Why is sex good for the elderly?

Posted Posted in active adults, Elder Care, holistic healing, Home Care, Home Health

Many active older couples report greater satisfaction with their sex life because they have fewer distractions, more time and privacy, and no worries about pregnancy. On the other hand, some older adults feel stressed by health problems, financial concerns, and other lifestyle changes. There are many reasons why sex is good for the elderly. Some […]

What Are Active Adult Retirement Communities?

Posted Posted in active adults, Elder Care, Home Care, Home Health

An active adult community is a real estate development offering residents 55 years old and over, independent and lower-cost or maintenance-free living. Individuals 55 and over are considered active adults because they continue to work; hence, the terms “active adult community,” “active adult retirement community,” and “active 55-plus living”. Who Should Consider Living in Active […]

Hip Pain After Chemo

Posted Posted in cancer pain, Home Care, Home Health, metastatic

A person with cancer is likely to experience pain at some point during the course of treatment and for some time afterward as well. However, there are effective treatments, so it is possible to be managed. Be sure to speak with your doctor or nurse if you have any questions about pain management options for […]

Does massage therapy help chemo-induced neuropathy?

Posted Posted in Home Care, Home Health

Unless you have had cancer, you know someone who has, or you work in oncology, there is little information out there regarding chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN).  Short-and long-term toxicity of platinum compounds and toxins (chemicals in chemotherapy) include the “recipe” for the development of CIPN, for which there are limited options for symptomatic relief. Although […]

Are Massage Chairs Good For Scoliosis?

Posted Posted in Home Health

Scoliosis is the sideways curvature of the spine that occurs during growth just before puberty or at birth and more. In adults, scoliosis is considered more of a deformity and it’s difficult to remedy the situation. The types of scoliosis include being born with it (congenital), in a young child (early-onset), older child or teenager […]