Signs Of An Ear Infection, And Prevention Tips

The signs of an ear infection may not always be clear. Sometimes your child may actually complain of an earache, but some other children may not complain at all, which is why knowing when your child has an ear infection can be difficult to diagnose yourself. Read on for a few signs and symptoms of an ear infection and ways to help prevent them. Pulling At The Ear If your child is pulling on their ears or rubbing their ears at all it could be the sign of an ear infection. Read More 

How To Care For A Wound

   If you encounter a situation where you need to care for a wound, it's important to know what steps to take. While wounds range in severity and location, here are a few basic steps you can take to make sure the wound is properly cared for.  Determine the severity of the wound. If the wound gapes or is more than 1/2 an inch long, it may require stitches.  Make sure your hands are clean. Read More 

Are You Establishing Yourself In A New Area?

Did your job transfer you to a new city? Perhaps you, or you and your spouse, decided that it was time to be closer to family members. Or, it might just be that you're ready for the new experiences that come with a move. Whatever the reason for you leaving your present location, you are more than likely thinking of things that you need to do to establish yourself in your new area. Read More 

Things You Should Know To Make Dementia Caregiving Easier

Caregiving for a loved one who has a diagnosis of dementia, or who is starting to show the classic signs, is never easy. But understanding more about their condition and how you can be most helpful will take some of the stress off of you and your other family members. Keep in mind these tips for understanding and helping a loved one with dementia. Some Days Will Be Better Than Others Read More 

Points to Emphasize to a Family Member Whom Medical Marijuana Can Help

If you have a family member who is struggling with an illness, you may have tried a long list of treatment methods with little success. Many doctors will advocate the use of medical marijuana in this situation, and while there are lots of patients who will be eager to try this form of treatment, not everyone will. Some patients are resistant to using marijuana because of outdated beliefsā€”for example, perhaps someone is highly conservative and believes that because marijuana has been illegal in many states for several decades, it's a black and white issue. Read More