Archive for December, 2017
Transitioning a senior parent to an assisted living facility can be a difficult adjustment, for everyone involved. However, in many cases, it is also necessary to ensure safety. These tips will help you ease the transition and choose the best nursing homes that everyone will feel comfortable with.
Visit multiple nursing homes
You can learn important information about nursing homes online, but you cannot really get a true feel for the comfort of the home that way. Schedule multiple nursing home visits. Take your senior parent along on the tours. Give them a say in the one that makes them feel the most comfortable. Additionally, when you view nursing homes i
If you are addicted to opioids or addicted to heroin, you are not alone. In the United States, the leading cause of accidental death is drug overdose. In 2015, 52,404 people died from an overdose. It has been estimated that at least 24% of people who try try heroin become addicted. Experts say that there are more than 20.5 million people, over the age of 12, suffer from some kind of addiction. As of 2015, they said that there were at least two million Americans are addicted to prescription drugs and at least 591,000 have problems with heroin. The good news is that there are effective treatments available. Methadone treatment centers have been working with people for over 50
Have you experienced burnout this year?
The answer is likely an enthusiastic ‘yes’. Working Americans nowadays not only have to contend with juggling a tenuous work-life balance, but managing the ongoing symptoms of burnout. This term is used to describe the phenomenon of complete mental and physical exhaustion brought on by unchecked stress levels. Not unlike the flu, burnout can seemingly come out of nowhere and lay you low for a week or two. At its worst? It can last for months and make you forget who you used to be. Just like the flu, it can be prevented with a little foresight and a healthy lifestyle.
Here are some of the biggest warning signs you’re