Understanding Senior Loneliness And The Benefits Of Home Care Services

Loneliness can affect people in most any stage of life, but your elderly family members are at the greatest risk. Even if your loved one lives at home with you, he or she may still feel alone. Sometimes, the feeling of isolation can lead to psychological problems and physical illnesses. Understanding the most common causes of loneliness in elderly individuals can help you combat it with your loved ones. Common Causes of Loneliness [Read More]

Hard Decision Making: Changing From Curative Care To Palliative Care, And On To Hospice

The decision to seek palliative care instead of curative care can be complex. Changing over to hospice care may feel like giving up. Healthcare providers will do their best to discuss with you the options for you or your loved one as you make these difficult choices. Curative Care is Treatment that is Aiming to Cure You Getting curative care is the treatment you receive when you go to your doctor for a problem that can be remedied through medication or therapy. [Read More]

Dental Braces And Your Child: How To Help Them Adjust

Child orthodontics can be a tricky business. While you want your child to have the best possible care available, you know they are not happy to go to the orthodontist, nor are they particularly happy to be getting braces. After all, most children associate dental braces with an inexplicable social stigma. While you may not understand the reasons behind your child's aversion to dental braces and orthodontic care, you will need to help them adjust to their new reality. [Read More]