Located on the western shore of Lake Ray Hubbard, Senior Care at Lake Pointe features beautifully landscaped grounds and spacious courtyards with a direct vi...
How Do I Choose The Right Adult Day Care Program?
Occasional breaks are essential not only to your emotional well-being, but to the well-being of your relationships with the person you are caring for.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
To Improve Chronic Pain, Get More Sleep (Coffee Helps Too)
Research from Boston Children's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) shows that chronic sleep loss increases pain sensitivity.
Tips on choosing a nursing home
Selecting a nursing home is an important decision.
How Specialty Certification Influences Professional Practice : Journal of Nursing Administration
Certified Nurses Day (March 19) honors nurses worldwide who contribute to better patient outcomes through board certification in their specialty. In this month’s Magnet® Perspectives column, Sharon Vanairsdale, MS, APRN, ACNS-BC, NP-C, CEN, program director for Emory University Hospital’s Serious...
Senior Housing 101: Senior Care Types Explained
Learn about your senior housing options and how to choose the solution that is right for you.
Advice from Physical Therapists
In order to help you have a smooth and speedy recovery, we are sharing four post-surgery recovery tips that we know will help your body heal.
Tips on How to Fix Fatigue
Fatigue can be defined as a general feeling of wariness, lack of energy, fatigue or exhaustion. It is a common complaint, not only amongst old and middle aged people, but for youngsters too. There are many causes of fatigue, and it could be as simple as putting energy into your daily life to become more active again. Let’s take a look at 5 ways that can help you effectively fix fatigue. Get moving We typically think that the best way to ward off fatigue is with a nap. Wrong! Lying in bed all day can make you feel sluggish and ill. You may also feel depressed and fuzzy, cranky and aching. This is because excess-rest brings about the opposite of what we want. Instead, physical exercise is what you need. If you don’t…
How new-age medicine is helping MLB pitchers improve recovery time
BRADENTON, Fla. — By now, the time line for recovery from Tommy John surgery is familiar even to the casual baseball fan. It takes at least a year, usually more. It takes tedious, monotonous work on the part of the player. Alternatives exist, but until now their use among established major leaguers has been limited — if tried at all. This season could provide a referendum on two of them. One surgical procedure could cut the recovery time in half. Another treatment could help a player avoid surgery altogether. “I think it can definitely help the game,” right-hander Seth Maness, who had a modified elbow ligament surgery in August, said by phone from spring training in Arizona. “But the circumstances have to be right.” Maness had a surgery on his right elbow known…
6 People to Question During an Assisted Living Tour
When searching for senior living, how can you tell who is really looking out for your loved one? Here are 6 people to question during your tours.