Intimacy And Aging: The Importance Of Touch For Seniors

Touch is an important part of life. Our well-being is often facilitated by compassionate human contact. However, our modern world overwhelmingly imbues touch with sexual connotations. As such, we have marginalized platonic touch in our daily lives. In this article, we will explore the importance of touch for seniors. The Importance Of Touch For Seniors Nurturing…

Seniors And Pain Management: The Importance Of A Supportive Network

Although aches and pains are a natural part of aging, chronic pain can lower one’s quality of life. Today, many people rely on opioids to manage their pain. There’s a downside, however: patients can become addicted to their painkillers. The CDC reports that prescription opioids are now involved in 66.4% of drug overdose fatalities. Meanwhile, the…

Caregiver Stress: Fighting Severe Consequences

Caregivers Have Their Limits Many caregivers who experience caregiver stress try to keep going despite emotional and physical fatigue. They often put their patients before themselves, allowing their stress to grow and manifest in poor health. It’s important to note that this avoidance is not necessarily sustainable. While the selflessness of caregivers is commendable, their…

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Caregiver Health: Anytime Stress Management

Happiness significantly improves the quality of our lives. Therefore, it is no surprise that there is a distinct connection between caregiver happiness and patient satisfaction. There are many solutions to the common problem of caregiver stress, including classes on positive thinking and even pharmaceuticals. Of course, not all marketed suggestions for caregiver stress management are safe…