Relaxation Tips for Caregivers

Caregiver burnout is when a caregiver experiences anxiety, fatigue, and physical ailments related to their caregiving duties. Caregivers of all varieties, from nurses to family volunteers, are at risk of burnout. Burnout is usually the result of taking too little time to care for...

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Helpful Items to Bring for Chemo

Undergoing Chemotherapy is can be a daunting experience. Hospital and clinical settings are unnerving for many people. However, there are items one can bring to his or her infusion session to help make the trip brighter and more comfortable. A blanket: Infusion clinics are...

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Challenges Faced by Parkinsons’ Caregivers

Parkinson’s is a progressive disorder, meaning symptoms get worse over time. Parkinson’s is also unpredictable with fluctuating changes in condition. At times, these changes can happen daily. This presents unique challenges to Parkinson’s patients and their caregivers. We will shed light on how to...

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Majority of Melanomas Not Associated with Moles

When speaking of melanoma, talk of moles frequently comes up. Specifically, talk about checking them for suspicious changes. This is important as melanoma can develop in existing moles. However, all skin on the body needs to be examined thoroughly. According to a new study,...

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ABCs of Identifying Skin Cancer

Summer is here and with it comes longer days and more intense sunlight. This increases exposure to UV rays which can lead to skin cancer. Today, we’ll discuss two ways to evaluate moles for potential signs of melanoma. They are the ABCD method and...

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Recognizing Heat Stroke in Older Adults

We’re approaching what is typically the peak for summer temperatures. Older adults are more vulnerable to heat-related disorders. This is for a variety of reasons ranging from health issues, medication side-effects, or the simple fact that older bodies don’t adjust as well to temperature...

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