Best Companies for Senior Care

I have a bit of a fever and I have been feeling sick for a few days now. But I am trying to not let it slow me down. I am a parent of three and that wears me out, even if I am not feeling under the weather. Right now, my concerns are mostly with my parents though. It occurs to me that they are really quite elderly, and I think that hiring senior home care in Queens would be the best thing for them.

I recently went over to their house and had a discussion with them about moving into a retirement community. They were so outraged by the suggestion that I thought they might disown me. Continue reading

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Sore Feet: a Runner’s Bane

So you are suffering from sore feet. Do you know why? There are many reasons for this to happen, even to young people. The obvious is old age. For me, it was due to my Plantar Fasciitis (I had to buy special shoes at runningshoepf.com). Years of use and abuse usually equals feet that hurt or worse. As a person ages the shape of their feet changes and this in itself will cause problems. With the aging process feet will become longer and they will spread out probably because they flatten out. If the shoes no longer fit right, the feet end up very sore. Some people just have inherited their foot problems while others have had to have surgery because of an injury or bone spurs for example. Continue reading

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There’s No Shame in Vanity

It’s difficult to admit this but I’ve been overweight for most of my adult life. After repeated failures attempting to lose the weight, I made the decision to sign up for surgery. I was inspired after finding a Groupon for a tummy tuck in San Antonio. Did you know that belly fat is more dangerous than fat that lies elsewhere on your body? It’s true. Several studies have shown that it acts differently than the others and are an indicator of increased risk of cardiovascular disease.This is because this type is biologically more active than other areas and can cause the formation of calcium deposits along the artery walls.

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine even found that people with spare tires (the ring of fat that sits around the belly) are more like to die of cardiovascular disease than those without the issue. Continue reading

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The Impact of Emotions and Stress Level

During the course of the day, the object is to feel as care free as possible and reduce the stress in your life. Finances, relationships and different projects that you may or may not take on at your job can greatly impact your emotions and set you off on a rollercoaster of feelings that you will want to try to avoid. There are many ways that you can negate these feelings, which can help you feel better and improve your overall health, as stress can play a big impact on the way that you look and feel.

When you are at work or school, one of the best things that you can do is to avoid all of the people who cause you the most stress. Continue reading

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Two Things That Can Negatively Affect Emotional Well-Being

Physical Activity | Total Functional HealthThere are many factors that are involved with emotional well-being. That is also the case with having stability in your life. Two of these factors are your own personal physical health and your personal finances.

Physical health plays a large role in having emotional well-being. If you do not feel well it is very difficult to not feel some level of stress. When you do not feel well and are stressed out you will most likely act on these feelings. Even if it is not in a way that is extremely noticeable to others, stress is sure to affect you in some way. When you are able to improve your physical health you can bolster your emotional stability. There are many ways that a person can improve their physical health. One very important thing is to eat a balanced diet. Many people do not realize how important it is to avoid unhealthy foods. Continue reading

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