Social support is crucial for living your best life. A few small changes could boost yours.
A child who has lost a parent often must replace what else was lost: unconditional love and support.
A regular daily routine reduces stress for seniors Young or old, people are most afraid of the unknown. As someone loses control over their physical abilities, independence, or cognitive abilities, their world becomes filled with more and more unknowns. And if their days are unstructured and unpredictable, that can add more stress. That’s why having … Read more3 Top Benefits of a Daily Routine for Seniors
“The Natural Dog” takes a holistic approach and shows how to create a safe and emotionally supportive environment while teaching your dog to thrive in a human-oriented world.
Part I: Large provider systems dominate American healthcare, and not necessarily for the better. This is the first of several posts explaining how we got here.
IVF is hard, but so is supporting a partner going through it. Here’s what you can do or not do.
Check to avoid serious issues when adding new medications for seniors Most older adults take multiple medications, so it’s important to make sure that adding any new medicine is done carefully to avoid causing serious health problems. Unfortunately, there are doctors who may not take the time to check that a new medication won’t negatively … Read moreMedications for Seniors: 14 Questions to Ask Doctors Before Adding a New Drug
For preterm and low birthweight newborns, is high-tech medical care really superior to skin-to-skin contact? A new study confirms mothers’ bare chests are best.
Talking to aging parents about changes is tough You might have noticed that your parents are starting to need more help. Maybe the house is unusually dirty, they’re not eating properly, or medication doses are being missed. Talking with parents about aging and lifestyle changes can be tricky, but for everyone’s sake, it’s better to … Read moreHow to Talk with Parents About Aging: 5 Tips and Conversation Starters
Finding great truths and insights from experts in internet videos? Be careful of those who seem so right, but aren’t.