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What to Do if You’re a Victim of an Abusive Relationship

Written by David Jones on August 12, 2018

It’s easy to live in a bubble and feel like you’re safe from harm, but all it takes is one bad relationship to show you the world isn’t as warm as you thought. (more…)

6 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make While Filing for Divorce

Written by David Jones on August 5, 2018

Divorce proceedings present challenges for everyone involved. They’re an emotionally charged situation; when feelings are this taut, it’s difficult to make rational choices.

In addition, the divorce process can be confusing. Many laws and regulations dictate what you and your spouse will have to go through, even if you probably wish it could be over swiftly. (more…)

6 Factors to Consider When Selecting a Nursing Home For Your Parent

Written by David Jones on August 5, 2018

The circle of life is such that children grow and eventually must care for their parents. As your parents continue to age, you may find that you can no longer provide the hands-on care that they need. One solution is to place them in a nursing home or long-term care facility that will allow them to thrive in the sunset of their lives. But how do you choose the right one? (more…)

4 Interesting Facts You Might Not Know About Dreams

Written by Teresa Te on July 20, 2018

Everyone has dreams, but few of us understand them. In ancient times, they were thought to have special prophetic meaning attached to them.

Today, dreams provide good fodder for conversation, but a lot more goes on here than you probably realize.

What Are Dreams?

“Strictly speaking, dreams are images and imagery, thoughts, sounds and voices, and subjective sensations experienced when we sleep. This can include people you know, people you’ve never met, places you’ve been, and places you’ve never even heard of,” explains Charles W. Bryant, host of the Stuff You Should Know podcast. (more…)

Making Adjustments to Retain Independence as You Age

Written by Teresa Te on February 4, 2018

Many things can change as people age, rendering it necessary to make adjustments. Some changes are inevitable, and there is nothing that can be done about them. Other changes can be made easier with just a few small adjustments. Those who want to retain their independence as they age and stay living at home can modifications to their home and daily care routine to make it possible.

Have a Stair Chair Installed

Over time, the bones and muscles within the body weaken, making it much more difficult to maneuver about the house. Those with stairs in their home may find it extremely tough to make their way up and down the steps each day. A stair chair should get installed to combat this problem. Seniors can simply sit in the chair and get lifted up the stairs to their destination without having to walk the full way. It allows them to still have their independence and keep rooms the same in the house without having to make changes to their chosen setup. (more…)