When Your Hearing Aids Work Too Well: Adjusting To Loud Sounds

Getting new hearing aids can be quite exciting; you no longer have to feel embarrassed or excluded when conversing with others. While many new hearing-aid wearers worry about not being able to hear, they may find that their hearing aids hyper-correct the issue. If your hearing aids sound a little too loud, here are some possible reasons and solutions. You Just Aren't Used to Them Yet It can take many weeks or months to adjust to your hearing aids. Read More 

Don’T Fall For These Two Port Wine Stain Birthmarks

Throughout the years, many cultures have developed an assortment of myths and superstitions to explain birthmarks babies may be born with. Although medical science can offer an adequate and factual explanation for these—often cosmetic—marks, these myths still persist. Here is the truth behind two myths about port wine stains to ensure those affects receive adequate treatment for these birthmarks. Port Wine Stains are Caused by Something the Mother Ate One of the most common myths about port wine stains is the mother did something while the child was in utero to cause the birthmark to appear. Read More 

Parent With Dementia And Family Arguing About Their Care? Hire Home Health Care To Help

If your parent has dementia and everyone in your family is arguing about how to properly care for them, this is very stressful. You may have some people that want your parent to stay in their home, while others think they should be put in a type of memory care unit. If all of you cannot come to an agreement and your parent can still help take care of themselves, you should hire a home healthcare agency to come to the home. Read More 

The Important Decisions You’ll Need to Make for Your Parent’s Funeral

If you've had the unfortunate experience of losing a parent, you may now have to make some important decisions. Funeral planning is often difficult for family members because they're trying to grieve and come to terms with losing someone who means so much to them, but they have these decisions that need to be made one way or another. Although it may be difficult, there are a number of things you'll need to do to plan out that final goodbye for your parent. Read More 

What Can You Do To Speed Recovery After A Total Knee Replacement?

If you've recently scheduled a total knee replacement surgery, you may be feeling some anxiety about the recovery process even as you're looking forward to a more active lifestyle, free from the pain and stiffness that has been plaguing you for years. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take in conjunction with working with a physical therapist from a place like Advanced Physical Therapy that can go a long way toward maximizing the value of the therapy you receive. Read More