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In-Home Care: Choosing Safe Activities For Your Parent With Alzheimer’s

If your parent has Alzheimer's and you employ an in-home care, you should make sure they stay active as much as they can. Even though many activities are no longer safe for him or her, such as cooking, there are safe and rewarding things your parent can do to keep busy throughout the day. Gardening Gardening is therapeutic, and there is nothing like getting outside and getting your hands dirty. Make a special flower garden for your parent. Read More 

Learn What To Expect At Your First Visit To The Optometrist

Growing up in a home where money was tight could have limited your access to certain things, such as visits to the eye doctor. If you never complained about not being able to see well, your parents may have assumed you had perfect vision and never taken you to the eye doctor. If you notice that you are having a hard time reading or getting frequent headaches when you work on the computer, it may be time to get your eyes checked. Read More 

How To Avoid Hurting Your Back During The Winter

In the winter, you might be less willing to keep up with your chiropractic care appointments. It's cold out and you might not want to slip on the ice. This will make you less vulnerable to getting sick during the winter. Besides keeping you from getting sick, you may need more chiropractic care to cope with many of the winter activities that can be bad for your back. This can include removing snow from your windshield, shoveling and trying to avoid falling when walking on ice. Read More 

Enjoy Gardening But Injured Your Foot Or Ankle? Tips To Help You Still Enjoy It

If you have always loved to plant flowers and take care of them, it is difficult when you can no longer do this because of a foot or ankle injury. Fortunately, there are ways you can get back out in your garden again. The tips below will help you create a flower garden, plant the flowers, and take care of them all on your own. Choosing the Flowers Have someone take you to a garden center to choose the flowers. Read More 

Ten Things You Should Consider Before Planning A Home Birth

Being in a comfortable home environment is desirable for most expectant mothers. According to the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology, at least 25,000 home births occur every year, either planned or by accident. If you are considering a home birth for your new baby, there are ten things that you should consider before you make a definitive decision with your doctor or midwife. 1. Overall Health of the Pregnancy - If your pregnancy has been one that involves gestational diabetes, hypertension, or other health issues, a home birth may not always be the best idea. Read More