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What Is Outpatient Rehabilitation

Patients in outpatient rehab live at home or in a sober living facility during the day and travel to a treatment facility for additional structure and support. Outpatient alcohol rehab Austin, gives patients more freedom than inpatient rehabilitation, which requires them to stay in a treatment facility for the duration of their treatment. Patients typically go to a detox facility to get clean... ❯❯❯

How to Get the Most Out of Indoor Running

Indoor running is fast becoming a sensation and a global fitness movement. Many people around the world are trying out this exciting running. If you are also toying with the idea of running on a treadmill, you will already know that it is hard to get the results within a short span of time. However, we have a list of things that you can follow to get the most out of your running workouts. Use a... ❯❯❯

Herbal Remedies 101: Do they Actually Work?

Since the onset of human history, men and women have harnessed the power of nature to heal their minds and bodies.  According to research published in Science Magazine in Nov. 1975, the earliest evidence of herbal medicine dates back to more than 60,000 years ago in Iraq. Further archaeological evidence has shown similar remnants of plant medicine were found in China 8,000 years ago and,... ❯❯❯

Fall Prevention For Aging Adults

Every year, more than 36 million falls are suffered by senior adults — those who are 65 and older — in the United States. Of these, 3 million seniors are injured badly enough to be transported to emergency departments to receive treatment for serious trauma to the head and broken bones — including hip fractures. Senior women fall more often than men and account for 75% of all hip... ❯❯❯

Everything You Need to Know About Buying a Manual Wheelchair

If you or a loved one needs a wheelchair, you may be wondering what the best option for you is. There are many different wheelchairs that you can choose from, including manual wheelchairs. This blog post will discuss everything you need to know about buying a wheelchair. We will cover the benefits of getting a manual wheelchair, what to look for in a lightweight wheelchair, and how much they cost.... ❯❯❯

How to Know if Your Parent Needs Live-in Care

How to Know if Your Parent Needs Live-in Care As your parent gets older, their strengths and capabilities will begin to deteriorate. Their needs may change significantly over the span of only a few years, and it may come to a point when everyday activities are difficult to complete on their own. Services, such as live in care, can support your parent to continue living their life as normally and independently as possible. A live-in... ❯❯❯

What To Know When Getting A Mobility Scooter

What To Know When Getting A Mobility Scooter Growing old is just a part of everyone’s life. We all have to accept it whether we like it or not. When you’re young, it's hard to believe that one day you will have to sit down to be able to put a pair of socks on. You’re so caught up in being able to do all the things you want, and do not even think about those later years in your life. Slowly but surely, you struggle to do... ❯❯❯

How To Eat Heart-Healthy As Your Appetite Decreases

Eating foods that are good for the heart is something we should seek to do at any age, state of wellness, or indeed appetite. For many growing older or being less physically able brings a lower desire to eat, and for some that can mean not eating enough of the healthy foods our body needs — making it particularly difficult to do if you have a smaller appetite and don’t really want to... ❯❯❯

Tips for Starting a Liver Detox

Beginning a liver detox can be one of the best things you do for your health journey if you have never done it before. That being said, in order to have a successful detox that will have long-term benefits, there are some key tips that you need to know about.  Here is everything you need to know about how to start a successful liver detox with long-term benefits.  First Off, Why Would... ❯❯❯

Choosing Assisted Living Home For Your Loved One in Oxnard

When you are searching for an assisted living home in Oxnard, it can be difficult to know which one to choose. How do you know that you are choosing the right senior care home in Oxnard? Will they take care of your loved one, the way you would want them to? Will your loved one adapt well to being moved from their home to an assisted living facility in Oxnard, and will they be happy there? These... ❯❯❯