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History Of Chiropractic Care | Timeline Of Events & Milestones

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As treatments and medications come out with unfavorable side effects, more people are turning to natural healing methods. One common natural healing method is chiropractic care. Chiropractors are very popular because they can provide musculoskeletal treatments that average medical doctors can’t. While many believe chiropractic care is an ancient technique, it’s not as old as you may think. Here is a history on how chiropractic care began, along with some major milestones it has achieved. Read More»

3 Misconceptions About Palliative Care

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Most people associate medical care with cures and recovery. That’s why it’s often very difficult for family members to understand and accept the notion of palliative care – comfort care given to a patient that’s not intended to cure, but instead to ease the pain associated with terminal or chronic illness. When a patient decides in favor of palliative care, it’s often their family members and loved ones who have the most difficulty handling all of the possible implications of that choice. Read More»

7 Activities To Share With Your Loved One When Visiting The Alzheimer's Care Facility

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Alzheimer’s patients need activities to help stimulate cognitive functioning, promote social interaction, alleviate depression and improve self-esteem. A visit from a loved one may inspire recollections of past events, especially if your loved one is in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Visitations to your loved one’s Alzheimer’s care facility may also help foster relationships and strengthen bonds.  To help your loved one become more engaged with life and spark pleasant memories, share any of these activities on your next visit: Read More»

Choosing Independent Senior Living: How To Help Convince Your Parents It's The Right Choice

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According to the National Center for Health Statistics, the average life expectancy of an American female in 2012 was over 81 years of age and for a male, it’s over 76. Even if your parents are alive, well and stubborn, they might insist on living in their own home, even though the upkeep is becoming overwhelming. If you’re researching a senior living community and your parents are adamant it’s for “ Read More»

Ending Insomnia: Natural Ways To Get A Good Night's Sleep

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If you spend endless nights tossing and turning, your eyes burning with exhaustion, but your body is somehow still unable to give you the sleep you need, you need a healthy, long-term solution. Some over-the-counter medications will give one good night, but you can’t become dependent on drugs. There are a few natural methods you can try to help improve your sleep situation.  Break Out The Essential Oils Some essential oils have the power to soothe anxiety and calm the mind. Read More»