016 14:49:24 -0500

For many people, having a stair lift installed in their home is the chance to regain or retain their freedom, even though their mobility may be reduced because of age, illness or an injury. Whether the reduced mobility is permanent or temporary, having one of these devices in the home can make a significant difference, with many people able to fully enjoy their property thanks to them.



Types of Underpads Used in Hospitals and Homes

Mon, 21 Mar 2016 11:05:03 -0500

The two primary types of underpad used in hospitals are disposable underpads and washable or reusable underpads. In this article, we will discuss the features of these two types of underpads in more detail.



Important Things to Consider When Looking at Second Hand Stairlifts

Tue, 15 Mar 2016 07:57:59 -0500

When it comes to buying a stairlift for the home, you don't have to buy brand new, there are many second hand stairlifts available on the market. Of course as with buying anything second hand, there are important factors to take into consideration, ensuring the lift is going to provide you with years of use without any major problems.



Three Reasons Why In-Home Care Services Are the Winning Choice

Thu, 25 Feb 2016 07:04:27 -0600

The longer a person spends in a house, the more comfortable they become with the surroundings. In-home care services ensure patients receive the help they need in a place they know.



Home Health Care - Eat To Beat The Common Cold

Sun, 21 Feb 2016 12:59:01 -0600

Feeling like you might be under the weather? If a viral infection of your upper respiratory tract has taken you out, chances are the last thing you feel like doing is eating. Your appetite is down, your throat is scratchy, and if you have a stuffed up nose, eating means the only way you have to get in the air is now blocked temporarily. It's not a pleasant experience at all. That said, if you want to make a speedy recovery, eating will be a big part of the plan. Food gives your body the fuel it needs to fight off the viral infection, getting you on the road to recovery. What's more is particular foods can help cure a common cold faster than others. Let's look at the best foods to be eating if you want to beat that infection.



Products That Will Keep You Cool This Summer

Thu, 18 Feb 2016 09:14:12 -0600

The heat is on. With this unbearable heat you don't really know what to drink; some say coffee and tea will cool you down while others say that a cold drink is better. It is up to you. Cooling down is easy, so stock up on different refreshing summer drinks.



How to Permanently Get Rid of Dandruff at Home

Tue, 16 Feb 2016 14:34:38 -0600

Dandruff is a condition of the scalp that causes flaking of skin to appear which may be marked by itching. Human skin cells are forever renewing themselves. As skin cells in the scalp are renewed, the old (dead) ones are pushed to the surface and then out of the scalp; they are literally expelled.



Natural Ingredients to Treat Cough at Home

Mon, 15 Feb 2016 12:56:43 -0600

Coughing happens when bacteria, viruses, pollen, dust or any foreign particles irritate the nerves between the lungs and throat. A cough is a way body tries to clear the blocks and passages in the track of respiratory system.



Home Health Care - Add Lemons to Your Eating Plan and See The Health Benefits

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:59:01 -0600

If you tend to think of lemons as more of a garnish or simply something you can add to a glass of water, it's time to reconsider. Lemons are one of the healthiest fruits you can consume and given the fact they are so sour, you can rest assured they are not high in sugar like most other fruits. Due to their sour flavor though most people use them in smaller amounts and combine them with herbs and spices and add them to many sauces, dressings, and drinks. Lemons have several beneficial properties that make it worthwhile to consider adding them to your eating protocol. Let's look at some of the biggest health benefits that lemons will bring to your life.



Tips on How to Stay Cool This Summer

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:46:53 -0600

With summer heating up our bodies struggle to adjust in places without air-conditioners. Yet, it's important to stay cool. Warm weather is lovely when you are near a beach, but less so when you're stuck in the office.



A Caretaker For Dementia-Affected Relations

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 12:32:42 -0600

The hallmark of human civilization is that we all want to live life fully. It is heartening to see athletes with physical disability - amputed legs - climbing Mount Everest or competing with normal athletes in Olympics. Dementia affected persons have every right to live life fully. Expectations are high. We need caretaker-spouses who are mentally strong and devoted towards the dementia affected spouse with love and respect.



What to Consider When Hiring A Home Care Provider

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 06:19:08 -0600

When it comes to assisting loved ones, it is important to find someone trustworthy to care for them. Hiring a home care provider is an important process, and it should be done carefully.



How To Make Luxury Home Made Soap

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:38:40 -0600

This article will show you the best method for making luxury home made soap. I will show you the do's and don'ts as well.



What Every Woman Wants Her Husband to Know About Long Term Care

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 13:06:09 -0600

What happens when the husband needs assisted care and it depletes the family finances and he dies, leaving his wife with unpaid nursing home bills and little else? Who's going to take care of her? Traditionally the male's role is to manage the family finances, a woman is often poorly equipped to cope with financial matters when her husband becomes ill or dies. Matters get completely out of hand with the onset of a long-term illness. The economic problems facing senior citizens are much worse for women than for men. Women make up a shocking 82 percent of poor elders living alone.



