Home For The Holidays: How To Welcome Older, Frail Or Alzheimer’s Family Members To The Party

Bringing the whole family together makes for a very special holiday. If an elderly family member, perhaps with intense medical needs or Alzheimer's symptoms, is being left out of the festivities due to their condition(s), it doesn't have to be that way. Here's how to include them on the guest list, without compromising their health and welfare or the family's fun. What's Needed Around Your Home You'll need more than a spare room in your home to welcome someone with multiple needs, but it will be worth it. Read More 

Elderly Parent Moving In? Here’s How To Make The Transition Comfortable

Caring for an elderly parent can be a stressful experience for everyone involved. Once your parent moves in, you'll have new commitments to keep, their lifestyle will probably have to dramatically change, and the entire household will need to settle into a new way of life. But the overall experience doesn't have to be an unpleasant one – here are a few tips and tricks you can use to make the transition more comfortable for your parent, which in turn will make your job as a caregiver a little easier: Read More 

7 Ways To Prevent Migraines

Migraines, whether they happen once a week or every day, can keep you from doing normal tasks, such as washing the dishes or doing the laundry. The pain can get so bad at times that you do not even want to get out of bed. Although headache medication is good at temporarily relieving these migraines, it is not a good idea to use it too often. Here are seven effective ways to prevent migraines: Read More 

How Family Practices Help You Cope With Chronic Illness

Whether you are a child, adolescent, or adult, a family care physician can be a great tool to help you cope with chronic illness. While specialists may be needed to help with your specific condition, it's also important that you visit with your family doctor about it. You'll quickly notice the benefits of a family care physician as part of your treatment plan. 1. Family Care Physicians Know Your Health History Read More 

5 Ways Deep Tissue Massage Can Help With Weight Reduction After Pregnancy

If you are about to give birth or have recently given birth, you may be thinking about how to get your body back to its pre-pregnancy size and shape. Many women are disappointed if they do not immediately drop the weight they gained throughout pregnancy. While it will take time for your body to adjust to not being pregnant, there are several things you can do to start feeling like your old self again. Read More