* Health Issues

May 31, 2018

When Stroke Happens

Strokes, or “brain attacks,” disable Americans more than any other disease. With an interruption of blood to the brain, a stroke may have similar symptoms; but as everyone’s brain is different, so are the effects of […]
May 29, 2018

What Do I Do if My Parent Refuses to Go to The Doctor?

Changing to a new doctor is often stressful, but for an elder who is set in their ways, seeing an unfamiliar physician can be extremely unsettling. It is important since the right doctor can make all […]
May 23, 2018

Think Twice About Giving Seniors Nutrition Drinks or Shakes

“My elderly mother isn’t eating and she has lost a lot of weight. Should I give her a nutrition supplement drink to replace the meals she should be eating?”
May 21, 2018

What to Do When a Senior Refuses to Bathe and Change Their Clothes

The issue of elders who were once reasonably clean adults refusing to take showers and wear fresh clothes is one that is far more common than most people think. To remedy this often-malodorous situation, it is […]
May 17, 2018

7 Things That Cause the Elderly to Fall

Falls are the leading cause of death, injury and hospital admissions among the elderly population. According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), one out of every four Americans aged 65 and older falls every year.
May 16, 2018

Step into Summer with Healthy Feet

With summer fun in the sun now in full swing, millions of Americans are ditching the heavy footwear of winter months in favor of sandals, slings, and free-wheeling flip-flops. And with the sudden emergence of all […]
May 8, 2018

BREAK THE STIGMA FITNESS: A 420-FRIENDLY GYM SMASHING STONER STEREOTYPES

At the age of 26, Jannessa Lea was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), a connective tissue disease that affects the body’s collagen levels. EDS is also known to cause intense joint and muscle pain and muscular […]
May 2, 2018

How to Communicate with Someone Who Has Hearing Loss

When someone suffers from hearing, it is difficult (and frustrating) for them to communicate effectively with others. While there are a variety of assistive devices available to make sound louder, it is most important that proper communication techniques […]
May 1, 2018

HOW TO TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR ABOUT MEDICAL MARIJUANA

Medical marijuana is legal in 29 states and Washington DC. Shown to be an effective treatment for several medical conditions, many people are curious about trying medical cannabis. Whether you live in a medical state or […]

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