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Blood Cancer UK - Fighting to keep Emily's light alive   Fighting to keep Emily’s light alive
Donate to Blood Cancer UK and help save other children and their families from this terrible disease and its painful journey.
Emily was just seven years old but fought to the bitter end and always kept smiling.
Your donation will help save others on this traumatic journey and enable them to “ring the bell”.
Blood Cancer UK   Blood Cancer UK (formerly Bloodwise)
Dedicated to beating blood cancer since 1960.
Blood Cancer UK is a community determined to beat blood cancer by funding research that takes us closer to a cure.
Donate to Blood Cancer UK.
AngelBright Raising Money for Leukemia Research   Angelbright
On the 26th of February 2018, seven year-old Emily Brown lost her brave two-year battle with Acute Lymphoblastic Lymphoma, with a relapse to Acute Myeloid Leukemia.
Emily was a bubbly, vibrant, dancing, singing, butterfly and rainbow loving little girl who bravely and stoically faced her grueling treatment.
On the 1st June 16 people including Anthony and Clair, Emily’s parents, competed in the Blenheim Triathlon, whilst several others have entered the Woolacombe half marathon to raise awareness of and money for Blood Cancer UK and Mosaic.
How to calm anxiety (when you're freaking out)   How to calm anxiety (when you’re freaking out)
Anxiety is a common struggle for many people.
The good news is that mental health is finally becoming part of the broader well-being conversation among medical professionals and the public–which helps eliminate the stigma of mental health struggles and allows us to find ways to treat it and cope with it.
Is Art a Medium to Portray Your Inner Feelings?   Is Art a Medium to Portray Your Inner Feelings?
Art has been used throughout history as a way for people to convey emotions, communicate thoughts, and even record history. Above all that, art has been the medium for many people, both artists and non-artists alike, to express themselves. It may come as no surprise to you to learn that art can be one of the most effective tools to portray your inner feelings.
Holistic Treatment for Mental Health   Holistic Treatment for Mental Health
Holistic treatment is a form of treatment that focuses on treating the whole person, rather than just the disorder. The way holistic treatment treats the “whole” person is by identifying and improving on any physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual issues that an individual has within his or her body, mind, and soul.
Holistic treatment is a form of alternative medicine. Alternative medicine is any practice that aims to give healing effects that are similar to those that medicine would give. Despite this type of treatment being an alternative form of medicine, its repeated positive results have caused it to be an accepted form of mental health treatment.
Embroidery For Mental Health   Embroidery For Mental Health
Many of our modern associations with embroidery seem quaint–a cheeky cross-stitch pillow or needlepoint flowers.
Yet embroidery is also a simple and powerful art form. 
This guide walks you through embroidery as a form of art therapy, including various mental health benefits of the craft, how to get started, and the materials you need to try your hand at a new form of mindfulness.
Drug Rehab & Alcohol Treatment Center in Massachusetts   Drug Rehab & Alcohol Treatment Center in Massachusetts
Northeast Addictions Treatment Center is an accredited Massachussets Drug Rehab that provides guidance and treatment for individuals and family members who struggle with addiction.
The mission at Northeast Addictions Treatment Center is simple, help as many individuals struggling with Substance Use Disorders achieve sobriety. Effective treatment starts with an individualized plan tailored to our client’s needs, because no two people have the same history with substance abuse.
Guiding You From Addiction to Recovery   Guiding You From Addiction to Recovery
Addiction Guide is designed to be a reliable source of information about addiction, from how it happens to how to overcome it. Whether you are struggling with addiction yourself or concerned about a loved one’s substance abuse, our mission is to lead you to a healthier, happier life.
What You Need To Know About Insomnia   What You Need To Know About Insomnia
If you have trouble falling asleep or sleeping through the night, you may have a common sleep disorder called insomnia. This is likely to cause you to feel groggy or tired as if your sleep was poor quality.
So, what is insomnia?
Insomnia is defined as a “persistent difficulty with sleep initiation, duration, consolidation or quality.
There are two different types of insomnia: Primary and Secondary…
Gift Giving Etiquette for Businesses   Gift Giving Etiquette for Businesses
Corporate gifting is part of the organizational culture that expresses appreciation and gratitude towards customers, clients, partners, and employees. In addition, this practice aims to foster stronger relationships with the recipient. Recognition and acknowledgment of all the organization’s partners are critical in the overall growth of the organization. Gifts don’t have to be lavish, and even the smallest gift often conveys respect and value. Timing of the gift is essential; otherwise, it may be construed as a bribe.
A Self-Care Checklist for Your Mental Health During Covod-19   A Self-Care Checklist for Your Mental Health During Covod-19
Studies have confirmed what we think we know but which we wished deep inside isn’t true—that the novel coronavirus outbreak is taking a heavy toll on the mental health of Filipinos.
One of the studies conducted during the early stages of the outbreak zeroed in on the panic response of people to the COVID-19 pandemic. Part of the findings of the study is that people from all walks of life have experienced moderate illness anxiety, regardless of their occupation or location.
4 Benefits of Having Health Insurance During the Covid-19 Pandemic   4 Benefits of Having Health Insurance During the Covid-19 Pandemic
More than six months after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic, the Philippines is still struggling to control the virus. As of September 2020, cases in the country have passed 300,000, with more than 5,000 deaths. While the mortality rate is relatively low, the virus’s threat is still present, with its impact hitting everyone differently. Due to the lack of universal healthcare, getting sick isn’t just a threat to many Filipinos’ lives but also their finances. Some reported instances of COVID-19 hospital bills reached up to P1 million—more than a typical family’s combined life savings. At a time like this, getting health insurance in the Philippines can be one of the smartest decisions you can make. 
Top 10 Senior Scams and How to Prevent Them   Top 10 Senior Scams and How to Prevent Them
Senior scams are becoming a major epidemic for two reasons. First, seniors often have a lot of money in the bank from a life of working hard and saving. Second, seniors often aren’t aware of common scams, how they work, and they may be more trusting due to the time period they were raised in. Scams against the elderly are considered as abuse, and the FBI and local law enforcement are cracking down on these types of crimes.
What to Know About Binge Drinking   Alcohol Consumption During COVID
During times of stress, people often reach for alcohol. A substance long-relied upon for social relief, celebratory occasions, and for pleasure, it is also used as an escape mechanism, or to cope with difficult times, tiring days, or distressing situations. The latter scenarios are played out in all pockets of society. This socially accepted, popular way to unwind releases inhibitions and temporarily abates worry and anxiety from the day, week, month, or year. In cases of extreme use, these drinking patterns increase and evolve in severity, and problems begin to crop up. This is recognized as Alcohol Use Disorder, which wreaks havoc in the drinker’s life and for everyone around them.
What to Know About Binge Drinking   What to Know About Binge Drinking
Alcohol has been around since ancient times. Its use has been traced back 10,000 years, when it was first consumed for its psychoactive effects. Today, it fuels a billion-dollar industry and is socially accepted almost globally, having become a major part of human recreation and consumption.
While many things about this drug have changed in the last 10,000 years some things about it remain the same. It is still a mind-altering substance, can affect the brain both long-term and short-term, and can be addictive. When consumed too often, in copious amounts, and recklessly, it can severely alter a person’s life, and the lives of those around them.
Basic Tips for Senior Safety Through the Home   Basic Tips for Senior Safety Through the Home
Home upkeep can be challenging even for those who are young and in good health, but for seniors, the home can present various dangers that may be prevented with a few quick changes.
This home safety checklist for seniors will help you ensure senior safety for all elderly persons living in the home.
Expert Interview - Psychologist & Former Instructor for Harvard University   Expert Interview – Psychologist & Former Instructor for Harvard University
Dr. Willis is a consultant, coach, and facilitator to Fortune 500 companies, startups, and nonprofits. He is a former instructor for Harvard University and a psychologist for people suffering from PTSD and trauma from war times. He is also a member of the American Psychological Association and its Society of Consulting Psychology.
Bathroom Safety Tips for Caregivers   Bathroom Safety Tips for Caregivers
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study in 2011 revealed that the most dangerous activities often occurred while showering, bathing, or leaving the shower or tub. Around 80% of these injuries happened after a slip and fall, making it even more important to ensure older adults are provided with as much support as possible while using the bathroom. Caregivers need to know the risks and how to resolve them, ensuring that the people they care for are kept safe while in the bathroom. 
eBike Safety Tips for Seniors   E-bike Safety Tips for Seniors
Electric bikes come with numerous health benefits that the seniors can enjoy ranging from mental health to physical health and the benefits of socializing. Despite the wide range of health benefits, these bikes are not without risks. The bike riders are advised to have protective gear. Finally, these bikes like any other machinery require regular maintenance and care.
Mountain Cove Care   Mountain Cove Care
Assisting Seniors with daily living skills while providing luxury care and promoting Independence.
At this time in their life they deserve nothing less then Excellence.
9 Safety Tips When Dining Out in a Post-Pandemic World   27 Safety Tips for Poison Prevention
Many common household products can be poisonous if unintentionally consumed or used in the wrong way. Something as ordinary as household cleaners, painkillers, leftover food, or alcoholic drinks can pose as poison risks. Learning about these products at home can help keep everyone safe, especially children. Properly store food and read the directions and warning labels of products. Knowing the risks and educating families about poison prevention are essential.
9 Safety Tips When Dining Out in a Post-Pandemic World   Eight Safe Ways to Celebrate a Family Gathering Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
With the ongoing pandemic and the government’s mandate cautioning people about large Christmas gatherings, it is best to be mindful of health and safety protocols to uphold everyone’s safety.
9 Safety Tips When Dining Out in a Post-Pandemic World   Nine Safety Tips When Dining Out in a Post-Pandemic World
As some regions in the country begin to enter General Community Quarantine (GCQ), it is clear that the “new normal” is set to change every aspect of public life—from working conditions and office spaces to social activities and common areas. Dining experiences in restaurants and other food establishments are no exception.
