Know the Facts: Chronic Kidney DiseaseMar 01, 2011
March is National Kidney Month - with National Kidney Day happening on March 10 - a time dedicated to increasing awareness of the importance of this organ and the vital functions it performs. This includes removing any waste, drugs, or excess fluid from the body (about two litres a day!), regulating blood pressure, controlling the production of red blood cells, promoting healthy bones and, last but cerrainly not least, regulating the body's salt, potassium and acid content.
Your TimeAug 17, 2011
It is important to take time each day to spend for and on yourself. It may seem you don’t have the time, it is selfish, or there are more important things to do. In fact, in the scheme of things and as a caregiver, one of the most important things you can do each day is to spend at least ten to fifteen minutes on yourself. By doing so, you help yourself as well as those around you. Those ten to fifteen minutes spent on yourself can help you relax, ease tension, and refresh yourself. That time can help you return to your caregiver tasks with renewed energy and a new perspective.
Hypertension: Eight Important Facts You Should KnowFeb 10, 2012
These eight important facts about "the Silent Killer" can not only minimize the risk of causing hypertension, but they can also reduce the symptoms of it altogether and improve your overall wellbeing. Read more...
Five ways to reduce Alzheimer's risk and keep memory strongApr 24, 2012
What five ingredients reduce our risk for getting this disease and keep our memory strong? One ingredient is learning how to manage stress.
Caregiver Support: Health and Wellness TipsAug 10, 2012
Finding yourself stressed out and overwhelmed? Consider some of these tips to avoid caregiver burnout. Read more...
5 Ways to Avoid Alzheimer's DiseaseSep 18, 2012
There are ways to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease before any signs of it begin to manifest. Here are some of them... Read more...