How to Extend the Life of Your Elderly Loved Ones That Physicians Rarely Tell You

Mon, 01 Feb 2016 10:18:53 -0600

Article to inform family members of simple inexpensive steps to help extend the life of their elderly loved ones. Health professionals rarely volunteer these methods to help preserve the life of their patients. This article helps prevent strokes and heart attacks.



Foods To Avoid With An Ostomy Bag

Fri, 22 Jan 2016 13:16:49 -0600

While you can generally eat what you want with an ostomy bag, there are certain foods that you should avoid depending on how they affect your body. Some foods can cause the production of gas, which if you have an ostomy, can be fairly uncomfortable and sometimes painful. Here are a few of the leading foods to consider avoiding.



Family Medicine And Family Physicians

Wed, 13 Jan 2016 13:45:36 -0600

To become a family physician, men and women go through a four-year degree program, they study in an accredited family medical medicine residency program, and an additional three years of training before becoming board certified. A family physician is your one-stop healthcare expert. They treat everyone in the family and they exam, research, and diagnose medical conditions from head to toe. This type of care is called integrated care where a family doctor devises individualized health plans to treat mom, dad, and children of all ages. Family doctors treat a wide range of health conditions and they can be your primary care physicians at any point in your life. Unlike other specialties, family medicine involves coordinating all types of healthcare issues, from a common cold, pregnancies, to treating an acute or chronic illness.



Family Doctors Are Important To A Person's Health

Thu, 07 Jan 2016 10:38:52 -0600

A family doctor is essential to all people who need health care. Doctors help people in a variety of different ways. They keep close records of their patient's medical history and they are able to diagnose and treat people when they become ill or are injured. A family physician can even screen their clients to figure out if they have a disease or if they are developing some type of condition that could negatively impact their lives.



Turmeric and Curcumin - How Different Are They

Tue, 22 Dec 2015 10:47:15 -0600

India is a country rich in nature's bounty - the very fact that we lead in the production of a wide range of products attests to this fact. Among India's top export products, Turmeric holds a very special place. Thanks to the internet revolution and the rapid advances made in biotechnology and science, the world today knows what our ancient Rishis have said centuries ago; that Turmeric is a spice rich in nutritional value and possesses significant medicinal values.



Enjoy the Benefits of the Various Services of Mobile Units

Wed, 09 Dec 2015 14:04:34 -0600

One of the most significant aspects of our personality is our smile. We can win over the world with our beautiful smile. However, if our teeth are tainted or are not well shaped, we will not be able to flaunt a 1,000 Watts smile.



Four Fantastic Benefits of Non-Medical Home Care

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 13:03:57 -0600

Ensuring your elderly loved one has high-quality medical care is important, but so is making sure that their social, emotional, nutritional, and environmental needs are met. Non-medical home care practitioners can support you in caring for your loved one, offering a whole host of benefits to keep your family member happy and healthy.



Home Care Agencies: Questions to Ask for a Great Fit

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 12:59:17 -0600

Home care agencies offer seniors the help they need to lead happy, independent lives at home. When searching for in-home help, ask the right questions to ensure a great fit for you and your family.



Doctors Making House Calls

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 06:14:23 -0600

One of the things which most of the older people tend to miss are the doctors who made house calls. I always felt that these were truly dedicated individuals for which you knew immediately that they honestly cared about your well being. Although gone in this modern day and age many doctors still remain fresh in our minds.



Get Home Remedies For Diarrhea

Thu, 03 Dec 2015 09:41:34 -0600

Diarrhea is sometimes a way of the body to get rid of unwanted substances in the stomach. It is normally defined as a loose stool without consistency. Further symptoms of this cleansing of the bowels include vomiting, stomach pain, thirst, fever, nausea, dehydration. In kids this may be hazardous as in individuals 60 and more. Luckily, there are home remedies for diarrhea.



Nasal Polyps Treatment Options That You Can Apply At Home

Tue, 01 Dec 2015 07:27:40 -0600

Treating nasal polyps isn't just about trying to get rid of them entirely. There is a surgery that can help you with this, but most people don't worry about the surgical procedure unless the polyps present a chronic problem. In fact, they can grow in size and be quite an issue when they become inflamed over and over again.



Home Care Funding And How To Get It

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:24:05 -0600

We give details about home care funding and how to get it in the UK. We also discover what options are available for the elderly including NHS continuing health care and aftercare.



4 Vital Self-Care Tips for Caregivers

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:29:31 -0600

The caregiver role includes a range of responsibilities based on the level of care your loved one requires. Whether it's short term or long term care, it typically creates unbalance in our lives. Caring for a loved one has its challenges and can become overwhelming, which takes its toll on the relationship as well as our health.



Flushable Wet Wipe - A Detailed Study

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 10:33:05 -0600

Many of us are well aware of "wet wipe". It has been an indispensable part of many families. Most of these families dare not travel a place without taking wet wipes with them. These items are popular in the market by several different names like moist towels, wet towels or wet naps.