Free Rehab Centers   Get Sober – Stay Sober
Achieve full recovery with the help of a free or low-cost drug and alcohol treatment.
FreeRehabCenters.net was founded on the principle that everyone should have access to substance abuse treatment, especially those who may not be able to afford it. Daily drug and alcohol abuse can affect every aspect of someone’s life. Those facing financial hardship can still access addiction treatment services.
Free Rehab Centers   Free VS. State-Funded Rehab Centers
Both state-funded and free rehab centers can provide free and/or low-cost treatment services to address substance abuse and co-occurring mental health issues.
If you are searching for a free drug rehab program, you may have heard about free rehab centers, as well as rehab centers that are state-funded.
While these two types of recovery centers are similar, they can differ in one important way: the way they fund their services and what those services will cost you.
Beneficial Video Games For Seniors   Beneficial Video Games For Seniors
A 2016 study by the American Association of Retired Persons and the Entertainment Software Association found 38% of Americans aged 50+ played video games; by 2019, another study by the AARP saw that number grow to 44%. The concept that gaming is just for ‘young folk’ is fast disappearing as the medium has become more sophisticated and accessible.
Video games’ benefit our physical and mental health. Long seen purely as play or escapism, we now understand the importance of a little gaming to keep our grey matter happy and can help stave off mild cognitive impairment or even help prevent the likes of Alzheimer’s.
How to Help Teens Overcome Substance Abuse   How to Help Teens Overcome Substance Abuse
Try as we might to protect our teenage children, sometimes outside pressures from social norms are just too much to overcome. Teen substance abuse is a widespread phenomenon sweeping across the country. Marijuana use and alcohol use are causing the growing pandemic of teen substance abuse.
Make a Difference: Talk to Your Child About Alcohol - Parents   Make a Difference: Talk to Your Child About Alcohol
Kids who drink are more likely to be victims of violent crime, to be involved in alcohol-related traffic crashes, and to have serious school-related problems.
You have more influence on your child’s values and decisions about drinking before he or she begins to use alcohol.
Parents can have a major impact on their children’s drinking, especially during the preteen and early teen years.
Guide to Trade School For People with Disabilities   Guide to Trade School For People with Disabilities
Professionally successful people living with a disability sometimes credit their impairment for boosting their career prospects because it taught them perseverance and commitment. Others believe that their physical or cognitive differences in certain areas have led them to develop stronger abilities in others.
Choosing a trade school is an opportunity to assess one’s traits and capabilities and find the right career for applying them.
How Much Veneers Cost & Ways to Pay for Veneers   How Much Veneers Cost & Ways to Pay for Veneers
Veneers are a popular cosmetic dentistry procedure. 
A veneer is a thin, tooth-colored shell that fits over the front of your tooth. The shells change the color, shape, and size of your natural teeth.
Veneers are an excellent option for tooth discoloration, as well as crooked, gapped, and irregularly shaped teeth. 
What Are Dental Veneers & How Do They Work?   What Are Dental Veneers & How Do They Work?
Veneers are thin shells that fit over the front of teeth to improve their appearance, protect them from damage, and create a beautiful smile. The tooth-colored shells bond to your teeth and change their length, size, color, shape, and function.
Veneers are a cosmetic dental treatment because they are elective and placed for aesthetic reasons. They are otherwise known as a “smile makeover.”
Everything You Need to Know About Nursing Home Abuse   Everything You Need to Know About Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing home abuse is a horrifying reality happening in our communities and affecting our senior citizens. When we place our elder loved ones in a nursing home, we expect staff members to treat them with dignity and respect. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. Nursing homes and staff need to be held accountable for how they care for our older generations. Therefore, it’s crucial to understand what nursing home abuse is, the different types of abuse, signs of abuse, and how to prevent it.
A Safe Vacation During the COVID-19 Pandemic Advice from UNICEF Before and During the Vacation   A Safe Vacation During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Advice from UNICEF Before and During the Vacation
Going on holiday during the pandemic is not mission impossible, even if many travel restrictions are in place and many flights are still cancelled. The Coronavirus hasn’t disappeared, on the contrary, there is still an increasing number of infections all over the world, after more and more states have eliminated lockdown measures. Certainly, 2020 isn’t a good year for vacations too far from home, but this doesn’t mean that families with children cannot enjoy summer, provided that they strictly follow the safety, social distancing and hygiene measures.
Safety Guide: Vacationing With Kids During Coronavirus   Safety Guide: Vacationing With Kids During Coronavirus
Following the Coronavirus pandemic, traveling has significantly been affected, and travellers are advised to follow the guidelines issued by the governments, health authorities, and airlines. Several restrictions are in place to curb the spread of the Coronavirus. However, you can still take a vacation with your kids and have a wonderful time together. You only have to stick to the new travel rules set by the authorities. When planning to travel either international or local, always find the travel restrictions that will apply to you in your destination and what is expected of you before you start your journey. 
Vacation Or Staycation? An Expert Weighs In To Help Us Decide   Vacation Or Staycation? An Expert Weighs In To Help Us Decide
Summer is just not the same for any of us. Do we travel? Do we stay at home, and maybe buy an inflatable pool to help us escape on those hot summer days? If you’re like me, your summer plans were canceled or drastically altered. Gone are the trips to grandparent’s homes and outdoor amusement parks, yet we still have a nagging urge to provide a memorable summer experience for our kids. Or we really just want to escape the confines of our house for a little while.
FALL PREVENTION GUIDE FOR OLDER ADULTS   Fall Prevention for Older Adults
This guide provides tips and tricks to recognize fall hazards and prevent a future fall from occurring.
It also looks into which methods are most effective to strengthen your own personal abilities to reduce falls from occurring in the home and in the community.
Art and Craft benefits for Young Adults   Art and Craft benefits for Young Adults
In a world where mental health and well-being is becoming increasingly important, it is the perfect time for you to join one of Lifebridge Australia’s art and craft programs.
What are the benefits to me, you might ask?
It is good for your brain, It improves your self-esteem and Creativity is fun. 
Lifebridge have a diverse range of art and craft programs available.
The Benefit of Arts and Crafts for Mental Health   The Benefit of Arts and Crafts for Mental Health
Hobbies are important. They’re entertaining, fulfilling, and, for the most part, keep us out of trouble. The largest subset of hobbies is most certainly arts and crafts, an umbrella term that covers everything from scrapbooking, jewellery making, and crocheting to painting, sculpting, and model building. These hobbies are more than just rewarding ways to spend our free time they are wonderful ways to support better and more robust mental health. 
Improving Sleep Quality in the Elderly   Improving Sleep Quality in the Elderly
Sleep problems and disorders in older adults can lead to severe repercussions on their physical and mental health. Recent studies have linked poor sleep quality in older adults to increased risk for accidents, heart disease, kidney problems, Alzheimer’s disease, depression, suicide, and risk-taking behavior.
In this guide, we’ll take a closer look at why sleep gets more elusive as you get older and the steps you can take to finally drift off to a night of deep, restorative sleep.
End Your Addiction. Get Clean & Sober With Detox Today   Drug and Alcohol Detox Centers Directory
DetoxRehabs.net was founded on one simple principle: connect individuals suffering from addiction, and their families, with the best detox and inpatient treatment program possible.
Active addiction takes an incredible toll on the individual suffering and everyone around them. During a time of crisis, it’s critical to find a treatment program that will best suit the personal struggling’s individual needs.
Senior Financial Scams: How are the Elderly Targeted ?   Senior Financial Scams: How are the Elderly Targeted?
The most vulnerable demographic for scams is the elderly population in America. Horror stories are in the news each week of an older person grifted out of their life savings within a few weeks or months from crafty criminals. The unfortunate part is often the perpetrators are family members or someone close to them.
What are Personalized Vitamins   Personalized Supplements
What are Personalized Vitamins?
Are Personalized Vitamins Worth the Investment?
Can Personalized Supplements Improve Health and Performance?
What Should I Look for in a Supplement?
Home Water Conservation Guide for Parents with Kids   Home Water Conservation Guide for Parents with Kids
Water is a precious resource. It is an integral part of survival. Humans, animals, and plants rely on water for hydration and nourishment. However, only 2.5 percent of the planet’s water is potable and safe for living creatures.
STDs in Older Adults: Everything You Need to Know as You Age   STDs in Older Adults: Everything You Need to Know as You Age
Many things change as you age — your hair color, ideal Friday night, and career may all look different than they once did, but that doesn’t mean your behaviour in the bedroom needs to change, too. Many older adults continue to enjoy an active sex life as they age, which can lead to increased self-esteem and better quality of life. However, sexual safety doesn’t go out the window as you age, meaning that necessary vigilance with protection and other sexual health concerns don’t change, either.
Water Conservation Guide for Homeowners   Water Conservation Guide for Homeowners
Today, water conservation measures are among the topics at the helm of society. Water is life, and if this commodity isn’t accessed adequately, then every other activity is a dry bone. It is at the core of our lives; water is the pillar that holds every step of our lives. Sadly, the earth’s sources of usable water are degrading, and if adequate measures are not put in place, clean water will perhaps be an issue of the past. By employing water-wise programs at our homesteads, will significantly inspire and offer vital lessons that may help all realize the need to conserve water for better lives.
Why Seniors Have Difficulty Getting a Good Night's Sleep and 9 Tips That Can Help   Why Seniors Have Difficulty Getting a Good Night’s Sleep and 9 Tips That Can Help
According to “Sleep Tips for Older Adults,” “As we age, we often experience normal changes in our sleeping patterns, such as becoming sleepy earlier, waking up earlier, or experiencing less deep sleep.” “A good night’s sleep is especially important to older adults because it helps improve concentration and memory formation, allows your body to repair any cell damage that occurred during the day, and refreshes your immune system, which in turn helps to prevent disease.”
Study Finds CPAP Effective for Sleep Apnea in Seniors  

