Hearing Aids Vs Personal Sound Amplification: What You Should Know

When it comes to hearing and your ears, you may one day find yourself in a situation in which you need your hearing to be amplified or supplemented. The issue, of course, is that there are many products and treatments available that are touted as the solution to hearing troubles and loss. Because of this, you might be having trouble deciding whether you should go the traditional route and seek out hearing aids or personal sound amplification products. Read More 

Medical Equipment You Will Need For Adequate Elderly Care At Home

Whether you are transitioning an elderly parent into your home from their own or bringing home an elderly relative from a nursing home, you are definitely taking on a big responsibility. If your elderly relative has mobility issues, it can leave you in charge of helping them take care of even the most basic tasks. However, you can make your life a lot easier as a caregiver of you have the necessary tools and equipment at home. Read More 

Possible Causes For Your Itchy Skin Rash

When you develop a rash on your skin, you will most certainly find yourself wondering what caused this mysterious skin irritation. Before you decide to ignore your new rash or just throw some lotion on it and continue with your day, you should take the time to explore the many potential causes. This is especially important if you are prone to skin irritation and find yourself suffering from rashes on a frequent basis. Read More 

Using Radio And Television To Calm Hospice Patients With Various Conditions

A stay in hospice for a friend or family member can be extremely stressful, and the question always remains, "How can I make him/her more comfortable?" This question is answered in large part by frequent visits and painkillers in the overwhelming majority of cases, but these might not cover all the bases for those who can't always be there around the clock or for patients who may have refused painkillers. In cases like these, or in any case where you may be wondering where and how you can do more, turning to media like radio and television can provide a calming form of compassion for patients suffering from a wide variety of illnesses and conditions. Read More 

Five Signs Your Child May Need Glasses

Common visual impairments, such as nearsightedness and farsightedness, often first appear in young children. If your child's visual impairment goes untreated for too long, it may hinder his or her success in school and also make it harder for your child to play and interact with others. As a parent, you need to be on the lookout for the following signs that your child might need glasses. Your child's grades are suddenly slipping. Read More