Home -- Typical Setting for Care in St Louis MO
Your Home -- Typically the Desired Setting for Elder Care
Most of those receiving long-term care and most caregivers prefer a home environment. Out of an estimated 8 million older Americans receiving care, about 5.4 million or 67% are in their own home or the home of a family member or friend.
Most older people prefer their home over the unfamiliar proposition of living in a care facility....
Unigeezer: Single Track Mind
Ever hear of extreme unicycling? It's the latest extreme sport to create a buzz and one of its biggest stars is Terry Peterson, aka the Unigeezer. The 54-year-old is constantly taking on new challenges and setting new world records.
Born: March 6, 1475
Died: Feb 18, 1564
An Italian sculptor, architect, painter and poet known as one of the greatest artists of all-time.
CPAP Solutions for the Winter
If you wear a CPAP you might notice that this time of year
you have more side effects. The cold dry
weather and the increased time indoors can cause many side effects such a
drying of the mouth and nose, congestion, sinus infections, and illness. It is important that if you are using your
CPAP that you are comfortable all year so you have to consider the time of the year
and make the...
Insomnia in our Children; Setting Limits Helps
With the beginning of summer here and the end of the school year the need to consider our children’s habits while they are at home. Many children are home alone or home with older siblings and are limited in their activities. This can lead to issues that will increase health problems.
The sleeping pattern for a child is very important. During sleep they not only rest; they heal from...
The Truth about Travolta
Dear Pharmacist,I read about the tragic death of John Travolta’s son, Jett. It feels senseless to me and other members of my church. I think that it was his Scientology religion that kept him from medicating his child properly. Could you please tell these people to put their children first and follow doctors orders?W.S., Birmingham, AlabamaDear W.S., First of all, “these people” are very...
Don't Lose Sleep Over the Holidays
The commercials show a family all smiles enjoying a meal laughing and
enjoying great conversation. They all look relaxed happy and well
rested. The truth is that the holidays can be a stressful, depressing
and hectic time of year. However, with a little planning and setting a
few priorities you can enjoy your holidays and not look like you just
trained for a marathon. Make bedtime...
For Dr. William Bell, breaking one pole-vaulting world record wasn’t enough – so he broke 11 all at once!