Study Finds CPAP Effective for Sleep Apnea in Seniors
According to the National Sleep Foundation, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) affects 18 millions Americans. Until now, no research on the effectiveness of CPAP for sleep apnea in seniors had even been conducted. A new study, recently published in the Lancet Respiratory Medicine, suggests that continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy can be very effective for older OSA patients. The study also recommended increased awareness of OSA.

The Connection Between Sleep Apnea And Health For Seniors  

The Connection Between Sleep Apnea And Health For Seniors
Sleep apnea has been a subject of debate in the world of medical research. It has also been a common link to certain illnesses that people experience as they age. However, is sleep apnea one of the reasons diseases progress? Or is sleep apnea just a risk factor that links to most diseases?

Fall prevention for seniors  

Fall Prevention for Seniors
Learn about fall risk assessment and strategies for fall prevention in seniors.
Thankfully, there are proven measures to help reduce the risk that an older adult will experience a fall.

A Guide to Home Renovations and Modifications for Seniors and Individuals With Mobility Disabilities  

A Guide to Home Renovations and Modifications for Seniors and Individuals With Mobility Disabilities
Accessibility in the home isn’t just about practicality, it’s about safety and independence, and accessible renovations can increase an individual who uses a mobility aid’s ability to live comfortably at home longer, to remain safe, and to preserve a sense of autonomy. A sense of autonomy and independence can have incredibly positive effects on mental health in seniors, which are one of the most under-reporting populations when it comes to mental health symptoms.

11 Fun And Easy Activities For Seniors With Limited Mobility  

11 Fun And Easy Activities For Seniors With Limited Mobility
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are more than 54 million people aged 65 and over in the US alone, with many suffering from limited mobility, whether due to severe arthritis, injuries, or various other inflictions. Whatever the predicament, their reduced mobility can limit the kinds of activities they do and stop them from doing the things they once loved. With the right approach, a wholesome and complete life can be maintained easily by those in their old age.

How Poor Sleep, Depression, and Chronic Pain Feed Each Other  

How Poor Sleep, Depression, and Chronic Pain Feed Each Other
We all know how just one night of bad sleep can put us in a total funk.
When you struggle getting restorative rest night after night, the effects can be devastating.
With the help of a sleep specialist, I was finally able to connect my symptoms with a diagnosis: delayed sleep phase syndrome, a disorder in which your preferred sleep time is at least two hours later than conventional bedtimes.

50 Safety Tips For Seniors  

50 Safety Tips For Seniors
Simple steps to increase safety at home and away from home.
The problem may not be severe enough to prevent taking care of their daily activities, but it can cause mild difficulty in completing those activities or in making complicated decisions.
Safety both in and out of home is a top priority for elders and there are many simple safety steps that will reduce the risk of accidents and abuse. 

Addiction Group  

What is Classified as an Alcoholic?
Someone who drinks frequently or has problems due to alcohol may wonder if they are an alcoholic or have a drinking problem.
Anyone who experiences concerns, troubles, or issues due to alcohol use likely has a drinking problem.
However, a problem with alcohol does not necessarily make someone an alcoholic.

15 Best Websites for Seniors in 2021: Dating, Health, Jobs + More  

15 Best Websites for Seniors in 2021: Dating, Health, Jobs + More
Figuring out which web pages are safe and useful can be confusing if you’re not a tech expert, so this website has a list of the best 15 websites for seniors and their loved ones. These pages will connect you to online communities that share your interests and help you find resources on healthcare, jobs, beauty, spirituality, money management, games, and more. Visit as many of them as you please and don’t forget to save this page for future reference!

A Homeowner’s Guide to Creating A Sensory-Friendly Space For Individuals with Sensory Processing Disorders  

A Homeowner’s Guide to Creating A Sensory-Friendly Space For Individuals with Sensory Processing Disorders
For individuals or families with children that have sensory processing disorder, it is important for homeowners to create a safe space for those dealing with this condition. A sensory processing disorder is a condition with which an individual has trouble receiving and processing information through the five senses. These disorders are seen more in children but can also affect adults in everyday life. 

Alcohol Shakes and Tremors  

Alcohol Shakes and Tremors
When someone is struggling with chronic or long-term alcohol dependence, they may experience tremors. Tremors are also known as alcohol shakes.
Tremors refer to involuntary shaking in one or various areas of the body. Alcohol shakes can occur intermittently, or they can be constant.

Alcohol Rehab Help  

How Long Does It Take To Sober Up?
Everyone processes alcohol differently based on various factors.
The rate at which your body metabolizes alcohol determines how long it takes for you to get drunk and sober up.
Most people feel the effects of alcohol in their bodies for approximately 12 hours. As their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) rises and decreases, they experience drunkenness that fades into a hangover. Many factors affect how long alcohol stays in your system, including:

Vision Center - Aging and Eyesight  

Hyperopia (Farsightedness)
Hyperopia is a vision condition in which you have difficulty seeing things at near distance. Your eyes are better at focusing on things in the distance and worse at seeing things up close. Other names for hyperopia include hypermetropia and farsightedness. 

