Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week honors those born with a heart defect and all of the families and friends touched by children with heart defects. This is also the time for recognizing those who care for children and adults born with heart defects, as well as researchers and other heart experts.
Pain management is something every patient needs to know about. Most pain can be alleviated with over-the-counter products or prescription medications. Chronic pain, however, often persists despite medication. To cope with this, you’ll need to make life-style changes. Over-the-counter products If you have mild fever or pain, then you’ll opt for painkillers that you can … Continue reading “What Are A Patient’s Choices For Pain Management?”
National Patient Recognition Week promotes observance of health care patients. This week revolves around patient satisfaction, and upon observing patient satisfaction, Patient Recognition Week promotes the idea that patient involvement is paramount to increase their satisfaction.
A newly approved drug called teprotumumab will offer hope to adults with thyroid eye disease. Thyroid eye disease is a rare condition that develops in people with hyperthyroidism, an overactive thyroid gland. The function of thyroid hormone in the body Thyroid hormone penetrates into the nucleus of cells in the body. Here it switches on … Continue reading “New Drug Approved for Thyroid Eye Disease”
Activity Professionals are part of a vitally important profession that helps people live a life that is full of fun and meaningful activities. The holistic and person-directed approach to caring for our elders is a site to behold. We would like to especially acknowledge and applaud our Activity Professionals on the great work they do!
What’s the best way to teach language to people with aphasia? Over 1 million people in the United States have aphasia according to the National Aphasia Association. Aphasia is a language impairment that happens when the language center of the brain is damaged from a stroke or hemorrhage. Because of this damage, someone with aphasia … Continue reading “A New Way to Teach Language to People with Aphasia”
The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck. Although relatively small, the thyroid plays a huge role in the body, influencing the function of many important organs, including the heart, brain, liver, kidneys, and skin. Talk with your healthcare provider about whether your thyroid is healthy and functioning properly.
The latest consumer technology was on show this week in Las Vegas at the Consumer Electronics Show. At this annual show, people can learn more about the latest consumer technology that has the potential to change lives. Here are four things that might help you. Balance yourself Balance is important to senior health. According to … Continue reading “The Latest Consumer Technology from Las Vegas”