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2 Reasons To Consider Home Health Care

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A home health care provider is a good resource to utilize if you either cannot afford full-time nursing home care or if you simply want your senior relative to be able to remain in their family home while receiving the care that they need. Listed below are two reasons to consider home health care: The Service Can Provide Flexible Care Plans One of the biggest reasons to consider home health care is the fact that they can provide flexible care plans that can help you fit their service within your budget. Read More»

Why A Nursing Home May Be The Best Way To Care For Your Parent With Dementia

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If you have a parent with dementia, you may need to look into nursing home care or assisted living. You might want to care for your parent in your home for as long as possible, but at some point, your parent may be safer in a facility that knows how to care for patients with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Here are some reasons why. Tendency To Wander If your parent is still mobile when dementia becomes more advanced, he or she will probably wander. Read More»

Menopause Ruining Your Skin? Fight Back To Reclaim Radiant Skin

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Nearly everyone knows that menopause can bring an onslaught of annoying symptoms from hot flashes and night sweats to mood swings and memory lapses. These topics are frequently covered in women’s magazines and health journals and are often the subject of light-hearted jokes as aging women learn to poke fun at themselves. What you may not know it is that menopause can also cause a host of skin problems that can leave you feeling old and worn out. Read More»

Over 40 With Poor Vision: Why Can't You See Close Up And At A Distance?

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If you’re over 40 years of age and can’t see things perfectly up close and at a distance, even when you wear eyeglasses, you may wonder if you’ll lose your eyesight. Although a good number of adults experience problems seeing things up close after they turn 40 years of age, your eyes should still be relatively healthy enough to see at other distances. Your vision aids should also help keep your eyes clear. Read More»

Tips To Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risks

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If you are a woman over the age of 40, then you likely know that your risk of developing breast cancer rises significantly as you get older. Specifically, 1 in 68 40 year old women develop the cancer and 1 in 42 50 year old women will likely have some form of breast cancer. Your risks go up even more as you reach the age of 60 and 70. This means that it is necessary to do everything in your power to reduce your personal breast cancer risks as much as possible as your age. Read More»

Signs That Your Child May Need Counseling And The Methods Used For Children

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When children go through difficult events and situations in life, they are often left with feelings they cannot work through. These feelings can accumulate and cause emotional problems for the child, and they can cause lifelong effects on the child’s wellbeing, emotions, and actions. Children’s counseling is something that can help children through tough times. If you are not sure if your child needs it or how it works, it’s important for you to know these three things. Read More»

Before You Jump Into Summer, Heed Warnings About The Jump In Skin Cancer Cases

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Ah, summer. Regardless of where you live, it’s the season during which you yearn for activities drenched in sunshine. For many people, it is the season of suntanning. Who doesn’t see the attraction of skin darkened by the sun’s rays, shown off in shorts or pretty dresses? However, a dark shadow lurks over the sun’s beckoning warmth. Skin cancer rates are skyrocketing in this country despite years of public service warnings about the importance of sunscreen protection. Read More»

Everything You Never Knew About Eye Color

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As you know, most people’s eyes are a shade of brown, blue, or green. What you may not know, is how eye color actually develops. Why are your eyes the color that they are? Why do some people’s eyes seem to change color on a daily basis? Here is everything that you have always wanted to know about eye color. Why babies are born with blue eyes While not all babies are born with blue eyes, most babies are. Read More»

After The Ultrasound: Acheiving Emotional Stability After Finding Out Your Baby Has A Disability

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The twenty week ultrasound is routine for pregnant women. You’re excited to see baby on the screen, excited to find out what color you should paint the nursery, and excited to hear that all is good and well with the person growing inside you. But what happens when the doctor discovers that all is not well? You’ll begin to rearrange your vision of the future. You’ll need to start making different plans. Read More»

Struggling With Methamphetamine Addiction? 2 Treatment Alternatives

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At a party, you nonchalantly agreed to try methamphetamine for the first time.  Since this event, your life has been negatively affected by your unending desire for more of this toxic drug.  If you can relate to this scenario, don’t lose hope.  If methamphetamine addiction has taken over your life, consider the following 2 treatment alternatives. Medications People who are addicted to methamphetamine, more commonly referred to as meth, face increased risks for a variety of physical and mental health problems. Read More»