4 Things You Should Always Bring On Vacation In Case Of Allergies

If you're like most people who suffer from allergies throughout the year, you may dread going on vacation in fear of being confined to the hotel room with debilitating allergy symptoms. The good news is that by packing a few essentials, you can minimize your downtime, optimize your fun and virtually put your allergies out of your mind. Here are four must-have items you should always bring on vacation with you in case an allergy attack arises: Read More 

Six Tips For Keeping Your Aging Loved One Safe Behind The Wheel

Nearly 600 seniors are injured in car accidents every day, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But age alone isn't reason enough to hang up the car keys–particularly because driving is inextricably linked with independence and mobility for so many older Americans. These six tips can help caregivers keep aging loved ones safe on the roads.   1. Choose Checkups While the majority of senior crash injuries occur due to medical complications and heightened susceptibility to injury, many are also linked to age-related declines in physical and cognitive function. Read More 

What You Need To Know About Walk-In Bathtubs

If you, or someone in your home, suffers from limited mobility you already know that taking a bath or shower can be a major undertaking. Because traditional bathtubs require you to lift your feet and lower legs over the rim of the tub, those with mobility issues may lose their balance or may experience pain in the knees, hips or other joints, making bath time a painful or dangerous time. A walk-in bath may be the solution to your problems. Read More 

Keep Your Ticker Ticking: 3 Exceptionally Great Heart-Healthy Foods

Your heart is one of the most important organs of the body. It keeps you alive, so you need to take care of it. This is particularly true when you consider the fact that one in every four deaths is related to heart disease and that it is the number one cause of death in the United States. There are many ways you can take care of your heart, but your diet plays a pretty big role. Read More 

How To Host An Intervention To Help A Loved One With An Addiction

If you have a loved one who suffers from a substance abuse problem, chances are you want them to stop their using patterns so they can start a recovery process. People who take drugs or overuse alcohol may benefit from an intervention session. This surprise meeting with the addict may help them think about their lifestyle in a way that prompts them to agree to receiving treatment. Here are some tips to consider when hosting an intervention so that it plays out smoothly, without frightening your loved one away from the help you wish for them to obtain. Read More