How to Care for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease

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Alzheimer’s disease presents some unique challenges to both patients and their families. These challenges may include issues with communication or dealing with behavioral or personality changes. Let’s look at some of the specific challenges caregivers face and talk about what can help. What is Caregiver Burnout? Caregiver burnout is a serious condition that affects caregivers. […]

Alzheimer’s Disease: What It Is & How to Cope

Alzheimer's Disease: What It Is & How to Cope

Alzheimer’s disease affects an estimated 5.5 million Americans and is the most common cause of dementia in people 65 years and older. What is this disease? How can you cope if a loved one is diagnosed? Find out the answers to these questions and more below. Alzheimer’s Foundation of America defines Alzheimer’s as, “a progressive, […]

Men’s Health: 5 Top Health Risks for Men

Men's Health: 5 Top Health Risks for Men

There are many diseases that are exclusive to or pose a greater danger to men than to women. In honor of men’s health month, let’s look at the most common diseases that affect men, how to know if you could be at risk, and how you can protect yourself. Top Dangers to Men’s Health — […]

How to Maintain Clean Air Quality in Your Home

How to Maintain Clean Air Quality in Your Home

COPD, asthma, cystic fibrosis…all are conditions where air quality can play a huge part in managing symptoms. If you or a loved one have one of these conditions, learning how to maintain clean air quality in the home is especially important. Your home is, after all, where you spend most of your time. Let’s look at […]

How to Prevent Melanoma and Still Have Fun

How to Prevent Melanoma and Still Have Fun

While fun in the sun seems like the perfect way to pass the summer months, all of us should be careful about how much sun we get. In honor of national melanoma awareness month, this post will look at how to prevent melanoma and keep you and your family safe in the sun. What is Melanoma? Melanoma […]

5 Ways to Maintain Optimal Health with Cystic Fibrosis

5 Ways to Maintain Optimal Health with Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis is a disease affecting about 30,000 people in the United States alone — leaving many people struggling to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Learn about 5 simple ways that people with cystic fibrosis can maintain optimal health. How does cystic fibrosis affect someone’s health? Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that causes mucus to build […]

What is Cystic Fibrosis

What is Cystic Fibrosis

What is cystic fibrosis — besides a disease that affects more than 30,00 people in the US?  Learn more about this brutal disease and what the future holds for its victims. What is Cystic Fibrosis According to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, cystic fibrosis (CF) is “a progressive, genetic disease that causes persistent lung infection and […]

5 Soothing Natural Remedies for Ear Infection

5 Soothing Natural Remedies For Ear Infection

Ear infections can cause debilitating pain — bringing grown men to their knees. Whether soothing the painful cries of a young child or dealing with the pain yourself, you no doubt know how real and unnerving this pain can be. However, doctors now hesitate to prescribe antibiotics for ear infections and other infections. The reason? […]

What You Should Know About Oral Cancer

What You Should Know About Oral Cancer

The mouth is one of the last places people imagine they will find cancer — but oral cancer is a condition that affects about 200,000 people per year in the United States alone! Let’s learn more about this condition, the signs to look for, and the treatment options available.   What Is Oral Cancer? Oral […]

5 Simple and Free Ways to Improve Your Health

5 Simple and Free Ways to Improve Your Health

Who doesn’t want better health? But instead of paying hundreds of dollars for complicated programs, there are simple and inexpensive things you can do to improve your health. Let’s look at five simple ways to do this and why it would work for you. How to Improve Your Health Without Paying an Arm and a Leg […]