Activities You Can Offer A Retirement Community All Year Round

During the holidays, many groups take time out to host different events for a local senior center (such as Bridgeport Place Assisted Living). While all of these activities are appreciated, most centers would enjoy a group that would commit to an hour or two once a month, or at least several times per year. This will allow them to offer additional activities for their seniors without having to commit the manpower or staffing. Read More 

2 Tips for Taking Care of Your First Hearing Aid

Hearing loss is a problem that millions of people will have to experience as they age or develop chronic medical conditions. Fortunately, hearing aids may be able to restore the majority of your hearing loss, but these devices are highly complex. This factor coupled with the reality that most people do not have much experience with these devices can lead them to make a couple of mistakes when it comes to their hearing prosthetics. Read More 

4 Reasons To Consider A Tummy Tuck Surgery

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your stomach or abdomen, you may have thought about having a tummy tuck surgery done. Many people always dream of having this cosmetic procedure done and never actually go through with it, but there are quite a few reasons to seriously consider this procedure. These are four of the many reasons why you should think about talking to a tummy tuck surgeon to find out more about this option. Read More 

Are You a Smoker? Why Your Eye Doctor Needs to Know

Much like a checkup with your physician, optometrists will ask you a series of questions about your health and your habits. Although it can be tempting to hide certain facts about your health and your habits such as smoking, it's important to be truthful with your eye doctor. Like your regular physician, your optometrist is asking these questions to determine if your vision or your health is at risk. While hiding the fact that you smoke may seem like a rather small omission, it's one that could cost you your vision. Read More 

Treatments For Acute Low Back Pain

Many people experience back pain. It has been estimated that the prevalence of back pain in the United States is nearly eighty-percent, meaning that four out of five people are likely to experience back pain at some point in their life. Although there are many factors that can contribute to back pain, a common cause of back pain is a car accident. Car accidents can be traumatic for many tissues in the body, but especially those in the back. Read More