Handling Aging With Comfort And Freedom - Things To Look For In Independent Senior Housing

Aging can be a difficult process to handle, both for the person getting older and his or her family. Making sure that your loved ones receive the care they need while also respecting their freedom and independence can be a difficult balance to strike, but independent senior housing is often an excellent compromise that will guarantee all concerned parties get what they want. Below, you'll find a guide to some things you should be sure to look for when selecting independent senior housing. Read More 

What Do Your Child’s Nails Say About Their Health?

Have you noticed a change in your child's fingernails? Has the color changed? The shape? Healthy nails have a smooth surface and are consistent in color. Nails are a good indicator of general health and can warn you of health conditions before your child shows other signs. Continue reading to learn what to look out for. Color Yellow nails are the most common discoloration people notice and is usually caused by a fungal infection. Read More 

Ear Infections In Kids: A Quick Guide

Ear infections can be very common in young children. In fact, 5 out of every 6 children get an ear infection sometime in childhood, so your chances of escaping completely are slim. And when you're trying to help your fussy baby or sobbing toddler get through the pain, you want to do everything you can to keep it from happening again. How to Know It's an Ear Infection You've got two problems: Ear infections can sometimes seem to be other maladies, and your young child can't properly communicate the issue. Read More 

Unexpected (But Normal) Consequences Of Brain Surgery

Getting the news that you need brain surgery can be quite frightening. While modern medicine is a marvel, in the end, someone still has to cut a hole in your head and perform surgery on your brain. As difficult as it may be to trust someone to take your brain into their hands, recovering from brain surgery will be the most difficult part of the whole procedure. Knowing what to expect and how to cope with it can help you navigate the blur that will follow your surgery. Read More 

Changing Your Lifestyle: Treat Yourself Right While Getting in Shape

Now that you have made the decision to get yourself in shape, you find yourself making many lifestyle changes. Some of these changes are subtle and some of them are major, ranging from drinking a few extra glasses of water a day to completely altering your eating, sleeping, and exercise habits. With all of these changes, you are pushing your body in ways that you have never done before. As such, you are putting a great deal of strain on your body. Read More