Holistic Health for Caregivers Can Make an Important Difference in the Lives of Care Providers

June 23, 2022

Being a caregiver to a senior loved one who requires home care can be a wonderful way to show how much that person means to you and an opportunity for real personal growth. But it can also be stressful, so a caregiver’s health is an important consideration. Holistic health for caregivers is an approach that can help make a meaningful difference in the way caregivers not only feel but in how they deliver care ...

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Meet Sierra Sam; The original crash dummy

June 17, 2022

Meet Sierra Sam; The original crash dummy

The original article was published at https://affiliates.legalexaminer.com/transportation/sierra-sam/. So… what exactly is a crash dummy? A crash test dummy is an anthropomorphic testing device (ATD). This is a fancy way to say that a crash dummy is a mannequin that closely imitates the size, shape, mass, stiffness and energy absorption of an actual human being. He (or she) is then placed in the awkward position of testing vehicles for crash resilience ...

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Seven Steps for Finding the Best Assisted Living for your Loved One

June 15, 2022

You and your family have agreed that Assisted Living is the best option for your loved one. Everyone is on the same page, including your loved one, now what?    The decision to make a move to an Assisted Living Community or Residential Care Home isn’t always easy.  Now that the family has arrived at that conclusion, how do you find a safe, clean place that your loved one will get the care they need ...

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What Are Some Benefits of Holistic Living for You and Your Senior Loved Ones?

June 9, 2022

More and more research is showing the connection between the mind, body, and spirit — an interdependency that is at the heart of holistic living. To live holistically means you are taking responsibility for the wellness of your whole being through conscious choices about how you spend your time, with whom you do so, what you eat, how you treat illnesses, what you prioritize, and more. The benefits of holistic living are thought to be numerous ...

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4 Ways Your Loved One Can Enjoy a More Holistic Approach to Senior Living

June 9, 2022

Today, more people of all ages are recognizing how mind, body, and spirit are connected. This holistic approach to living carries with it many benefits for young and old alike. Encouraging your older loved one to embrace a more holistic approach to senior living is a beautiful way to not only demonstrate how much you care about someone but also to help them improve their quality of life. Holistic living is all about honoring the ...

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What Is Holistic Health, and How Can It Make a Difference in the Life of Your Loved One?

June 9, 2022

Human beings are not one-dimensional. We are multifaceted creatures who respond physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually to the outside world. Holism speaks to these facets in each of us, the whole person as a sum of parts, and maintains we can’t live well unless the connections between those parts are recognized and honored. Our holistic health depends on it. But what is holistic health, and how is it achieved? The principles of holism have ...

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An Accident-Proof House for Seniors Is Possible with These Steps

June 9, 2022

Every year, millions of elderly Americans suffer accidents in their homes that could have been avoided. An accident-proof house for seniors is not impossible to achieve and doesn’t typically require much except some planning, a modest investment, and maybe a bit of elbow grease. Bedrooms, bathrooms, and kitchens all present potential hazards to seniors, especially if they’re living alone. Below are a few easy ways you can senior proof a home to keep ...

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The Types of Assisted Living Are Varied. Which Arrangement Is Best for Your Senior?

June 9, 2022

Home sweet home: It’s not just an expression. It’s a declaration for many of us who see our homes as the safest, most welcoming place to be, surrounded by what we love most. But for many senior citizens, aging in place and enjoying the comforts of familiar surroundings is either something they no longer want to do or can do safely, so what are the options? Well, when it comes to assisted living ...

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New Skills for Seniors to Learn Is a Great Way to Stay Mentally Sharp and More Engaged

June 9, 2022

We can all benefit from learning something new every day — especially if you are an older adult. Life presents learning opportunities all the time, and our brains are wired to take advantage of them. That ability doesn’t stop as we age. In fact, new skills for seniors to learn, like hobbies and crafts, languages, and games, are proving to be important not just to maintaining mental and physical health but to improving cognitive abilities ...

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What Is Hospice Care, and How Can It Help

June 9, 2022

End of life is a transitional time as humans, like all living things, die. The difference between humans and other species, however, is that we have ways to make that transition easier for those who are experiencing such a poignant phase. Hospice care is one way to deepen and enrich those last weeks, months, or even years. Hospice care is a very specific kind of care, part of broader palliative care, that meets the needs ...

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