Vision Center - Aging and Eyesight  

Cheap Eye Exams and Glasses
Regular eye exams are important to protect your eye health. Some issues don’t present any obvious symptoms, and require a careful analysis from a medical professional to recognize. Annual exams help diagnose and treat eye health issues and provide you with a pair of glasses or contact lenses to correct your vision.

Can a Mesothelioma Prognosis Be Improved?  

Can a Mesothelioma Prognosis Be Improved?
A mesothelioma diagnosis presents patients and their loved ones with many challenges. Doctors’ appointments, treatments, and recovery become a part of everyday life. The patient likely struggles with pain and the challenges of losing their independence; meanwhile, their family, friends, and caregivers struggle to adapt and provide all the love and support they can. Undergoing complementary treatments, making healthy diet choices, and joining support groups can help with improving a mesothelioma prognosis.

Retirement Facilities Near You  

Find All Retirement Facilities Near You
Many terms are used when speaking about retirement living. The terms senior homes, old age homes, personal care homes, retirement facilities, 55+ retirement communities, long-term care homes, palliative care and nursing homes are all used interchangeably to describe retirement homes. This substitution of words is typical when discussing retirement living options with family and friends, but to find the absolute best retirement community or home for yourself or your loved one, you need to research each retirement facility to make sure it suits your needs. Browse our full list of all retirement homes and 55+ retirement communities in the U.S. and find the perfect retirement facility near you.

Things Newly Disabled Persons Should Do  

Things Newly Disabled Persons Should Do
If you, a friend or a relative has recently become disabled, there is a ton of advice and help out there, but it can be difficult to know where to start.
This is a guide to independence for the newly disabled.
Here we will focus on the first 12 things every disabled person should do.

How Does Diabetes Impact Your Oral Health?   How Does Diabetes Impact Your Oral Health?
More than 30 million Americans (9.4 percent) have diabetes and 84 million live with prediabetes. The diseases are typically kept under control with a balanced diet, exercise, insulin, and other medications that control blood sugar levels. Symptoms of diabetes can impact many different parts of your body, including the oral cavity. In addition to a higher risk of experiencing general health complications, people with diabetes are also more likely to develop serious oral conditions.
Lido Wellness Center   Lido Wellness Center are dedicated to providing integrative, holistic and comprehensive care ad seek to understand and honour the unique composition of each person; focusing on their mental, physical, relational and spiritual wellness. Programs are designed for adult individuals, 18 years or older, with a primary mental health diagnosis.
Drug Rehabilitation Centres in Los Angeles   Drug Rehabilitation Centers in Los Angeles
Addiction is a brain disease that alters behaviour due to damage to multiple parts of the brain. Long-term exposure to substances can lead to issues related to judgment, self-control, decision making, cognitive abilities, and memory loss. Drug rehabilitation centres in Los Angeles can help treat your substance use disorder. Addiction can cloud someone’s judgment due to the physical need to consume drugs or alcohol. The brain becomes used to, and consequently needs, that constant supply of the substance. 
Kingsway Recovery Center New Jersey’s Premier Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Centre.   Kingsway Recovery Center
Kingsway Recovery’s substance abuse mental health treatment centre, provide a broad range of clinically intensive treatment services in a safe, structured, and caring environment. All treatment services include conflict resolution and occupational enhancement. Additional counselling and treatment services are all offered by a  passionate team of experts.
New Jersey Addiction Recovery Centre   New Jersey Addiction Recovery Centre
Opioid abuse, addiction, and overdose are public health concerns in the Garden State. 
Not all struggling addicts have the wherewithal to enter addiction treatment. Many people that struggle with addiction are so far deep that they allow themselves to overdose on substances. Some people that overdose on substances even end up dying.
In New Jersey, there are a plentiful amount of detox and addiction treatment centres and resources.
Addiction Group   Cocaine Addiction & Treatment
Why Is Cocaine Addictive?
Symptoms of Abuse & Addiction
Long-Term Side Effects of Abuse
Drug Interactions: Cocaine, Alcohol, and Heroin
Risk Factors of “Street” Cocaine
Treatment for Cocaine Addiction
Addiction Group   Cocaine Health Effects
Cocaine Nose: Side Effect of Cocaine Use
What Causes Coke Nose?
Signs & Symptoms of Coke Nose
Long-Term Effects of Cocaine Nose
Other Risks & Side Effects of Snorting Cocaine
Cocaine Statistics
Cocaine Use Treatment Options
Restorative Yoga for Seniors   Restorative Yoga for Seniors
With over 5,000 years of history in ancient Indian philosophy, yoga has even become more commonplace today. People are engaging in the practice for different reasons, including improving health, building muscle strength, perfecting the body’s posture, enhancing flexibility, among other reasons. The art involves performing a set of specific exercises known as poses or asanas. These are combined with mediation principles and specific breathing techniques. 
If you’re suffering from addiction, The Owl’s Nest is here to help!   The Owl’s Nest
If you’re suffering from addiction, The Owl’s Nest is here to help!
The Owl’s Nest is an outpatient treatment program with transitional housing for men and women suffering from addiction issues. Our programs are designed to create a structured environment where all of our residents can establish a solid foundation of 12 Step Recovery, supported by other evidence-based approaches that include CBT, DBT and mindfulness.
race Land Recovery Center   Grace Land Recovery Center is a dual diagnosis treatment center. Our staff is passionate about helping people achieve sobriety by treating the mind, body, and soul. It’s because of this passion that we work so hard to provide our patients with a wide array of addiction treatment and therapy programs and services.
Here on our blog, you can find reliable information and interesting articles on addiction and co-occurring 
LA Drug and Alcohol Addiction Rehab Resources   Harmony Place Resources
LA Drug and Alcohol Addiction Rehab Resources
At Harmony Place, we feel it’s our duty to educate the general public about addiction and issues that are currently affecting American society. More than that, we want to educate the public on the state of drug and alcohol addiction in Los Angeles and how residents can get help from the right addiction treatment facility.
Drug and Alcohol Addiction Resources   Drug and Alcohol Addiction Resources
Florida is home to beautiful palm trees and beaches with crystal-clear water and white sand. From shopping to relaxing on the beach, it’s certainly a place that soothes the soul. If you’re searching for the right rehab program in Florida, we can help guide you in the process.
Addiction Treatment Services   Addiction Treatment Services provides updated and accurate information on substance abuse and recovery resources around the country. Our directory of nationwide addiction treatment resources includes organizations, listings of state agencies, and insurance coverage information that may be of assistance to those seeking drug or alcohol rehab treatment.
Renovation Safety Guide For Homeowners   Renovation Safety Guide For Homeowners
Are you and your family considering a home renovation project? It’s an exciting way to make your home truly your own. But in order to keep your family safe, you have to know what you’re doing.This guide will take you through all the essential information you need to know to protect your loved ones, including an introduction to home renovation, what you need to prepare, and safety tips for a home renovation.
Is your loved one struggling with addiction?   Is your loved one struggling with addiction?
The first step to recovery is asking for help. Unfortunately, many people with drug or alcohol addiction are in denial that they have a problem in the first place.
Whether you need help staging an intervention, finding family support services, or locating a rehab center near you, our dedicated addiction specialists are standing by to take your call.
Reach out to us today to find the support you need.
Riviera Beach Treatment Centers in South Florida   Riviera Beach Treatment Centers in South Florida
Addiction is a disease that doesn’t discriminate; anyone can become addicted. No matter what age, religion, ethnicity, or race you are, addiction can cause many life-threatening issues and problems. Addiction continues to impact people across the nation, even in South Florida. However, with the help of treatment centers in South Florida, you or a loved one can overcome addiction in the end.
A Guide To Maintaining Sexuality After Menopause   A Guide To Maintaining Sexuality After Menopause
Menopause is accompanied by a wide variety of physiologic changes that can affect all aspects of a woman’s life, from her mood to her ability to sleep to her sexuality.
Many of these changes can be frustrating or distressing to both the menopausal woman and her partner(s), particularly the effects they have on libido and sexual activity.
The guide discusses ways to tackle the changes that can make maintaining sexuality difficult in the post-menopausal years.
Alcohol Rehab Help   How to Get Someone Into Rehab Who Doesn’t Want to Go
Watching a loved one struggle with drug or alcohol addiction is very difficult, especially when you want them to seek help, but they don’t.
If you are watching a family member struggle with addiction, you’re not alone.
Helping a loved one get into rehab is seems like a big undertaking, but it can be broken down into steps. Here are some ways to make the process easier, more organized, and more effective.
Simmons Hanly Conroy - Medical Care Programs for Veterans   Medical Care Programs for Veterans
Veterans may suffer serious health problems as a result of their service, including addiction, depression and cancers like mesothelioma. Thankfully, there are many health care resources available to veterans.
Nonprofit veterans organizations and other military-focused groups provide care to those in need.
Simmons Hanly Conroy is proud to assist veterans through the legal system and by supporting veteran health care resources.
Founder and Chairman John Simmons is a veteran who deeply cares about the well-being of others who served.
Chapel Hill   Chapel Hill Detox 
Helps in addiction recovery and treatment.
If you’ve questions about addiction (alcohol/drug) or need advice call us on our helpline and we can help.
Our resource page has information related to addiction, alcohol, and cancer.
Cerebal Palsey Guide   Cerebral Palsy Support Groups
Thousands of parents learn their child has cerebral palsy each year.
Fortunately, there are many support groups that offer encouragement, hope and healing.
Many families affected by cerebral palsy find that joining a support group can be incredibly beneficial.
Organizations that offer emotional, medical and financial support are great ways to help parents feel like they are not alone in this fight.
Alzheimer Support   Alzheimers, Dementia and Memory Care
When your loved one is diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, it is a difficult time in your life. While most families initially try to care for their loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia at home, at some point it no longer becomes possible or feasible. During this time, it is best to look for memory care near you.
At AlzheimerSupport.com, we enable everyone to look through more than 45,000 facilities that provide dementia and Alzheimer’s care. Browse memory care units by state below
Delphi - Addiction Treatment For Everyone   Addiction Treatment For Everyone
Delphi Behavioral Health Group is a growing network of drug and alcohol addiction treatment facilities that provides the entire spectrum of care to those who are ready to start on the road to addiction recovery.
Request Legal Help Children with Special Needs Planning Guide   Children with Special Needs Planning Guide
Living below the poverty line doesn’t just increase your chance of becoming disabled, but can also make living with a disability much harder, as access to healthcare and assistance services and tools can be limited. This is why, if you are the parent or guardian of an individual with disabilities, it is important to have a legal and financial plan in place.
Addiction Group - What is Opioid Use Disorder?   What is Opioid Use Disorder?
Opioid use disorder (OUD) is a medical diagnosis given to those who suffer serious impairment or distress due to a continuous use of opioids. While other definitions like opioid addiction do exist, OUD is more commonly accepted among healthcare professionals.
OUD diagnosis is based on specific criteria, ranging from unsuccessful attempts to reduce or stop opioid use to social or family problems. Individuals with the disorder may report having trouble meeting obligations at work, school, or home. However, as OUD is an extensive disorder, healthcare specialists assess many more signs and symptoms to provide proper diagnosis and treatment.
A Beginner's Guide to Understanding Cars for Handicapped   A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Cars for Handicapped
Driving with a disability doesn’t have to be a chore because there are several modifications that you can make to your vehicle.
Whether you are looking into adding accessible products to a car you already own—or are specifically doing research into vehicles that come readily equipped with what you need, driving with a disability is more attainable than you might think.
 Car Modification for Persons with Disabilities: What You Need to Know   Car Modification for Persons with Disabilities: What You Need to Know
Living with a disability, or becoming disabled, doesn’t necessarily mean you won’t be able to drive. 
Thanks to adaptive driving and assistive technology, people with disabilities can confidently and safely drive themselves to any destination.
Assistive technology leverages carefully-installed driving aids and devices to make driving for people with disabilities as simple as possible. 
Car modification, registration and license for physically challenged - Ragesh in Full Throttle!   Car modification, registration and license for physically challenged
Most of us are passionate about driving and riding here. This becomes all the more important if you are physically challenged because, driving is one place where there is absolutely no difference between physically challenged person and others.
The ability to drive is more important for a physically challenged person than any one else. 
Silent Professionals  

