Solutions for Picky Eaters

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Adult picky eaters don’t necessarily mean individuals who were picky eaters as children. There are many adults who become picky eaters after a trauma, medical condition, or personal self discovery. When seniors or home cared individuals become picky eaters though, it’s a different matter because it can be dangerous for their already compromised health. According to researchers from the University of Pittsburgh, picky eating is hard to explain and even scientists don’t fully understand the causes. However, they do acknowledge that food often carries powerful memories which can sometimes be […] Read Full Article »

5 Reasons Why Family Caregivers Need Space

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The family caregiver is the one person in the family who volunteers to take care of an invalid family member, often to provide greater comfort to the patient at a lower cost compared to hospitalization. Unfortunately, this arrangement is far from ideal if the family caregiver has other commitments and little training in the care of an invalid staying at home. Some of the problems that may arise include: Lack of privacy for both patient and caregiver as there is no professional delineation and the line between relative and caregiver […] Read Full Article »

Self Defense For the Sick and Weak

Self Defense

A lot can be said about self defense, but at the end of the day, there is only one true secret: self defense is about the will to survive. This means that everyone can learn proper self defense techniques suitable for his or her situations – even those who are bedridden or house-bound because of an illness or medical accident. The difference between self defense for the sickly and a healthy person is you have to equip the patient with defense tools as aids since physically, it might be impossible […] Read Full Article »

How to Avoid Fall Risks

How to Avoid Fall Risks

Did you know that falling is the greatest cause of injury among seniors? And that most falls occur at home? For many seniors with limited mobility, the fear of falling can cause them to limit activity. This may be both bad for health—as it means less movement—as well as unnecessary. If the right precautions are taken, seniors can enjoy freely moving about their homes without fear of fall risk. So, what can you do to make your home safer? Read Full Article »

A Healthy View: How to Best Care for Your Vision

A Healthy View: How to Best Care for Your Vision

In our younger years, many of us took our vision for granted. With age comes wisdom, and unfortunately, too often vision problems. As we age we value our sight and want to protect our eyes as best as we can. Below, you’ll find tips on how to keep your eyes in the best health possible. Read Full Article »

How to Avoid the Flu

How to Avoid the Flu

It’s that time of year—flu season. While many opt for the flu shot, some believe this is not the best option for them, and others may not be able to get it because of allergies. Even if you do get the flu shot, there are still other minor illnesses that are more prevalent around this time of year. The good news is, there are ways to boost your immune system, so whether you get the flu shot or not, you’ll decrease your chances of coming down with something. Read Full Article »