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...

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Health Benefits of Watermelon

Watermelon is a favorite summertime treat. It’s a crisp, cool way to get some refreshment against the sizzling heat. Just how good for you is it, though? Below we’ll outline some health benefits of watermelon. • Hydration: Given the...

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Home Remedies for Upset Stomach

Occasional stomach upsets are not uncommon. They can be triggered by eating certain foods, eating too much food, or even by medications. While there are medicines for upset stomach, there are plenty of home remedies that can also help....

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Ways to Stay Connected While Providing Care

When a family member needs assistance, communication among the caregivers is critical to the preservation of dignity and smooth functioning of the process. While it is most important for the person receiving care to understand what is going on...

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Foods for Mental Health

The physical benefits of a balanced, healthy diet are well documented. However, can those benefits extend to the psychological? While there is no one diet that is proven to cure depression or anxiety, a balanced diet filled with certain...

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Oral Cancer: An Overview of Symptoms

April is oral cancer awareness month. Oral cancer, while not the most common of cancers, has a higher mortality rate than other, more talked about, cancers. Statistics show that, on average, 132 people will be diagnosed with it every...

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