Just because your parent or grandparent can't go jogging with you, doesn't mean that they can't or shouldn't exercise under home care. There are many exercises for seniors that are done in a sitting position, making them safe and an ideal way to strengthen muscles without the risk of falling. Resistance Band A lightweight resistance band is a wonderful tool for seated exercising. It can be used for arm and leg exercises, by being wrapped around the back of the chair or underneath the seat.
16 December 2014
If you're designing and engineering a product, you may start with blueprints and drawings or other plans, but typically you need to eventually create a prototype to present to manufacturers and investors. A prototype is also needed to perform initial tests on a product so that designers and engineers know where changes need to be made, either for better performance or for safety or other factors. Rapid prototyping means creating a prototype of your product quickly, using various methods.
11 December 2014
Are you thinking of getting a companion animal for your older family member? Don't shy away simply because you don't think that your senior will be able to take care of a pet; many senior care services like ComForcare Home Care - Kalamazoo, MI recognize the value of a companion animal and will take care of the animal for them. However, that doesn't mean every animal is suited to companion status.
10 December 2014
According to research, if you're a woman, you have about a 12% chance of developing breast cancer during your lifetime. While there are some risk factors that might increase those numbers, there are also measures that you can take to reduce the chances of developing breast cancer. Watch Your Weight Once you've reached menopause, it's important that you maintain a healthy weight. Not only does obesity increase the chances of developing breast cancer, it also makes mammograms more difficult.
9 December 2014
The prospect of living healthier can seem daunting if you attempt to address every organ and tissue individually. To make healthy living more manageable, try focusing on adopting behaviors that enhance the health of multiple organ systems all at once. Just by making (and keeping) these three appointments each month, you'll enhance your overall health and reduce your risk of many ailments. Acupuncture Appointment Acupuncture is a traditional Chinese therapy that involves inserting very thin needles into specific points along the body.
4 December 2014
Many elderly become homebound at the end of their lives. While they may have other outside help, there are many things that you can do as a volunteer. Here are nine things you can do to serve these people. 1. Help them write a family history. Even if you only have an hour here and there, take the time to go and chat with them. You can also do this over the phone, though personal visits are always appreciated.
3 December 2014
Sports injuries can leave you in a lot of pain. The physical pain can make it difficult to function in your day-to-day activities. Your doctor, like Dr. Lisa M. Schoene, may prescribe you with pain medication; however, you may also want to find natural ways to alleviate some of the minor discomfort. You can find relief from pain through the natural healing effects of heat. Bring On The Heat One of the best ways to relieve pain after an injury is to apply heat.
14 November 2014
Do you wish that you could stop time and the aging process? Most people wish that this was obtainable, but unfortunately, time never stops and everyone ages. There is however, a supplement that can make your organs and skin slow down the aging process and give you a healthy glow. Taking sheep placenta supplements claim to give you this result. Here is some information about this little-known trick that people use to make themselves feel and look younger.
13 November 2014
If you've been told you have fibroid tumors in your uterus, you may be anxious and confused about what it means. Fibroids are not uncommon and are sometimes found on routine pelvic ultrasounds. You may have been told you will need a hysterectomy as a result of these tumors. In some cases, you may need surgery. However, it may be better to wait and explore other options before signing consent forms for surgery.
13 November 2014
Feet are not considered one of the most attractive parts on the body. If your feet are often sweaty, you may have a common problem called hyperhidrosis, which is excessive sweating. There are 250,000 sweat glands in the feet, and actually more per square inch than any other body part, including your arm pits. Stress on the feet, warm weather, hormones or emotional stress can all be contributing factors to sweaty feet.
13 November 2014