Tips For Caring For Your Teenager After In-Patient Eating Disorder Treatment

Eating disorders are very complicated, and both male and female teenagers can suffer from them. In many cases, treatment at an eating disorder center is necessary to help a person recover from an eating disorder. Treatment at an eating disorder center is incredibly beneficial for a person with an eating disorder, but it is important to realize that a person is not magically healed of their illness after treatment. If you are the parent of a teenager recovering from an eating disorder, it is important to know what to expect after your child completes his or her in-patient treatment. Read More 

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