It’s important to find a balance with self-care. Sometimes, forms of self-care can become toxic if you let them take over. You can turn something as simple as caring for yourself into something you depend on, and that can do more harm than good.
One of the hardest-hit groups has been seniors living in assisted living facilities or nursing homes. During the pandemic, these facilities have had to shut down to visitors and many have experienced outbreaks leading to devastating losses.
Kidney disease can stem from any number of causes, but it’s an unfortunately common issue relative to the number of people who experience any kind of organ failure. In fact, according to the American Kidney Fund, there are approximately 100,000 Americans waiting for a kidney transplant at any given time.
When children die, the parent is left shattered, with a hollowed out soul and stuck at a crossroads of which way to turn. When the child dies a drug related death, the struggle is worsened by the stigma, the regrets, the helplessness – and the anger at the injustice. But there is hope for change.
Social media certainly has its upsides, and has been proven to be a great way for kids to still be able to converse with their friends during the times of school closures and no sports, but it is far less regulated than the main stream media, and relevant to alcohol, this can be a very real issue.
If you’re interested in seeking new thrills, but you want something a little more down-to-earth, we’ve got just the hobbies for you.
Providers and patients should come together to communicate health-supportive strategies. These include COVID safety and hygiene practices, beneficial exercise, and accessibility accommodations. Even the color scheme of a care facility can play a part in assuaging the fear and anxiety of the modern era.
If there was one industry who didn’t miss out on any work during the (ongoing, at time of publication) COVID-19 pandemic, it was the healthcare industry. Here are some ways hospitals are expected to change once the COVID-19 pandemic is finally brought to an end.
There are things you can do today to slow or even reverse age-related mental decline both for tomorrow and for years to come.
While there will always be situations in which bystanders are ultimately helpless, most of the time there are at least a few simple steps you can take that will make a difference. By mastering these 3 important first aid skills, you’ll be better able to assess and respond to serious injuries or illnesses while you wait for help.