Will PTSD Disqualify Me From Employment?
If you’re reading this article, you may be working through some degree of PTSD after combat and wondering how to transition back to your civilian life, both personally and professionally. Some of you may have even abused alcohol and landed yourself in jail for a DUI/DWI while attempting to deal with your PTSD. Oftentimes, these can seem like insurmountable challenges to get back on track with your life even after treatment or rehabilitation.
you’re not alone.

Addiction Rehab Treatment  

Opioid Addiction & Abuse
Opioids are controlled substances used to treat pain that require a doctor’s prescription.
It is impossible to predict who is particularly vulnerable to opioid dependence.
According to the CDC, one in four receiving opioid therapy from their doctors will develop a substance use disorder.

A Guide For Parents Of Children With Sleep Apnea   A Guide For Parents Of Children With Sleep Apnea
Sleep apnea is a disorder that affects 2 to 3 percent of children.
Apnea also affects infants, who may have episodes where they cease breathing for at least 20 seconds.
Sleep is vital for children’s growth, and interruptions to it have an impact on their learning, behavior, and overall health.
This guide walks parents through sleep apnea in kids, its warning signs, and interventions to treat the disorder. 
Verywell Health - How to Calm a Child With Autism   Common Sleep Disorders
Sleep disorders can have a big impact on your life, and millions of people are living with them.
They can make for frustrating nights, difficult mornings, and impaired function throughout the day.
Patient education: Sleep apnea in adults (Beyond the Basics)   Patient education: Sleep apnea in adults (Beyond the Basics)
Normally during sleep, air moves in and out through the nose, throat, and lungs at a regular rhythm. In a person with sleep apnea, air movement is periodically reduced or stopped. 
Sleep apnea is a serious condition that can affect sleep quality, a person’s ability to safely perform normal daily activities, and long term health. 
This topic review focuses on the most common type of sleep apnea in adults, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
Senior Guidance  

SeniorGuidance.org provides comprehensive resources on various senior living options, including: assisted living facilities, senior living communities, nursing homes, independent living communities, continuing care retirement communities (CCRC) and all other long term senior care options, including memory care such as Alzheimer’s or Dementia.

A Family's Guide to Caring for Aging Parents   A Family’s Guide to Caring for Aging Parents
Even if you want to, the decision to care for an elderly parent at home may simply not be for everyone.
Factors such as having multiple jobs, difficult family dynamics, and the lack of home safety measures can not only make the task more difficult to manage but can also be counterproductive to an aging parent’s health. However, if the option is safe for everyone involved, keeping your beloved parent at home can be a rewarding and lesson-filled experience.
This guide takes you through the essential things you need to take into account when considering in-home care so you can help your beloved lead full, supported lives when they need it the most.
Importance of Elderly Care Services  

Importance of Elderly Care Services
Old age is a sensitive phase; elderly people need care and comfort to lead a healthy life without worries and anxiety.
This article deals with the issues that affect the lives of senior citizens and further complicate into major physiological and psychological problems.

Sleep Help For People With Autism Spectrum Disorder  

Sleep Help For People With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Sleep is one of those things that can make or break our bodies and plenty of it allows us all to function correctly.
However, sleeping can be a significant concern when it comes down to children and adults who have been diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder.
Many studies show that most children with ASD find it difficult to fall asleep or to stay asleep at night.
The lack of sleep can heighten some behavioral characteristics such as aggression, hyperactivity, and the ability to concentrate. 
This resource is created to highlight the most common sleep issues among children and adults with ASD.

Alcohol Rehab Help  

Alcohol Rehab Help – What Is Alcohol?
Alcohol is a substance that is a natural byproduct of sugar and plant fermentation.
Commonly used as a disinfectant, alcohol is also a primary ingredient in fuels, paints, solvents, beauty products, and food additives.
It is also distilled into a drinkable liquor or brewed (undistilled) into beers, wines, ciders, and mead.
Though there are various uses and types of alcohol, drinking can be fatal depending on the amount of alcohol you drink.
There are many methods for the treatment of alcohol abuse or alcoholism.

Alcohol Rehab Help  

Alcohol Rehab Help
Provide free resources and information to help struggling individuals & families get their lives back on track.
The website does not host any form of advertisement.
All content published on Alcohol Rehab Help is fact-based and original.
It is all sourced from current scientific research, ensuring content is accurate, relevant, and up-to-date with current research and addiction terminology.

