Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the United States but unlike many other leading causes of death, type II diabetes (type you are not born with) is highly preventable and accounts for 90-95% of diagnosed cases. Science: The short explanation of science behind the disease is when you eat carbohydrates the … Continue reading What Everyone Should Know About Diabetes
There are many options for paths to recovery in the health care industry. More individuals are learning the benefits and switching to having health care provided in the comfort of their own homes. Home health care has a wide range of services with the goal of achieving better health while also regaining your independence. Some … Continue reading Why Choose Home Health Care?
Do you ever wonder what happened to the food pyramid? It received a makeover. The new updated version is called MyPlate and you can learn all about it on chooseMyPlate.gov. This website created by the USDA provides useful information and resources for a fun informational way to learn more about nutrition. The website is created … Continue reading Have you heard about MyPlate?
Strength training can help you look and feel younger Looking for the fountain of youth? Pick up a set of dumbbells, a kettlebell (a ball-shaped weight with a single handle) or a resistance band. Strength training offers a multitude of benefits, including ramping up your metabolism to help lose or maintain weight. The United States … Continue reading How Strength Training can be more Beneficial than Aerobic Exercise
Do you know that 'mindfulness' is a good stress-reducer? We look at what is mindfulness and how it can benefit your wellbeing. Keep calm and read on!
We often read about how beneficial rest is for our body and mind. Let's take a look at the reasons why rest is important for your health and how often to rest.
Arthritis can affect anyone, at any age. So what is arthritis? We have an article to help you understand, manage and, hopefully, prevent arthritis.
Meet Shonda, Shonda is a dedicated and hard-working STNA for Caregiver USA. She loves having the opportunity to be the best part of someone’s worst day. She has worked in the health care field for over ten years. Shonda worked in a hospital setting for about six years. She realized that she wanted to provide […]
March has been designated National Sleep Awareness Month. One part of sleep awareness is knowing how our sleep may be affected by changes in the environment. Most of the United States returns to Daylight Saving Time beginning at 2 a.m. local time on Sunday, March 8. As we spring forward and advance our clocks one hour, it … Continue reading How are You Sleeping?
Prevention of Falls in the Elderly How many of you are caring for the elderly, or looking for someone who can? It's not easy. There are so many things to look out for, and so many challenges to face. One of the biggest challenges is prevention of falls in the elderly. There are many other … Continue reading The importance of Patient Safety
March is National Kidney Month, so let's focus on the importance of education and prevention! Anyone can get kidney disease at any time. If kidney disease is found and treated early, you can help slow or even stop it from getting worse. Most people with early kidney disease do not have symptoms. That is why … Continue reading Did you know 1 in 3 American adults are at risk for kidney disease? Take Two Simple Tests to Know Your Kidney Numbers
From our friends at the National Parkinson Foundation, Sometimes it's hard to tell that you might have Parkinson's Disease. The symptoms arise when your brain stops making an important chemical called dopamine. This chemical helps your body to move, and helps your mood. If you have Parkinson's, you can feel better by taking medicine that … Continue reading 10 Early Warning Signs of Parkinson’s Disease