Lower back pain (LBP) is a very common medical problem. There are many causes of LBP including injuries, diseases and degeneration. Poor posture accelerates degenerative changes of the spine hence proper posture is very important. Good posture helps … [Read more...] about Managing Lower Back Pain
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There is a unique sense of accomplishment that accompanies learning something new. Gaining knowledge is a rewarding experience which can empower your loved one and bring them joy. Lifelong learning will help your loved one to continue to mentally … [Read more...] about The joys of lifelong learning for your loved one
Reoccurring pain or stiffness in your loved one’s neck can make everyday activities painful. Socialising with others, driving or attempting to fall asleep can be made extremely difficult if the discomfort is not dealt with appropriately. Rather then … [Read more...] about Natural Alternatives in dealing with Neck Pain and Stiffness
At times, it may become difficult for your loved one to exercise if they are experiencing arthritis. Arthritis can affect the functioning of the joints, muscles, and bones causing pain and stiffness. With regular exercise it can help your loved one … [Read more...] about Gentle exercises for your loved one with arthritis
The wave of loneliness can hit us at any moment of our lives. But as we get older, we tend to find ourselves with more free time and nothing to do, which can lead to a feeling of isolation. It might get harder and harder to visit your loved one … [Read more...] about 5 tips to keep loneliness out of your loved one’s life
Caregivers often take responsibility for children and parents. The emotional and physical stress of long-term care can be overwhelming. It is important to set boundaries and plan in advance to prioritize your own wellbeing, as well as dependents. … [Read more...] about Caregivers Need Time to Relax Too
Your loved one may find it difficult to buy comfortable clothing that fits them properly. If your loved one suffers from arthritis or an injury they may also have difficulty dressing themselves. You can make their life easier by purchasing them … [Read more...] about Great clothing tips
Are you worried about having your hearing tested? Would you like to know what all the technical language and scientific tests mean? Here is some information so that you will know what will happen when you get your hearing tested. The … [Read more...] about Understanding your hearing test
No matter what age you are, you should be getting the recommended 7-9 hours of uninterrupted sleep. However, this is not always possible due to hormonal changes or other factors that could be causing sleep problems. As we age, we become more … [Read more...] about Are you getting enough sleep?
Understanding the causes and potential treatment of dizziness is important, particularly for elderly people, as dizziness can increase their chances of having an accident or a fall. Dizziness describes a number of sensations people can experience … [Read more...] about Do you feel dizzy sometimes?