Business Support and Survival Guide for Care Homes During Covid-19  

Business Support and Survival Guide for Care Homes During Covid-19
The pressures facing the adult social care sector over the last six or seven months have put care homes across the UK under immense strain.
The human cost of the pandemic has been tragic and unprecedented, but as the outbreak lingers on, it’s not just the health implications that care homes are having to battle against.
The financial strain is continuing to mount, with many businesses already at breaking point.
This guide explores the financial issues the UK’s care homes are facing, detail the government support that’s available and take a look at the rescue measures that could help you come through this difficult time.

University of Washington  

Mitigating Impacts to Research Activities Due to COVID-19
The University of Washington’s COVID-19 Safe Start Status is now Phase 2 of its COVID-19 recovery, in accordance with Washington’s Safe Start plan.
Research is a core function of the University.
This Guidance for Returning to In-Person Research webpage is a great resource with guidance and resources to prepare for, and implement a safe return to in-person research; includes a Planning and Implementation Toolkit.

Coronavirus Disinfection   Coronavirus Disinfection: Best Hygiene Practices for Smartphones and Gadgets to Avoid Covid-19
As quarantine measures continue worldwide to mitigate the rise in COVID-19 cases, more people have turned to technology to be informed and to ensure the continuity of their livelihood. During this difficult time, gadgets such as smartphones and desktops play a key part in keeping people connected. For this crucial reason, keeping these items clean is just as important as observing proper and frequent hand washing.
Ark Behavioral Health  

Ark Behavioral Health operates four addiction treatment facilities that use a whole-patient approach for your individual needs.
Getting started is easy.
Your recovery begins here.
From Cape Cod to secluded woodland or metropolitan Boston, each of our facilities offer a comfortable setting with individualized treatment plans.
rehab.

Addiction Group - COMMON SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS   Common Substance Use Disorders
Some of the most common substance-related disorders include alcohol, sedatives, opioids, tobacco, stimulants, cannabis, and hallucinogens.
Learn more about substance use disorders (SUD) here and find treatment for your addiction today.
Memory care facilities  

Memory Care Facilities
Memory care facilities are care homes that provide the much-needed care to adults with memory care issues.
Memory care facilities can be in various forms, such as: dedicated dementia care facilities or communities, dedicated Alzheimer’s care facilities, Alzheimer’s day care, Alzheimer’s nursing homes, dementia nursing homes, as well as assisted living facilities that provide memory care services.
If you’re wondering “how do I find memory care near me?” – browse the full list of all memory care homes in the U.S. on this site.

Improvements to Help You Sleep Better  

Improvements to Help You Sleep Better
Are you finding it difficult to fall asleep at night?
Insomnia is not an uncommon issue.
If you suffer with this problem, you can be left with hours of worry and boredom while trying to nod off.

New Mouth - Types of Dentists  

Common Types of Dentistry
The type of dentist a person needs to visit depends on their age and the oral health condition they have.
The most common types of dentistry include general dentistry, family dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, and specialty dentistry.
To ensure you receive the proper care, read about the different types of dentists and the services they offer on this web site.

Drubi Orthodontics  

A Parent’s Guide for Children With Special Needs in the Dental Office
A visit to the dentist can be stressful and frightening for any child.
Children and teens with disabilities are even more likely to have a bad experience at the dentists because of factors such as heightened pain sensitivity or overstimulation — these factors can make even day-to-day oral hygiene a significant obstacle.
However, there are steps any parent or guardian can take to make oral care and hygiene a better experience for your child with special needs.

Recovering Champions  

Recovering Champions
Recovering Champions is a comprehensive drug & alcohol treatment program in Massachusetts specializing in substance abuse and co-occurring disorders.
Our mission is to help those who suffer from drug and alcohol addiction learn a new way of life, develop meaningful relationships and goals, and maintain the daily process of recovery into the future.

Spring Hill Recovery Center  

Spring Hill Recovery Center
Starting a recovery program can be stressful if you don’t know what to expect.
Knowing what amenities Spring Hill has to offer, what the weekly schedule looks like, and what our treatment programs are like can make overcoming addiction a little bit easier.
Families are involved during treatment at Spring Hill and encouraged to support their loved one throughout their stay.

Lung Cancer Center  

Breathe Easier with Lung Cancer Center
Lung Cancer Center is here to provide the information and resources you need to understand the diagnosis.
Are you a patient, loved one, caregiver, or even just a student?
Learn more about what a lung cancer diagnosis is and the best way to fight it medically and legally.

Addiction Resources  

10 Best Alcohol Detox And Rehab Centers In The U.S.
Alcohol detox centers allow individuals to rid their body of alcohol and other substances of abuse prior to starting treatment.
Learn more about alcohol rehab centers and addiction treatment options today.

Rider University  

How to Find Reliable Health Websites and Medical Information Online
The internet has provided the opportunity for anyone to publish information online, and it can be difficult to separate credible information from untrustworthy sources.
In a scientific credibility review, researchers found that nearly three-fourths of the leading health articles shared online were either entirely false or had some portion of misinformation.
Whenever you are scouring the internet, you want to make sure you are obtaining your information from a reliable, unbiased provider.

Jen Reviews   Jen Reviews is the authority on everything food, fitness and home.
All writers are experts in their particular niches, including former Olympians, doctors, registered nurses, executive chefs, mountain guides, yoga instructors, certified dog trainers and more.
The writers’ personal experience, talent and extensive knowledge allow them to write helpful articles that comprehensively address every major consideration and pain point.
Each piece of content is painstakingly researched and edited before the publish button is hit.
Coronavirus: Guidance for Better Mental Health  

Coronavirus: Guidance for Better Mental Health
During the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be a lot of information about the virus and its effects on mental health.
That’s because coronavirus and the social, financial and psychological implications it carries can seriously impact one’s mental wellbeing.
It’s of the utmost importance that we try to remain as composed as we can during this time.
The fear and anxiety that is gripping the nation are as contagious, if not more so than the illness itself.

Is a Therapy Dog Right for Your Child with Autism [Complete Guide]  

Is a Therapy Dog Right for Your Child with Autism [Complete Guide]
Autism or autism spectrum disorder is a set of conditions with symptoms such as repetitive behaviors, challenges in communication and social skills, sleep disorders and sensory sensitivities.
For many children, the signs of autism begin to become apparent by the age of two or three.
There are varying degrees of autism, and while there is no cure, there are many therapies, tools and interventions that may be helpful.
One option families explore is bringing an autism therapy dog into their family.

The MuchNeeded Guide to Senior Mobility & Wellness  

The MuchNeeded Guide to Senior Mobility & Wellness
Getting old is a natural process and there is no escaping that.
Some might feel the effects of aging sooner than later but the fact remains that we’ll all get there.
However, this doesn’t mean people can’t make the aging process easier for themselves. There are plenty of items that can help with that, as we’ll cover them later on in the article.
Active aging has become a norm all around the world and participation of older people in different segments of community is encouraged.

American Pain Association  

How to Use CBD Oil for Neuropathy
20 million Americans struggle with peripheral neuropathy, a medical condition characterized by nerve damage to the peripheral nervous system, which is the communication network that exists between the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord) and the rest of the body.
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) indicates that this number is likely much higher as not all are reported and some are even misdiagnosed.

Mesothelioma Treatment  

Mesothelioma Treatment
While there is no cure for mesothelioma, there are many treatment options available that can extend a patient’s lifespan or make living with their illness easier.
The most commonly used treatments for mesothelioma are surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation.
However, clinical trials may give patients access to new treatment options.
Patients should work with doctors who are mesothelioma specialists to determine what treatments may be best for them.

National USA Substance Use Disorder Treatment Locator  

National USA Substance Use Disorder Treatment Locator
Mission: To reduce the impact of substance abuse by helping people locate proper treatment.
The data in this directory comes from Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator by SAMSHA.
Feedback from user of their addiction treatment directory convinced us that we need to create a user friendly substance use disorder directory – Welcome to Drug Rehab USA.
Your source for finding rehab near you and for you.

Verywell Health - How to Calm a Child With Autism  

How to Calm a Child With Autism
Techniques for avoiding and managing meltdowns.
Children with autism can have a tough time managing their behavior.
Meltdowns and anxiety can make it very hard to participate in typical activities or, in some extreme cases, to even leave the house.
It’s not always easy to calm a child with autism, but there are techniques that can often be successful.
Some require a bit of extra equipment that offers sensory comfort.
Some of these items can be used in settings like school or community venues.
If they work well, they’re worth their weight in gold.