Staying Warm This Winter

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 13:49:05 -0600

Winter season is imminent and so is the threat from Flu and multiple other cold related diseases. Here are some simple tips that one can follow to ward off the cold this winter season.



Homeopathic Medicine: Does It Work?

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 07:22:25 -0600

An age-old argument has broken out again with the British National Health Service (NHS) coming close to a decision to stop providing homeopathic medicines. It appears that a macro-analysis of a number of large-scale controlled trials has shown that they have no significant effect. At the same time, it is acknowledged that a number of homeopathic hospitals were incorporated into the NHS at its founding in 1948 and homeopathy has always been part of its practice. Advocates of this 'alternative medicine' point out that current expenditure is only about ?4 million per annum, a very small part of the overall NHS budget of over ?100 billion, and replacing homeopathic drugs with allopathic alternatives would cost much more.



How to Stop Nausea - Honey and Cinnamon for Stomach Ailments and Gas

Thu, 05 Nov 2015 10:42:17 -0600

You can quickly stop nausea at home by using a combination of natural ingredients. Cinnamon and honey help with gas and other things that cause an upset stomach.



Tips for Senior Care Bathing Assistance

Wed, 21 Oct 2015 10:01:45 -0500

Elderly people who are aging in place and get home health care support often have a difficult time accepting bathing assistance. This article discusses several tips for caregivers to use when providing bathing assistance to the elderly.



Three Reasons In Home Care Services Are Your Best Option

Mon, 19 Oct 2015 12:51:24 -0500

In home care services are a wonderful way to ensure your loved one has the help needed, but in a comforting environment. Here are three reasons why it is a great option.



Healing With Light: The Intranasal Therapy Device

Thu, 15 Oct 2015 09:35:48 -0500

The Intranasal Therapy Device - Few people don't know that our body reacts to specific wavelengths of lights, the common red color light. Intranasal Therapy Device; an alternative healing procedure that used the principles of light effects on the human body. This kind of therapy activates the body's self-healing ability by improving and restoring blood properties circulation.



Simplest Way to Overcome a Stiff Neck

Tue, 06 Oct 2015 08:08:40 -0500

Home traction devices operate by providing traction to a particular part of the body, which is very similar to getting a massage from a professional chiropractor. As the neck is tractioned, it creates more space between the vertebrae, so any underlying conditions, like a pinched nerve in the neck is healed. The nerves get more room to breathe, the neck heals. Correspondingly, it also heals ailing arms, hands or headaches, because nerves move from the neck to the arms, and hands. So as the nerve endings at the spine get more room to breathe, the related conditions are healed.



Natural Home Remedies!

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 09:52:16 -0500

There are remedies that you can use for various problems like back aches, headaches, etc. You will just have to adopt the best remedy and follow suit. It will give you quick results and these results can be enjoyed for a long period of time.



7 Steps to Caring for Yourself While Caring for a Loved One

Tue, 29 Sep 2015 15:58:59 -0500

Caring for a loved one through illness, addiction or temporary sickness is exhausting. Learn how to care for yourself first and not feel guilty about it with these 7 easy steps to getting quality sleep.



Trauma Recovery - Keep It Simple

Fri, 25 Sep 2015 15:13:33 -0500

Trauma is one of those emotional health areas that can impact our lives unexpectedly. Many of my clients have been in the armed forces and experienced active service; they may have witnessed or been subject to an act of violence; some clients may live (or have lived) with ongoing emotional abuse within a significant relationship.



Reasons Why Home Care Makes More Sense Than an Institution

Mon, 21 Sep 2015 06:27:15 -0500

If a family member has suffered an injury or illness, putting them in a hospital or nursing facility may seem like your only choice. However, home care can offer them the assistance they need.



What A Home Care Agency Can Do For You

Mon, 21 Sep 2015 06:26:14 -0500

A good home care agency can be a great help during stressful times of injury or disability. Read on to learn about what kinds of assistance you can expect to find.



Why Home Health Care Is Best for Your Elderly Loved Ones

Mon, 21 Sep 2015 06:22:52 -0500

One of the biggest decisions that families have to make is how to provide care for their sick or elderly loved ones. When it's all said and done, there's a reason why families consistently choose home health care over any other option.



Evolution in the Use of Mobility Aids - Bringing Normalcy for the Elderly

Wed, 09 Sep 2015 14:23:56 -0500

Mobility Aids are extremely significant for the elderly and disabled. Through the years, these pieces of equipment have improved several lives adversely affected over time due to age or physical constraints. The way various mobility aids have evolved over the years, is worth taking note of.



8 Common Health Problems You Can Treat With Herbs and Spices

Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:45:47 -0500

Did you know that you can use herbs and spices as cures to common ailments on top of adding flavor and nutrition to your daily meals? Stock up on these healthy options for both culinary and medicinal benefits.