Back Pain: What it Can Mean & When to Seek Treatment

Waking up is difficult enough; add back pain to the mix, and you’re in for a long day. What may at first feel like symptoms of an aging body—achy muscles and a tight, sore lower back—can actually be common signs of a larger issue. So, whether you’re someone who has lived with back pain for […]

Preventing Falls in Seniors with Alzheimer’s

This page has been reviewed by a medical professional. Reviewed by Dr. Phil Mitchell, MD, MS Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive form of dementia that affects the brain and a person’s cognitive abilities. Symptoms include memory loss, confusion, and difficulties with problem solving, communication, language, and thinking. One of the worst consequences of this unforgiving […]

Caring for Seniors Who Have Recently Broken a Bone

This page has been reviewed by a medical professional. Reviewed by Dr. Phil Mitchell, MD, MS Once upon a time, we lived in a world where drinking a tall glass of milk every day was enough to keep bones strong. Since then, research has shown otherwise. Broken bones, are a common phenomena that affect millions […]

Kids with Flu Symptoms? Get ER-Level Care at Home

So your little one came home from school with a nasty cough. Or maybe woke up with a fever. You’re not sure if your tyke has the flu, but with all the stories on the news the past several years, you’d rather be safe than sorry. What Are the Symptoms of Flu? So how do […]