Ever notice a subtle shaking of a hand or limb that you have no control over? Don’t let it upset you. This is what is known as a tremor, and it’s often a perfectly normal part of life. However, you should bear in mind that there may be an underlying risk resulting from them, which is why it’s important to get frequent medical checkups throughout your lifetime. Today, let’s explore what causes tremors, what disorders they may potentially indicate, and more. The Basics First off, let’s clear the air on the naming. Tremors are often confused with muscle spasms and/or…> Read More
Depending on your age as you read this post, you may be presently struggling with the prospect of getting older. Sure, the lines become more prominent, and we can’t do some of the things we used to, but this is a beautiful and deeply rewarding stage of life that should be embraced rather than feared. Many folks tend to become more “complacent” and comfortable in their own skin as seniors, and that’s due to the wisdom and lessons they’ve learned along the way. They’re content with themselves and tend to enjoy each day as it comes their way – because…> Read More
When a loved one is living with dementia, it’s a difficult situation for both sides of the proverbial table. However, the experience does not have to be a stressful, upsetting one for anyone. With the right activities and means of stimulation, dementia patients can enjoy each day, every day! Let’s spotlight some of these excellent activities to help you determine which is right for your loved one. Memory-Related Games With memory games, it’s a good idea to avoid solutions that will easily upset your loved one. So, in that sense, you’re better off not trying to get them to recall…> Read More
Looking after a loved one’s health is about more than prescription medications and dieting. In many ways, ensuring they can maintain their independence – and integrity – is just as beneficial. In order to do that, we need to fully understand their capabilities rather than simply assume them. This is important as it can help them stay positive, optimistic, and accepting of various forms of caregiving while still preserving their way of life later on. Today, let’s explore several ways to help the seniors we cherish in our lives remain as independent as possible. Trust It goes without saying that…> Read More
Living with muscular dystrophy, in addition to mobility impairment, affects the individuals’ everyday way of life. They typically require assistance with moving and exercises to help maintain mobility, all while accommodating to their specific needs. Muscular dystrophy and mobility impairment essentially go hand in hand. Generally speaking, the patient can experience weakness in areas such as their muscles, heart and lungs, which contribute to the inability to move around in a conventional manner. The use of equipment including wheelchairs, ventilators, and transportation devices can be extremely helpful in this situation, but this often still requires the assistance of a support…> Read More
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