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 

How An Electric Wheelchair Can Increase Your Ability To Travel

Limited mobility is always a difficult situation for people to handle. This fact is particularly true if you were used to getting around easily on your own and can no longer handle it. Thankfully, it is possible to get an electric wheelchair to improve your mobility, independence, and ability to travel. Traveling Helps A Person Feel Independent Traveling isn't just a great way to see the world. It helps a person feel like they are in control of their life and truly independent. 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