July 16th, 2014
It is very common to feel anxiety when you are facing a dental appointment. Some people have a true phobia of the dentist and may need to be treated with prescription medication. Most people, however, can calm themselves with natural treatments. Here are some to try.
Find ways to distract yourself while you are in the dental chair by bringing along [...]
July 2nd, 2014
How important is your eyesight to independent living? One in every three senior citizens has vision loss and the most common form of blindness is cataracts, according to AARP. Learn what causes cataracts and what you can do to prevent them.
The Mayo Clinic defines a cataract as the clouding of the lens in your eye. The lens focuses light [...]
June 24th, 2014
Grieving is a normal process that should not be denied or prevented because it is a normal response to a loss. When you and your family are grieving, encourage one another to share fears, anger, and other feelings. There are no set rules as to the normal time a person has to grieve, and your feelings of sadness may recur [...]
June 16th, 2014
After spending thousands on medical care, disabled individuals may find it extremely difficult to afford a wheelchair accessible van. This article looks at the steps toward buying a new or used mobility van.
Obtaining the funding
There are several options for getting assistance for a wheelchair accessible van. Depending upon the disabled individual’s financial record, selections include:
Loans. If you have a good [...]
May 29th, 2014
Your local dentist can answer questions about your oral health. Gum disease and aging are two areas of health that can be addressed while you are visiting your dentist.
Gum disease or gingivitis is an area of oral health that is often overlooked. Gingivitis involves swelling and inflammation, irritation and a milder form of gum disease. A more [...]
May 28th, 2014
What comes to your mind when you hear the word “counseling?” Do you think it’s something negative or positive?
Most people think of counseling as a negative thing. Actually, counseling is very positive. It gives people support they need. It can help them sort through internal issues. It helps people to reach a goal. It can give them a new [...]