11 April 2016
If you are retired, healthy, and own your home, you may wonder why you should consider moving to a retirement community. The truth is, living in one of these communities is not about having someone there to remind you to take your medications or help you with your daily chores. That would be an assisted living type of arrangement. A retirement community is just that: a place where retired people go to live with only other retired people.
18 June 2015
If you are having any kind pain in your foot, it is highly recommended to see an orthopedist so they can make a diagnosis and recommend treatment. If you have strained the ligament that supports the arch in your foot, chances are you have plantar fasciitis. This disorder of the foot is the most common cause of heel pain. Here are four things you can try to alleviate pain caused by plantar fasciitis.
4 February 2015
For those seniors who are active and who want to maintain their independence, independent living communities might be exactly what the doctor ordered. Below are just some of the many benefits you can enjoy by choosing an independent living community. Maintenance-Free Living Independent living communities come in several different forms. Some have individual apartments within a large building, while others are individual family homes or town homes within the overall community.
14 January 2015
Toenail fungus can be an embarrassing thing to live with, but it is also something that is extremely difficult to get rid of. Many people will try numerous home remedies to eliminate the fungus, only to discover that the fungus is still there. If this sounds familiar, you may want to make an appointment with a podiatrist to see what he or she can do to help you eliminate the fungus once and for all.
30 December 2014
When you live with physical challenges, your home can be hard to navigate. Fortunately, you can make modifications that can make it more livable. Here are some changes you can make that will not break the bank and will help you move through your home easier. Create half-steps. If you have steps that are difficult for you to manage inside and outside of your home, create half-steps. A half-step makes it easier to move up and down the stairs and also lowers the risk you will fall.
15 December 2014
Children often grow out of their irrational fears by virtue of growing up, but sometimes a fear is so strong that a child will not simply "grow out of it." This can be the sign of a much bigger problem. One of the most common fears experienced by children is the fear of dogs. Here is a brief introduction, and some helpful tips that parents can use to help their children overcome this fear.