Health

What to Do if You’re Allergic to Adhesive Bandages

Most bandages either contain adhesive, or they need to be applied with adhesive tape. If someone is allergic to adhesive bandages or to latex, and is having the following symptoms, there are steps they can take to ease the uncomfortableness or take it away completely. Symptoms of the allergy would be a rash or redness, [...]

How to Prevent Fractures and Falls: Tips to Keep Seniors Safe

Falls are common among the elderly population. Statistics cited on the CDC claim that every year, at least a quarter of all adults over 64 will experience a fall, and 3 million seniors visit emergency departments each year after suffering a fall. And once someone falls, his chances of falling again are doubled. Many seniors [...]

Fun Low-Impact Exercise Activities for Seniors

Whether you’re recovering from an injury or surgery, you have aching muscles and joints, or you just don’t want the harsh impact of an aggressive workout, you can still get your blood pumping in your golden years with low-impact exercises. The best exercises for seniors should focus on overall wellness. As you age, your risk [...]

How Holistic Health & Nutrition Can Benefit Seniors

In Western society, we often treat symptoms and acute conditions with medications and prescriptions when it comes to healthcare, instead of focusing on preventative medicine. But it’s important to do what you can to take care of your body and mind, especially as you get older. A holistic approach to healthcare involves a heavy emphasis [...]

Essential Nutrition Tips for Hardworking Caregivers

Nurses and doctors who work long shifts usually don’t find time to eat easily. It’s hard to focus on nutrition when you’re constantly being called on by patients or the hospital when there’s suddenly five new admissions. Some doctors and nurses even work 12-hour shifts back to back and barely have time to sleep, let [...]