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Independent Living for a Life with Diabetes Topic: Health Maintenance
Discovering that you have diabetes is a life changing event that many people who are not familiar with diabetes donít always quite grasp. In a world with so many life threatening diseases and illnesses, diabetes actually tops the charts in the number of people affected by either Type I or Type II d...
Published: Thursday 27 May, 2010
Catching Peas! Eating Aids for Seniors Topic: Nutrition
The elderly and our youth; they share so much of the same skill sets. While most parents spend a fortune on special eating utensils like silverware, plates and spoons for their toddlers to perfect their eating routine, most elderly caregivers forget about purchasing special tools to ease the strugg...
Published: Tuesday 04 May, 2010
Dressing Aids for Seniors Make Life Easy Topic: Activities of Daily Living
Remember when you were between the ages of 3 and 5 and getting dressed by yourself was a big, but welcomed challenge? While once putting on your shirt was an adventure for the day, for those suffering from symptoms of arthritis, other infirm or even just the natural decline in mobility as we age, th...
Published: Thursday 08 April, 2010
Bathroom Safety for Seniors Topic: Activities of Daily Living
Growing older may seem like a natural, graceful process, but the progression is often all but smooth. As we age, many activities that we used to do without a second thought become difficult and, in some cases, can even be dangerous. One area of independent living where seniors face the most chal...
Published: Sunday 21 February, 2010
Encouraging Independent Living in Home Care Topic: Care Givers
Caregivers and home care providers are of a rare and special breed. Selflessness exists in those that tend to the needs of the sick and it is not a trait that is easily found. A pre-existing talent for understanding how difficult it can be for a person who has fallen ill and an innate intuition ab...
Published: Wednesday 17 February, 2010
Ten Vital Things Everyone Must Know Before Choosing Your Eye Doc Topic: Vision Care
Many people regard their sight to be their most fundamental sense. Yet, every week thousands of individuals have cataract surgery on their eyes without having done any research on their eye surgeon. Who performs your cataract surgery is one of the most crucial decisions you will make in life.
Published: Friday 13 March, 2009
Health Considerations for Programmers Topic: Occupational Health
Computer programmers, or coders, work many hours seated in front of a computer typing on a keyboard. Over time, these working conditions can contribute to work-related health problems if prevention strategies are not incorporated. This article will highlight the most common work-related health probl...
Published: Monday 20 October, 2008
Hydration in the Elderly Topic: Nutrition
Hydration is a term that describes the fluid and electrolyte concentration in the human body. The level of hydration is dependent on water intake from foods, liquid, metabolism and water loss from sweating and organ function. Adequate hydration is important because water accounts for 70% of body wei...
Published: Monday 20 October, 2008
Care for the Caregiver Topic: Care Givers
A caregiver is the person that provides physical, emotional, financial or other support to another person or persons. Women most often serve as caregivers and provide support most commonly for immediate family members (Sherwood 2006). The role of a caregiver is associated with many personal benefits...
Published: Friday 10 October, 2008
Arthritis Overview Topic: Arthritis
Arthritis, which means inflammation of the joints, is a condition that causes pain, swelling and limited movement in one or many joints of the body. Arthritis can be caused by many different illnesses and must be treated accordingly. The treatment for arthritis may include medication to reduce the p...
Published: Monday 01 September, 2008
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