3 Therapeutic Approaches To Look For When Choosing A Memory-Care Facility
20 October 2016
When your loved one is diagnosed with dementia, not only is the news difficult, but there is also added complexity when you consider making decisions about long-term care. Although there are many wonderful facilities to keep your loved one safe, you should consider additional services designed to address their specific needs and retain their remaining independence.
More facilities are utilizing music therapy for their dementia patients. In the latter stages of dementia, when your loved one has episodes of memory loss or confusion, they may easily revert back to a time many decades ago, while losing more recent memories.
Vision And School Performance: Answers To Parent's FAQs About Childhood Vision Correction
26 September 2016
Some children struggle in school, and while not all learning problems are vision related, about one child in ten has eye trouble severe enough to affect learning. Parents may misunderstand learning problems that come from eye trouble, so here is an answer guide to common questions that can help you get started.
1. My child has perfect vision, so should I even worry about vision trouble?
Unfortunately, the answer to this question is yes.
Living With Pain Due To Stress: Three Natural Remedies To Battle The Pain Without Prescription Medication
4 July 2016
People who suffer from chronic pain due to stress often turn to medication as their first line of defense. Prescription medication can be very addictive and lead to dependency. If you are fearful of forming this habit, but don't know where to turn for pain relief, there is hope. You can turn to natural and safe solutions to help ease the pain that you have to live with every day. If you don't want to take prescription medications, use the remedies listed below so you can get up and get on with your life before the pain set in.
Meningitis and Oxygen Therapy in Children: Advice for Parents
22 February 2016
Meningitis is a serious disease that causes inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. As well as fever, drowsiness and seizures, meningitis can sometimes cause problems with breathing. If your child develops breathing problems from meningitis, your doctor may prescribe oxygen therapy. Learn more about the effects meningitis can have on a child's breathing and what to expect from oxygen therapy.
Why is oxygen therapy necessary?
Swelling in the meninges (the membranes around the brain) can interfere with a child's nervous system.