Tips for Caring for a Parent with Dementia

Taking care of an elderly parent who is suffering from dementia can be difficult. It can even be overwhelming. The day-to-day care of your parent can sometimes leave you burned out, and this can impact your ability to care for him or her. If you are planning to care for your parent, here are some tips for providing the help he or she needs. Discuss Financial and Legal Issues If your parent is in the early stages of dementia, now is the time to talk about his or her financial and legal issues. [Read More]

How To Get Your Allergy Symptoms Under Control

If you seem to have itchy eyes and respiratory irritation every spring, you might have an allergy. You can develop allergies at any age, so you shouldn't discount the possibility of having an allergy just because your symptoms start later in life. You can develop an allergy to just about anything, such as pet dander, pollen, and food. If your symptoms are bothersome, or seem to be getting worse, you should see an allergist for testing and treatment. [Read More]

How To Encourage Skin Renewal After You Have Had A Bad Reaction

Whether you have tried a product that didn't agree with your skin, or if you are having an allergic reaction to something that your skin has accidentally come into contact with, it can be difficult to deal with skin issues. During facial skin issues, you still may have to deal with your day-to-day responsibilities. If you want to encourage skin renewal to heal your issues quickly and evenly, here is a routine to start while you are dealing with skin problems. [Read More]

Tips For Getting The Most From Your Physical Therapy After Knee Surgery

Once the surgical repair of the torn cartilage in your knee has been completed, a successful recovery depends on how well the physical therapy goes. Your physical therapy will last several months. How effective it is depends on how well you tolerate it and follow the instructions of your doctor and physical therapist. Here are some ways to make sure you're getting the most from your exercise sessions and speed along your recovery. [Read More]