Benefits of Laughter

Everyone can appreciate the joy that comes with laughing, but many are unaware of the benefits of the act. If you’re included in that category, we’re about to change that for you. Physical Benefits Laughing has a strong effect on your body. It releases tension and eliminates stress on a physiological level. After a good…

What is Microneedling?

Microneedling, also known as collagen induction therapy, is a cosmetic procedure that involved pricking the skin with sterilized needles. The tiny wounds created during the procedure cause collagen production to increase. The collagen helps the wounds heal, but it has the side benefit of helping your skin look younger, which is why people do this….

Foods to Avoid for Tooth and Gum Health

While we all love to eat and often think more about how our foods will affect our physique than our overall oral health, there are certain foods/food groups that can negatively affect the health of our tooth and gum health. They include carbonated soft drinks, sticky candies, starchy foods, and those that will dry out…

Vetting Your Home Caregiver

Whenever you are bringing someone new into your home, there are risks involved. When you are requiring someone who is medically trained and will be responsible for the health and well-being of a loved one, the danger increases and a responsible pick is even more important. It is therefore necessary to conduct a complete vetting…

Common Skin Problems

All of us have experienced some sort of skin condition in the past. Whether your skin problems ended in childhood or they’ve followed you into adulthood, it’s a good idea to be educated about the most common types of skin problems we face as humans. Acne Scarring Acne scarring is a result of blemishes on…

What to Know if You Have Dentures

Whether you’ve had dentures for a long time, have recently had them put in, or you are considering whether they are right for you or not, there is some basic information everyone should know so you have a full understanding of how they work and why they can benefit you. What are Dentures? Dentures are…

Private Nurses vs. Agency Nurses

Deciding on the right caregiver for a loved one can seem like an impossibly daunting task. With many options available for private nurses and ones available from agencies, it can be hard to know what the best choice is. There are benefits and drawbacks to both nurse sources, so its important that each family evaluates…

Best Treatments for Wrinkles

Wrinkles appear all over the body and come in two categories: small surface lines and deep furrows. No matter the severity or placement of your wrinkles, they can impact your self-confidence in your appearance. But there are numerous wrinkle treatment options to diminish the look of wrinkles to look younger. Surface Treatments Antioxidants Antioxidants such…

How to Encourage Kids to Brush Their Teeth

Every parent knows how challenging it can be to encourage children to brush their teeth. Though a necessary ritual for their oral health, kids will never want to brush their teeth. So how do you encourage them to brush twice daily? Here are a few tips. Set a Good Example Once your kids reach a…

Stress-Relieving Tips for Home Nurses

Compassion fatigue and burnout are two of the most common career-related mental health stresses associated with at-home nursing. Let’s take a look at how to reduce this stress. Exercise Regular exercise is a key stress-relieving strategy for nurses. Though you’re on your feet for most of the day as it is, going for a relaxing…