17 February 2015
As your parent ages and begins needing more help, he or she may agree to accept home health care services from a local agency. When this happens, you may want to actively take part in choosing a company for the services. As you do this, keep in mind the types of services your parent needs the most, and don't forget to think about other services the company may also offer.
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.
15 January 2015
If you do not have manicures very often, the process of maintaining your nails might seem like a mystery. You might even be wondering if your nails are considered "normal." The truth is that healthy fingernails should be smooth, lacking the grooves that many nails happen to possess. Nails also offer no discoloration -- not even those tiny little white flecks, which are often caused by injury to the nail. Here, you will see a few ways you can take better care of your fingernails.
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.
12 January 2015
An imperfect smile can make you feel self-conscious or uncomfortable, but problems with your teeth can be fixed! There are many ways that a smile can be damaged, whether through injury, a long-term lack of dental care, or dental diseases/infections. But current dental technology can restore a smile through a number of different procedures. If you have chipped, broken, decaying, or missing teeth, consult a dentist and ask about the following procedures:
5 January 2015
You use your hands on a daily basis, whether it's lifting objects or controlling the steering wheel of your car. As you get older, your hands may not be able to work like they once did. You can deal with hand soreness, though, by taking these steps: Put Pain Relieving Gel on Your Hands One of the easiest ways to relieve pain in your hands is to put some sort of pain relieving gel on them.
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.