Rotator Cuff Surgery Healing Tips

If you have sustained a rotator cuff injury, then you may need to speak with an orthopedic surgeon about surgery so that you can heal properly. The operation will most likely involve the reattachment of one of the many shoulder ligaments to the shoulder bones. You will need to go through a somewhat lengthy period of healing after the operation is over. Keep reading to learn about some tips to help you through the process. Read More 

6 Clutter Free Gift Ideas

There are a lot of reasons you may want to find clutter free holiday gifts for your friends and family. Maybe you have a friend who just downsized into a smaller apartment and mentioned not having enough space for her stuff. Or perhaps your parents have mentioned they already have all the "stuff" they could possibly need and don't want to add to what they already have. Clutter free gifts mean you get to give someone something thoughtful they will enjoy, without contributing to more clutter they may find annoying. Read More 

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