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Learn What To Expect When You Donate Blood

A large supply of blood is always needed by the medical field for times when individuals need blood transfusions after surgery or an injury. This blood supply is gathered through donations by individuals at blood banks. There are many mobile labs and health care clinics that serve as blood banks to gather the life saving blood the medical field needs. If you are considering a blood donation at one of the local clinics, use the following guide to learn what to expect during the experience. Read More 

Deciding between Going to Urgent Care and the Emergency Room

No matter what else you may believe should take precedence in your life, there's nothing more important for you to manage than your health. When an emergency occurs and you suddenly find yourself in need of time sensitive care, it's important that you have a clear understanding of your options for seeking care that will be both quick and thorough. Below, you'll find a guide that should help you decide between seeking out assistance at the emergency room or an urgent care center. Read More 

Staying Stable And Protecting Your Investment - Tips For Walking Cane Care

When you reach the point in your life where you need assistance with your stability, it's important to invest in a quality walking cane. Once you've selected the right size, material, and grip for your needs, you need to do all that you can to make sure your cane stays in its best shape for as long as possible. Below, you'll find a guide to some tips for maintaining your walking cane. Read More 

Understanding Alzheimer’s: When To Seek Supportive Care

Having a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer's, even in the early stages, can be overwhelming. It's important to understand that this type of condition progresses, and over time, your loved one is going to need more care and support. In fact, there may come a point where you need to hire an in-home caregiver. Knowing the early signs of progression can help you to identify when you should looking for supportive care. Read More 

How Yoga And Occupational Therapy Work Together To Facilitate Recovery

Some occupational therapists have recommended that patients use yoga as part of their rehabilitation process. Yoga cultivates both strength and awareness, which are both key abilities to develop after a health crisis such as a stroke. Yoga can especially be helpful for children recovering from a health disaster. Retraining the Neurological System The cat or crow position can be useful for patients who struggle to use one side of their body. Read More