Monthly Archives: May 2019

How to prevent seniors from wandering

Seniors wandering out of their long term care homes about isn’t a surprising thing anymore. In fact, seeing a senior wandering is a sin that you should probably go out of your way to help. Who knows, that may be you or a loved one in the future.

The Alzheimer’s Association has stated that 60% of people with Alzheimer’s (and dementia) will wander. For those with loved ones suffering from this malady, that is a disturbing statistic. None of us want to discover a loved one gone from their room or the house, and nowhere to be seen. Anything can befall them, and there will be periods of panic until you get them safely home. What to do, then, if you have a loved one who tends to wander? Here are a few tips:

  1. Keep doors with access to the outside closed at all times. And windows too. You can

The Truth on Tanning

There  are still a few people who believe that using a tanning bed, booth or sunlamp to get

a tan is safer than tanning outside in the sun. The reality is that both indoor or outdoor tanning expose the skin to UV ( ultraviolet ) rays that are the cause of most skin cancers and sun spots. This is why sun spot removal in Vancouver is important. UV rays whether outdoors or from indoor tanning can cause wrinkles, rashes and dark spots. The CDC reports that those who begin tanning during adolescence or early adulthood run a higher risk of melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer.

Indoor tanning is especially popular among young women and teenage girls who believe that tanned skin makes them more attractive and healthy looking. Some teens and their parents mistakenly believe that tanning indoors is a safer alternative to tanning in the sun. The …

Manage Your Back Pain With These Great Tips

These days, a number of people must deal with back pain. There can be several causes for this. If you suffer from this problem, the advice in this article will give you some helpful tips to make back pain a thing of the past.

Do you have back pain? Try to avoid movements which cause excessive twisting of your back. Use good posture while sitting, standing, walking, lifting, doing household chores, working or engaging in heavy exercise or activity. When participating in sports, take a rest if there is pain or tightness in your back.

Don’t slouch for anything you do, for instance, vacuuming your floors. If you bend over constantly while vacuuming trying to push and reach forward, then you are going to cause back pain. Stand up straight and with good posture pushing the vacuum with your legs and not your back so as to avoid causing pain.…