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What do you say to someone who is suffering from chronic pain?

What do you say to someone who is suffering from chronic pain?

The first thing that needs to happen is to let that person suffering know that you hear them, care, and are there for them. Some things to say might be, “I’m so sorry that you’re in pain. I’ll be here for you whatever way I can.” Or “I know this sucks. Let’ ...
Difference Between Soul and Spirit

Difference Between Soul and Spirit

What, if any, is the difference between the soul and the spirit? In our modern language, they appear interchangeable. Most people do not recognize a distinction. The truth is these words are not synonyms. When we speak of our soul, it implies our mind, will, and desires, as evidenced in our ...
What Does Acceptance is the Answer Mean?

What Does Acceptance is the Answer Mean?

It surely does not seem to matter if our parents’ aging process is difficult or painful to watch; it is happening. The more we resist acknowledging the truth of the matter, the more we will continue to be in a cycle of pain. As soon as we accept it for what it is, we can ...
Leftover Food Benefits

Leftover Food Benefits

Are you throwing away your leftovers? You could be missing out on a more balanced breakfast and other benefits. Senior citizens are certainly taking advantage of utilizing leftovers. In fact, scores of seniors are embracing the novel effort at the nonprofit Osceola Council on Aging — one of only ...
How Do You Stay Healthy Active and Sharp in Retirement?

How Do You Stay Healthy Active and Sharp in Retirement?

If you want to lead an active life in retirement, how do you keep your body strong and sharp? Some people begin a new regime of exercise or yoga, while others pursue the interests they developed over their working life – from golf to painting. Some become volunteer community workers and, ...

Will massage chairs help with back and neck pain?

Chronic back and neck pain can be exhausting to its sufferers. Many people have tried several methods of relief. From expensive, time-consuming massage therapy sessions to highly addictive pain medications, there seems to be a lack of long-term relief choices that will either not break the bank or ...
How to Reduce Stress and Tension

How to Reduce Stress and Tension

Stress, tension, and anxiety are common issues for most people. They can impact both your physical and mental health. 70% of adults in the United States say they feel stress or anxiety daily. Here are some things you can do to reduce stress and tension in your everyday life.  Exercise Exercise is ...

Necessities When Moving Into A New Apartment

When Senior Move into a new apartment is an important step forward, whatever the circumstances that precipitate the move. This is a brand new beginning that has with it the need to be practical and some room to be whimsical.  A new apartment whether independent or senor assisted it is a totally ...
What Is the Difference Between A Caregiver and A Home Health Aide

What Is the Difference Between A Caregiver and A Home Health Aide

The concepts of “in-home caregiver” and “in-home health aides” sound similar, but they are distinctly different services. Understand what is the difference between A Caregiver and A Home Health Aide will make sure that families are making appropriate choices while providing balanced and fitting ...

How Does A TENS Unit Work?

TENS machines are used by hundreds of thousands of pain sufferers all over the world for the relief of many types of physical pain, from back to knee to neck pain.  Some of the most common uses for TENS treatment include acute and chronic pain, post-operative incisions and post-surgical pain,, ...
How Much Does Home Health Care Cost?

How Much Does Home Health Care Cost?

The overwhelming majority of seniors would rather live at home. This arrangement gives them a level of freedom and independence to which they have grown accustomed. An added advantage is keeping them within familiar surroundings, which is excellent for those seniors who are slowly losing their ...
Elder Care Resource Planning

Elder Care Resource Planning

How Do You Prepare for Elder Care They may be referred to as Life Resource Planners, but elder care resource planners are a type of advisor that has recently emerged to fill the gap in the long-term care elder care planning space. Elder care resource planners take a holistic and long-term view on ...
What home care is covered by Medicare?

What home care is covered by Medicare?

Is there any financial help for caregivers? Starting home care is often a challenging time for both the patient and the caregiver. Factoring in the financial component and what’s covered and by whom can make a stressful situation even harder. Home care services are a valuable Medicare. ...