Wikilawn - How to Create a Safe, Sensory-Friendly Backyard Landscape for Your Child With Special Needs   How to Create a Safe, Sensory-Friendly Backyard Landscape for Your Child With Special Needs
Playing outside is one of the greatest joys of childhood.
Stepping out the back door into sunlight, fresh air, and freedom can provide a feeling of liberation unlike any other.
There are extra considerations when your child has special needs, but time outside still can offer tremendous therapeutic benefits, especially for children with autism or similar conditions that may keep them confined indoors in highly structured, climate-controlled environments for most of the day.
All kids need a safe environment in which to get loud, be physically active, and burn off excess energy.
The best safe and secure spaces outdoors offer features that safely accommodate all levels of capability and energy.
Child Mind Institute  

Treating Sensory Processing Issues
On a gray Sunday afternoon in December, families are flocking to a small, colorful gym housed in a school on a quiet block in Brooklyn.
Inside, children are jumping into a ball pit, crashing into mountains of supersized pillows, rolling and bouncing on huge balls, and swinging and spinning wildly inside a cocoon-like sling.
This 877-foot-space would be nirvana to any child, and all are welcome, but in fact it’s a new parent-run, nonprofit sensory gym modeled on occupational therapy facilities.
Space No. 1 is the brainchild of Extreme Kids and Crew founder Eliza Factor, a dynamic mother of three who created it as a place for special-needs families to de-stress and have fun in a warm, accepting environment.

Working With Schools  

Working with Schools from Raising a Sensory Smart Child
Most kids with mild sensory problems and no other issues do just fine learning and socializing at school with a bit of understanding, extra support, a sensory diet, and a few simple accommodations.
You may be able to work this out informally with your child’s school.
However, a child with sensory processing disorder (SPD) may need more help to thrive in the classroom and elsewhere at school.

Asbestos.com  

Managing Medical Expenses in Retirement: A Comprehensive Guide
An important part of saving for retirement is setting aside funds for medical expenses.
It’s important to be financially prepared so you’re not caught off guard.
Approximately 80% of retirees are confident they’ll have enough money to cover medical expenses in retirement, according to a recent survey from the Employee Benefit Research Institute.
This may be due in part to an overestimation of what Medicare — the federal health insurance program for people aged 65 and over, and those with disabilities — actually covers.

Financial Support for Single Mothers  

Financial Support for Single Mothers
It is not easy to be a single mom.
Everyone says that but singe Mum’s know it.
Every state and city has many resources to help single mothers in many ways.
This site discusses and lists more than 1000 resources in its pages and covers all 50 states and the biggest 100 cities for you.

Mesothelioma Lawyers  

Mesothelioma Lawyers
A mesothelioma lawyer is a specialist attorney with experience in handling mesothelioma cancer cases.
They help victims of asbestos exposure get justice by pursing legal action against the companies responsible for their exposure and illnesses.
They understand the relevant laws, have access to information about asbestos use and exposure, and can guide you to make the best legal choices for you and your family.
Hiring a lawyer now is important, but be sure to choose the right one.

The Recovery Village  

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
You may have seen the acronym PTSD before and wondered what it meant.
Post-traumatic stress disorder can seem like a mental health disorder that’s too complicated to understand, but it only takes a few moments to learn about the disorder and how it impacts people.
By taking the time to understand what PTSD is, you’re taking a step toward helping the many people who live with it because you’re showing them that you care about what they struggle with.

The Recovery Village  

Friends & Family Resources
A person who is struggling with drug or alcohol addiction can feel alone, afraid and powerless.
Without the support of friends and family, addiction can be difficult to confront and manage.
However, friends and family may also feel unequipped and underprepared to help someone overcome addiction.
With education and a willing spirit, however, friends and family members can support someone who faces addiction in finding (and staying in) treatment and maintaining a healthy way of life after rehab.

The Recovery Village  

First Responder Substance Abuse and Mental Health Resources
Firefighters, Paramedics, and Police Officers are often the first on the scene of a traumatic event but too often. They are also often the last to heal.
A career dedicated to protecting and serving others may leave minimal time for self-care in addition to being frequently exposed to trauma.
The unique pressures experienced by these first responders lead to a high occurrence of substance use and mental health disorders.

House Hold Quotes  

Drug and Alcohol Addiction
Addiction is a disease that impacts upon 21 million Americans.
Only a small percentage of those impacted are treated for the condition.
The explanations for this are varied and complicated, but oftentimes learning about the help that’s out there is the first step to recovery.
This guide discusses the resources available to anybody experiencing difficulty with drug and/or alcohol dependence. 

Drug Rehabs Connection  

What Are The Costs of Drug Rehab?
The cost of addiction treatment varies from facility to facility.
While there are some rehab facilities that cost thousands of dollars a day, there are also facilities that are way more affordable.
No matter what your budget allows, there is a rehab facility for you.

Autism and Sleep  

Sleep Problems and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
Sleep disorders are quite common among people with Autism spectrum disorder.
As much as 80% of them suffer from one or more sleep disorders.
Many studies have shown that a lack of sleep results in poor daytime behavior in ASD, such as day time sleepiness, depression, anxiety, lack of concentration, hyperactivity, increased distractability, irritability, and poor learning abilities.

Vaping Health Risks  
Vaping Health Risks
Vaping may seem like a harmless pastime, however, e-cigarettes have been linked to numerous physical and long-term health consequences.
Vape products typically contain addictive nicotine, dangerous flavoring chemicals like diacetyl, heavy metals, and other toxic substances.
For those who vape, these substances may cause: Nicotine addiction, poisoning, and withdrawal; Respiratory issues, such as popcorn lung, asthma, and COPD; Cardiovascular problems; Impaired brain development in those under 25.
Flawless CBD  
Flawless CBD
Flawless CBD is proud to offer only the best CBD products on the market.
Flawless CBD stock an extensive range of products from CBD Vape Oil, CBD Oil, CBD Gummies, CBD Capsules, CBD Balm and CBD vape pens.
Mesothelioma Prognosis  

Can a Mesothelioma Prognosis Be Improved?
Although lifestyle factors like nutrition and exercise can’t cure cancer, they can help relieve symptoms, reduce emotional stress, and offer a boost to your overall mental state, all of which can improve your mesothelioma prognosis.

Travelling With A Medical Condition  

Travelling with a Medical Condition
Getting travel insurance with a medical condition.  What is included in medical condition travel insurance? Tips to help you travel safely with a medical condition.  Disclosing your medical condition.  Vaccinations & visas for travelling abroad.  Taking medical supplies through customs.

GUIDE TO TRAVELLING WITH HEALTH CONDITIONS   Travelling with Health Conditions
Traveling is an exciting and enjoyable activity that should be enjoyed by many. However, there are certain travelers who cannot simply make the most out of their adventure because of their health conditions.
In this guide, we would like to help you enjoy your travel even though if you or your loved one has a chronic illness. Planning your trip can help you expect the unexpected. Here’s what we’re going to discuss in the course of this article.
Sleep After Trauma   How traumatic events impact sleep and well-being
Leaving mental illness untreated can lead to a rapid decline in mental health and an increase in both severity and quantity of symptoms.
Sleep disturbance is common across many mental disorders and is extremely prevalent in those who have experienced trauma.
Can Sleep Disorders Cause Mental Illness   Exploring the connection between depression and insomnia
Both sleep disorders and mental illnesses are well-understood phenomena with mechanisms that have been thoroughly mapped and set into law years ago.
There is very little stigma to discussing either openly. Right?
There’s obviously lots to talk about here.
…but first… A bit of background on sleep and mental illness
Sleep is So Important to Your Mental Health   Understand how sleep deprivation can impair your mind and body
It’s no surprise that the mind and body function best when balanced.
What might surprise you is that a critical part of maintaining this balance is allowing your body and mind to refresh during sleep.
Unfortunately, many people do not or cannot get the quantity or quality of sleep they need.
When this happens, your mind and body respond by malfunctioning.
Therefore, sleep quality has a direct correlation to physical and mental health.
Elderly Driving – When is it Time to Stop?   Elderly Driving – When is it Time to Stop?
We all get older. When this happens, we reach a point where our vision is not what it was in the past. Also, our reflexes start to slow, and we are not able to react as fast as when we were younger. And in many cases our memory starts to fade, and we forget what we are doing.
All of these factors can be reasons why elderly people may not be able to drive or should not be able to drive.
Teen Driver Safety Guide   Teen Driver Safety Guide
Car crashes are the leading cause of death for teenagers in the United States.
On average, a teenage driver is more than twice as likely to be involved in a crash than any other driver.
This guide will provide tangible, clear, and simple steps to help reduce the risk of driving for teenagers.
Travel Guide for the Hearing Impaired  

Travel Guide for the Hearing Impaired
There’s no reason that being deaf or hard of hearing should prevent anyone from travelling.
While it can offer its own challenges, nothing compares to sunning on an exotic beach, exploring a world-class museum or strolling through a quaint village.
A little preparation and planning in advance can help make any trip, be it by plane, train, bus or boat, stress-free and fun.

