Take the Guesswork Out of Choosing a Skilled Nursing Facility With Three Simple Questions
In certain seasons of life, it might be necessary to call in professional help to assist in the care of your loved ones. We know that making the difficult decision to place your loved ones in skilled nursing facilities can be difficult and stressful, and we want to help you make this transition as peaceful as possible. At the end of the day, it is essential that he or she is in a happy, healthy, secure home while receiving the medical care they need. By asking these three questions, you can take the guesswork out of making the right choice for your family:
Will this skilled nursing facility keep my loved one safe and secure?
While moving into a nursing home can be stressful for everyone, researching all of your options can help to relieve anxiety that goes along with this Continue Reading
The Importance of Understanding the Differences Between Advanced Urgent Care Clinics, Doctors, and Hospitals
When most people think of wealth, they tend to think of it in terms of financial or monetary matters. The society approved idea of wealth is that of a person has tons of expensive material possessions, lots of money in the bank, and a large house and lavish lifestyle to show for it, they must be good to go. They have to be happy and healthy, right? Wrong.
Time and time again, as if society — especially Hollywood and Wall Street — were living in the movie Groundhog Dog, there are stories about the rich and famous who seem to have it all in terms of financial wealth, cracking under the immense pressure and stress of living “the good” life. In fact, many of these people suffer from poor health, though they have the funds and social status that allows them access to the best healthc Continue Reading
Don’t Let the Cost of STD Testing Prevent You From Being and Feeling Healthy
If health is really wealth — it is — then ask yourself this important question; Do you feel wealthy in terms of your health? If so, congratulations! Be grateful that you are in a healthy state and take measures to continue being that way. But if not, then it’s important to take a good, hard look at way and what you can do in order to become healthier and therefore wealthier. After all, it’s easy to feel down and out when you don’t have a lot of money, but without your health and vitality, you truly have nothing! Don’t ever take that for granted, as health really is invaluable. In fact, during the last days of his life, Steve Jobs, the famous founder of Apple, reflected on his life and said he would willingly give away all of this monetary wealth in order to have a chance to be healthy again!
One of th Continue Reading
Summer is the Time for Fun and Excitement at Camp
The best type of healthcare is preventative healthcare, and that includes above all a healthy lifestyle and a healthy diet. With a little effort and creativity, you can choose a healthy lifestyle for yourself and your family. Summer camp is a great opportunity for kids to try out new things and new activities. Or you can get together with your neighbors and create your own summer day camps for kids. You should be able to get tents, games and other supplies from a party and event rental store. After that, all you need is some imagination.
Exercise is the road to good health
Exercise and diet are the building blocks of good health. But somehow, very few people are actually able to put it into prac Continue Reading
You Should Look as Good as You Feel Surgical Weight Loss Options
The decision to make a change in your lifestyle is a very personal, and sometimes very difficult one. An often very necessary change that people make in their lives is the decision to lose weight, and although there are countless ways to do so, sometimes surgery is the best option. But before you look into weight loss surgery options though, here are some questions you need to ask.
Who is eligible for weight loss surgery?
To be eligible for any kind of weight loss surgery, you must have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or higher and be at least 80 pounds over your ideal weight. If you have a medical condition in addition to or as a result of your weight (type two diabetes, sleep apnea, heart disease, etc.) there is a greater likelihood that you’ll be considered for surgery Continue Reading
The Whys, Whats, and Hows of Hair Loss and Hair Replacement
Male hair loss is surprisingly common, affecting about 35 million men in the United States alone. Yet despite these large numbers, a relative few seek hair replacement treatments. There’s a lot of information available about hair loss and hair restoration, but it can be intimidating. Here’s a brief rundown of information, meant to open the doors to the truth behind hair loss and possible solutions.
Why do we suffer from hair loss?
Hair loss is also known as “alopecia,” and it can be caused by any number of things. Perhaps the most common cause is heredity Continue Reading
Athletes are Proud of Their Sweat, You Can Be Too
Sometimes you like to get a good sweat on. You’ve put in a solid workout at the gym, or you’ve run further or faster than you set out to do. Or maybe you needed to sweat it out in a sauna. In these cases, you will likely be happy with the amount of sweat that pours out of your pores. That is in fact, the intended goal. But for the 1% to 3% of the population who suffer from excessive sweating caused by primary focal hyperhidrosis, the sweat is unwelcome, and sometimes a source of discomfort or embarrassment. In this case, there might be a need for certain hyperhidrosis accessories that help to curb the amount of sweat.
Hyperhidrosis accessories such as iontophoresis devices
There are many hyperhidrosis accessories for those looking to alleviate the sweating problem o Continue Reading
Fresh Faced and Forty-Five — Menopause and Modern Skin Treatments
5:00 AM-Hit the gym
6:00 AM-Breakfast, backpacks, and buses for the kids
7:00 AM-Conference call and business pitch
If this busy schedule sounds at all familiar, then you are not alone. More and more women are choosing to “have it all.” A busy professional, family, and personal life can be so rewarding, but it can also be quite stressful.
Additionally, as women age it becomes harder to keep that stress from showing in the body, the face, and the skin. Between the ages of 45 and 55, most women go through the hormonal changes of menopause and experience a significant shift in the way their bodies reacts to self-care. Treatments such as hormone replacement therapy can help relieve the pain of hot Continue Reading
Why Urgent Care Facilities Make the Most Sense
Many people have had the experience or have been through the experience with a loved one, of needing emergency care. The traditional route for most people seeking emergency care is to visit the emergency room of the local hospital. What also comes with a traditional visit to the emergency room is the traditional long, agonizing wait for a doctor to treat an injury and recommending a follow-up visit with your regular doctor. Not many emergency room visits are pleasant. Most people would much rather be treated by a doctor familiar with them in a place that is also familiar. That is why next care urgent care is the emergency room care of the future, available right now.
What is urgent care? Next ca Continue Reading
The Advantages Of In Home Elder Care
Elder care is something that all of us will likely have to consider in the future, either for ourselves or our loved ones. While it was once commonplace to have people placed in retirement homes, it’s become increasingly evident that private home health care for seniors is perhaps a better option. With many recent news stories centered on elder abuse in retirement homes, many have become concerned about the quality of life offered in commercialized elder care. Furthermore, private care offers a more individualized experience that focuses on the single person’s needs rather than the needs of a large group. Help at home services could be the answer for those who need help, but don’t want to be just one among Continue Reading