Health and Beauty

Signs that your aging loved one could benefit from assisted living

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in Health and Beauty

Every life journey is unique. Even as we age, we continue to follow distinct paths and advance through the aging process in very different ways. As a result, there is no clearly defined point at which older adults begin to need help with day-to-day activities and would benefit from moving to an assisted-living community. However, according to Gayle Young, Director of Marketing, Communications and Public Relations for Sunset Retirement Communities, there are certain signs that can help adult children determine when it might be time for an aging loved one to make that transition. They include (among others):

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Tips for balancing your home life and home office

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in Health and Beauty

Striking a balance between work and home life has always been a challenge. But if your office happens to be in the home—whether permanently or temporarily due to the coronavirus outbreak—the lines between these two areas of life can be especially blurry. On the one hand, there are endless domestic distractions that can cut into your productivity. On the other hand, with the workplace always just a few steps away, the temptation to pop into the office during family time to get a little work done is ever present. So, how do you achieve some sort of equilibrium between the often-competing influences of work and home life when they’re in such close proximity?

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Commonsense protection against the coronavirus

Written by Healthy Living News. Posted in Health and Beauty

The arrival and spread of COVID-19 has disrupted our lives in unprecedented ways and ushered in considerable uncertainty over what the future holds for us, our families, and even the nation. With tangible facts about this novel virus in short supply, it’s easy to feel as though we have no control over its impact. The truth is, there are several steps we can take as individuals to help reduce the risk of getting infected as well as prevent the spread of the virus to others in our community.

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Natural ways to avoid nasty virus infections

Written by Douglas A. Schwan, DC, Dip ac. Posted in Health and Beauty

In recent days, the coronavirus has been all over the news. People are stranded on cruise ships because countries are fearful of the epidemic being spread to their shores. So, what can one do to naturally reduce the likelihood of getting a virus-borne infection like the flu or a cold—or to protect oneself from their scarier cousins like the SARS or H1N1 pandemics that swept through countries just a few years ago?

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Tinnitus can be controlled

Written by Randa Mansour-Shousher, AuD, CCC-A. Posted in Health and Beauty

Tinnitus may occur from many different causes. The most common cause is damage to the hair cells of the inner ear, often due to extended exposure to extreme background noise. The longer one is exposed to excessive noise and the louder the noise is, the higher the likelihood that damage is going to occur. The importance of wearing ear protection in those situations to decrease the risk of developing hearing loss with the complication of tinnitus cannot be stressed enough.

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