Recovering from Rotator Cuff Surgery: A Guide for Patients

Tearing your rotator cuff can lead to a lot of pain and discomfort. A few people are able to recover with just cortisone injections and a lot of rest, but most of the time, surgery is required in order to recover full range of motion of your shoulder. When all is said and done, you will feel better, but the recovery process following surgery can be a bit painful and difficult to navigate. [Read More]

Preparing To Visit Your Local Dispensary For The First Time

If you have been hearing a lot about the various benefits of ingesting marijuana, then you may be interested in visiting a dispensary. The experience can seem overwhelming if you have never visited one before. And, there are a few things that you definitely should be expecting on your first trip. Keep reading to learn what they are. Prepare To Spend Some Time Purchasing marijuana at a dispensary is very different from buying groceries or purchasing some clothes at a big box store. [Read More]

What To Expect At Your Hearing Aid Fitting

Hearing is one sense that many people take for granted – until hearing loss affects them or one or their loved ones. While surprising to learn, an estimated 466 million people in the world have a hearing disability. Fortunately, assistance is available for anyone experiencing hearing loss. If you or a family member will be receiving a hearing aid to improve your ability to hear, a hearing aid fitting will be scheduled after the initial consultation. [Read More]

4 Questions to Ask When Choosing a 24-Hour Nursing Facility

Dementia and other neurological conditions make it difficult for senior citizens to live alone, as they can impair memory and make it difficult to perform everyday tasks. Unfortunately, not all senior citizens have family members who can provide ongoing care should they need help preparing meals, managing chronic medical conditions, and performing household chores. For some seniors, 24-hour nursing care is the best option, as a 24-hour facility has experienced staff members on hand to provide medical care, help with personal hygiene, and ensure that a senior's social needs are met. [Read More]