How Nutritional Needs Change for Seniors and What You Can Eat For Good Health
Did you know your nutritional needs change as you age? Learn how you can promote good health in your later years and eat for healthy longevity.
Baked Ricotta With Spring Vegetables Recipe
Here’s a multipurpose dish that is perfect for spring, but can also highlight other seasons It comes from Dan Kluger at Loring Place in Greenwich Village He made it in winter, studded with squash and mushrooms
10 Tips for Better Sleep After Brain Injury
Does it really matter if you get enough sleep? Yes! It may matter even more if you’re recovering from a brain injury as sleep disturbances are common. This makes it harder for those with a TBI to get the quantity and quality of sleep they need.Any brain injury — mild to severe — can lead to changes in sleep. These changes can affect you physically, mentally and emotionally. Deepening depression and anxiety, increased irritability, lack of energy, problems remembering things and a drop in one’s sense of well-being are some effects of troubled sleep.Making simple changes to your behavior and environment — sleep schedule, bedtime habits, daily lifestyle choices — can resolve some sleep problems. Defense…
How Distorted Thinking Increases Stress and Anxiety
10 cognitive distortions that make things worse for us.
What is a Continuing Care Retirement Community?
There are many important benefits of living in a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). In order to fully understand these benefits, it’s important to understand what a CCRC is. Simply put, a CCRC is a particular type of retirement community that offers several levels of health care on one campus Independent Living for residents who don’t need personal assistance (in some states this is referred to as “Residential Living”) Assisted Living for people who require a little help with the activities of daily living (in some states this is referred to as “Residential Living” or “Extended Living”). Memory Care (this is sometimes referred to as “Special Care”). Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation (both short- and long-term) in…
I can't afford mental health counseling. What's next?
I asked a question on here a week ago (read it if you wish) – it basically outlined how ridiculously insecure I am, especially in relationships. I have b
Why Don’t Teachers Get Training On Mental Health Disorders?
Teachers develop deep knowledge about their students through every interaction, yet when it comes to identifying mental health issues troubling their students, teachers are often unprepared.
What Is The Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia?
Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are often used interchangeably. Discover how the two diagnoses, while related, are remarkably different.
How to Prevent Mental Health Problems? Begin at the Beginning With Infants and Toddlers
A new report recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine ...
What is the best strategy for taking care of your aging parents at home?
Many of us find that as our parents age, they’re more likely to need assistance to carry out everyday activities. Many people's first instinct is to move their parents into their own homes. And while this is often a first--and sometimes the best--solution, it’s one that needs careful thought and planning.