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FRAIL – A Medical Assessment of Health

What is frail? Frail is not just look! We’ve found it’s much more, including the fight & the determination you have for life. Johns Hopkins University has created a test using the Acronym F.R.A.I.L. to determine how frail or strong a patient is for surgery & aftercare. This test could also become very helpful to

Living With Type 2 Diabetes

Are You Letting Type II Diabetes Destroy Your Quality of Life? It may be hard to accept, but a diagnosis of diabetes late in life can actually be a wake up call that could save your life. Being diagnosed with Type II Diabetes is a frightening moment, but it can also be a sign that

Helping Caregivers Avoid Migraine Headaches

The World Doesn’t Stop When You Have a Migraine Unfortunately migraines don’t have a real schedule. Those who suffer from migraine headaches understand how they can literally change your life in an instant. According to HealthLine a migraine is defined as a disorder characterized by repeated attacks of severe headache. A migraine headache causes throbbing

UV Safety

July is National UV Safety Month. UV rays can be very harmful. Caregivers need to take special note to ensure that the person they’re caring for is well protected against UV rays whenever they are outside. How UV Rays Affect Your Body Did you know that your skin is your largest organ? Yes, skin is

Combating Inflammation

Reducing Inflammation From Arthritis & Other Inflammatory Diseases If you suffer from arthritis or inflammation from any other health issues you may be surprised to find that you could be causing more inflammation by eating the wrong foods. Diet plays a big part in your health and, especially in this case, can be a large

Your Social Worker is an Important Part of Your Team

  The importance of the role of a social worker is quite often overlooked or cast aside. They play very important roles in not only handling common problems and issues a person may have but also play an important role in coping with issues that people face throughout various times of their life. What Do

Take Control of Your Diabetes – Utilizing Your Diabetes Team

If you have diabetes, especially Type II, you have to understand that with that diagnosis comes the responsibility of a disease that needs to be managed/controlled. One can live a very long and full life with diabetes, as long as it’s under control and the best way to make sure you are in control of

5 Ways To Deal With Chronic Pain

Chronic pain can affect people of all ages; however, when your pain becomes life altering you need to think of ways to manage your pain and your lifestyle. Pain management does not necessarily mean a lifetime of medication; however, sometimes a combination of medication & lifestyle change can be the answer. The Facts About Chronic

Caregiving Crisis

Caregiving When Family Isn’t Around Today’s families seem to be scattered all around the globe for a variety of reasons, ranging from job to furthering education. What this means for today’s aging society is that many are aging alone, without close family around to help or even know what goes on in the day to

Getting Your Loved One to Accept Caregiving Services

You Realize Your Loved One Needs Caregiving Caregiving can be a touchy subject to bring up with an elderly loved one. Let us guide you so that you not only approach the subject properly but you understand what’s best for your loved one when it comes to keeping them at home safely. Today’s world often