Wonder Mums  

The Wonder Moms Blog
Parenting any child is challenging, but the joys and feelings that come with parenting a child with special needs are unique.
All children are special in their own way, but a child with autism, traumatic brain injury, intellectual disabilities, or language and speech delays requires a different level of care and understanding.

Mesothelioma Guide  

Asbestos and Cancer
Exposure to toxic asbestos fibers can lead to deadly diseases like mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis and pleural thickening.
In order to understand how asbestos fibers cause cancer, it is necessary to understand what cancer is and how cancerous cells affect the body.

Mesothelioma  

What is Mesothelioma?
Mesothelioma is a rare cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.
The cancer can start in the lining of the lungs, abdomen or heart. Treatment Options range from basic chemotherapy to experimental surgeries.
Patients who find a team of Mesothelioma Specialists often have the longest survival times.

Mesothelioma  

What is Mesothelioma?
Mesothelioma and asbestos, a cancer that deeply affects families throughout the country.
Mesothelioma is caused by exposure to asbestos.
Asbestos can be found in many places such as houses, fire stations, or in our case Naval Shipyards.
It’s such a dangerous material because it only takes limited exposure to the fibers for them to become deadly.
Over time, this cancer spreads throughout the body, affecting other vital organs as well.

Stop Smoking  

Stop Smoking
Are you ready to commit to quit smoking?
That’s half the battle.
Now that you’re taking this big step, we have lots of help available.
Our proven tools, tips and support can help you end your addiction to tobacco and begin a new, smokefree phase of your life.
Blacknote will give $60 to winners who submit their story why they want to quit smoking.

Fall Prevention & Mobility  

Fall Prevention & Mobility: Practical Safety and Organization Strategies for Seniors
Making a home safe for a senior loved one does not have to be a massive or costly project.
There are small changes you can make each day that, over time, will dramatically reduce the risk of falls.
For many, it may be difficult to know what changes to make, especially if we have lived in the same home for decades.

How to talk about end-of-life  

How to talk about end-of-life and emergency planning with your family
Many families struggle to talk about topics related to death, emergency preparedness, and end-of-life concerns.
No one wants to think about what would happen if they were no longer around.
After all, you are busy enjoying life.
Yet failing to have these conversations and make your wishes known can leave your loved ones vulnerable emotionally and financially.

DrugRehab  

Get Help With Your Addiction
Addiction isn’t a choice, and people suffering from it need help to recover.
The disease is caused by a variety of factors and leads to long-term negative consequences that could be deadly.
Effective treatment for drug addiction and behavioral addictions exists to help addicts recover.

Addiction Recovery and Long-Term Success Is Within Reach!  

Addiction Recovery and Long-Term Success Is Within Reach!
You’ve wanted a better life for a long time now.
You’ve felt powerless to change but there seems to be a small sense of hope.
Call one of our understanding and compassionate advisers right now.
We understand what you are going through.

Guide to Child Car Seats - The Law - Direct Line  

Guide to Child Car Seats – The Law
Knowledge of child car seats is essential for any parent or guardian.
They’re a safety requirement for newborns and children up to 11 years old, or those of a certain height, yet many underestimate the risks and penalties of breaking this law.
This guide addresses car seat rules and common misconceptions in the UK, providing a one-stop-shop for all parents looking for more information.

Cerebral Palsy Group  

Cerebral Palsy Group
The foundation provides free educational information and support to those who have been affected by cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities.

CEREBRAL PALSY  

Cerebral Palsy  –  A Helping Hand On Your Journey
Learn about the different types, symptoms, and causes of cerebral palsy — and much more.
Financial help is available to parents and children with cerebral palsy. Learn what you may qualify for.
Learn how to make life easier for parents and children with cerebral palsy–everything from daily communication and feeding tips to transitioning to adulthood.

A community for advancing better sleep  

A Community for Advancing Better Sleep
Learn about sleep disorders that involve abnormal movements, behaviors, emotions, perceptions, and dreams that occur anytime from when you fall asleep to when you wake up.
Learn about sleep disorders that involve getting to sleep, staying asleep or excessive sleepiness.
Suffering from a disorder not categorized as a parasomnia or dyssomnia? You’ll find it here.

Mesothelioma   Mesothelioma, Asbestos, and the Dangers of Smoking
Smoking is one of the most harmful activities to human health. It causes a variety of cancers and a number of other health conditions. Most importantly, smoking decreases life expediencies and causes the highest number of deaths that could have been prevented. Smoking has also been found to be connected to poor outcomes for patients with lung cancer and mesothelioma. There is a strong connection between both smoking and asbestos exposure and the risk of developing lung cancer. Quitting is the best single thing a person who smokes can do for better health.
Alcohol Addiction Is Personalized Treatment   Alcohol Addiction Treatment
The Key To Stopping Alcohol Addiction Is Personalized Treatment.
Overcoming an addiction to alcohol may be one of the toughest challenges you’ll ever face.
Don’t face it alone.
If you’re ready to get free from addiction, AlcoholTreatment.net is here to connect you with the right people.
Alcohol Abuse and Addiction  

Alcohol Abuse and Addiction
Despite its legality in the United States, alcohol is a highly addictive drug that millions abuse each year. Although some argue it has health benefits when consumed in moderation, research shows only two in every 100 people who drinks alcohol does so in moderation. The remaining drinking population often indulges in binge drinking, or drinking large amounts of alcohol in a short period of time, in order to get drunk. If a person experiences cravings for alcohol and cannot stop consuming it, they are likely experiencing alcohol addiction, or alcoholism. Alcoholism is a medical disorder, and drug addiction rehab is proven to treat the condition.

UK Rehab   Drug and Alcohol Rehab Related Links
An alternative Drug Rehab Program to conventional Drug and Alcohol Rehab Treatment Centers.
Offering permanent solutions for alcoholism and drug addiction recovery. 
Travelling With Diabetes  

Travelling with Diabetes
When you have diabetes, a vacation or a business trip means a little extra planning.
Changes in what you eat, how active you are, and time zones can affect your blood sugar levels.
Here are some tips to make your travels easier.

Travel Guide Special Needs  

Airports and Special Needs Travel: A Complete Guide
When travelling by plane, a good part of your trip is spent at airports. 
In fact, on many trips you spend more time at an airport than you do flying.
When travelling with a child who has special needs every step you take needs to be very carefully planned.

National Autism Centre   Autism Resources for Families
Being armed with information about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) helps families feel more comfortable as they face new challenges.
Some families need to know where to start when one member of the family has been recently diagnosed.
Other families face unexpected difficulties as their loved ones with ASD learn to live effectively in home, school, or community settings.
NaC are dedicated to supporting families by making information and resources more readily available.
Sesame Street and Autism   Sesame Street and Autism
See amazing in every child.
Celebrate the uniqueness of each and every child.
Is The Water Safe To Drink   Is the water safe to drink?
Travelling abroad?
Is the water safe to drink in the countries you will be visiting?
Check this out on this web site.
Camping Safety - ROSPA  

Camping Safety
Camping is a fantastic way to enjoy the great outdoors, but in the excitement of a trip, and because of the unfamiliar surroundings and ways of doing things, it can lead to life-changing accidents.
Life-changing injuries result most often from burns or fires and carbon monoxide poisoning.
Following some simple safety advice means your camping trip should be a memorable experience for all the right reasons and you will find good advice on this web site.

Outdoor Persuits UK  

Outdoor Pursuits UK
Billed as “The Ultimate Youth Outdoor Safety Guide”.

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