Experts estimate that 75 percent of people will experience back pain at least once in their lives, making it one of the most common medical ailments.
December 15, 2014 Posted by Easier Living under Home Health
Older adults, as well as those living with certain conditions, have a heightened risk of contracting hypothermia. Caregivers should safeguard the home to prevent this condition from developing.
Arthritis affects millions of people, but jogging may be key for preventing it in the future.
TBI may increase dementia risk in seniors, but caregivers can help these individuals in the home.
Music may make life after surgery much easier.
As the colder months approach, older adults and those living with certain conditions are wondering how the weather will affect chronic pain.
Caregivers give back so much every day - it's time to thank them for their tireless work.
Alzheimer's affects millions of people each year, so brush up on your disease knowledge this National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month.
As caregivers are prepping for holiday travel, it is important to keep these tips in mind.
Try these stretches next time back pain surfaces.
October 25, 2014 Posted by EasierLiving under Home Health
Sports are ideal for alleviating symptoms for those living with MS.
This World Spine Day, brush up on how to relieve symptoms associated with common and painful conditions.
Recovering from hip and knee surgery may take several months, but there are ways to ease the process.
People living with arthritis should examine their sleeping habits for good health.
Women may be more likely to develop Alzheimer's if they are worried, anxious or moody.
Walking provides a wealth of cognitive benefits for older adults and those living with certain health conditions.
Caregiver support groups offer a wealth of unique benefits to carers and their loved ones.
Flu season is coming up, but there are many ways to safeguard yourself against the illness.
Diet and exercise are crucial for staving off symptoms of MS.
Exercise may be one of the best ways to increase mobility.
Parkinson's disease currently affects more than 1 million people living in the U.S., with nearly 50,000 to 60,000 new diagnoses each year.
While most forms of exercise are beneficial for people who have MS, researchers at Rutgers University discovered that yoga may have unique benefits for these individuals, including improving balance, strengthening the core and providing mental relief.
Diet is one of the most important components of healthy living, especially among those who have lived through a stroke.
While providing continuous care for a loved one can be one of the most rewarding ways to spend your time, caregivers are among the first to admit the profession can be stressful.
There are a few signs and ways to handle RSS. Consider these tips to help family members feel happy and content after they move.
August 12, 2014 Posted by EasierLiving under Home Health
As seniors get older, they reach an age where they may need to move in with caregivers.
August 07, 2014 Posted by EasierLiving under Home Health
August is National Immunization Awareness Month. In honor of this month's theme, there are a few things caregivers should know about vaccinations and older adults.
August 06, 2014 Posted by EasierLiving under Home Health
Once family members are diagnosed with dementia, going to the doctors can become a little tricky.
Sometimes loved ones may express unusual behavior throughout the stages of dementia and Alzheimer's.
Loved ones with dementia sometimes have no clue that they have an illness. This condition is known as anosognosia.
Family members with dementia and Alzheimer's can sometimes display alarming behavior.
Music is a very powerful thing - especially for loved ones with Alzheimer's and dementia.
Consider these tips for caregivers on how to handle Alzheimer's behavior.
For spouses, caring for a significant other with Alzheimer's or dementia can be difficult at times.
Here are a few tips on how to prevent your loved one from falling.
Taking on the role of a caregiver can sometimes be stressful. Consider these methods to help prevent stress.
Consider these tips for independent living.
Incontinence is also part of the progression of Alzheimer's Disease and dementia. Follow these tips to manage it and make loved ones more comfortable.
Bariatric surgery is a weight-loss approach for people who are severely overweight or obese.
There are many ways to care for a loved one with dementia and make them comfortable with their condition.
It can be difficult for kids to grapple with the symptoms associated with Alzheimer's.
A loved one who is diagnosed with carpal tunnel may be curious to know what it is and why it happens.
Vascular dementia is the second most prevalent form of dementia after Alzheimer's disease.
Frontotemporal dementia is a group of progressive neurological disorders in which the brain's cells degenerate.
Eating well is a huge part of optimizing health.
Caregivers likely know that "dementia" refers to a decrease of mental abilities that is severe enough to impact everyday tasks.
Caregivers who look after loved ones with Lewy body dementia face challenges such as assembling the right care team and researching and investing in the best dementia products as the disease progresses.
Being diagnosed with Alzheimer's is a life-changing event.
Caregivers whose loved ones are diagnosed with dementia likely have many questions and concerns.
There is no doubt that caregivers and family members with Alzheimer's have many questions regarding the disease.