Health & Wellness

  • 7 Tips for Caring for Older Adults

    No matter whether you’re a full-time caregiver or helping out by looking after an aging friend or family member, caring for older adults is an important part of helping them maintain a high quality of life and keep healthy. Part of learning how to take care of older adults is ensuring it's done with respect, love, and patience. The adjustment may be stressful at times, but compassion and a plan of action will go a long way!
  • What Causes Cold Weather Back Pain and How to Find Relief

    With winter around the corner, our lives start to adapt to cooler weather and the limitations that come along with that. Colder temperatures mean heavier clothes, less time spent outdoors, and a plethora of other lifestyle changes that occur each year during this seasonal change. One of the unfortunate side effects of winter setting in is the increase in cold weather back pain.
  • 6 Ways to Lower Risk Factors for Breast Cancer Naturally

    Breast cancer. Those two words are enough to make anyone worry, and reasonably so! Almost everyone knows someone touched by this disease, but there is some good news. Treatments continue to get better and we now know more than ever before about risk factors for breast cancer and how to reduce your risk of developing it.
  • Ideas to Celebrate World Mental Health Day

    If recent years have taught us anything, it’s that our mental health is precious and vitally important to every aspect of our lives! Going beyond just being happy or sad, your mental health has a direct impact on your overall well-being physically, mentally, emotionally, socially, and more. As we celebrate World Mental Health Day on October 10th, we want to take the time to find ways to improve mental health and experience all the ways it can enhance our quality of life.
  • What Is a Spinal Decompression Chair?

    When it comes to taking care of your body, nothing is more central than your spine. Many of the body’s vital functions are facilitated by the spine, making it incredibly important to protect and care for. One of the best ways to care for your spine on a regular basis is with home spinal decompression. Spinal decompression home equipment can come in a variety of forms, but today we’re focusing on chair options.
  • How to Focus on Healthy Aging in Adults

    As we continue to live longer lives than ever before, our attention needs to be on how to be both alive and well. There are some aspects of age-related diseases and other negative impacts of growing older that we simply have no control over, but there are many others over which we do. Having a focus on healthy aging will help you to manage your health, live as independently as possible, and maintain a high quality of life as you get older.
  • Common Shoulder Pain Causes and Treatments

    The shoulders are the most movable joints in your body, made up where your upper-arm bones, shoulder blades, and collarbone meet. Each shoulder is held in place by a group of four muscles and tendons, called a rotator cuff, which allows for its wide range of motion. Because it’s so active in your daily activities, there are many shoulder pain causes you may encounter.
  • Essential Health and Fitness Tips for Women

    As we celebrate National Women’s Health and Fitness Day on September 28th, 2022, we’re reminded of the importance for all women to prioritize their health even as they juggle the many demands of life. With a few simple considerations and adjustments, you can kick your routine into high gear regardless of your age, lifestyle, or fitness level.
  • 6 Best Restless Leg Syndrome Home Remedies

    If you’ve ever been kept awake at night by an irresistible urge to move your legs or experienced pain, burning, crawling, tingling, and other uncomfortable feelings in your legs at night, you’re not alone. These are some of the top symptoms of restless leg syndrome (RLS), which affects upwards of an estimated 10% of all people in the United States.
  • Accent Chair Ideas for Any Room

    Choosing furniture for your home should help it become more stylish, functional, and comfortable. Learning how to choose an accent chair can not only add visual diversity to your home’s aesthetic, but it can be used to anchor a look and serve to ground the overall design. They may be called accent chairs, but that doesn’t mean they have to vanish into the background!
  • 7 Fall Mental Health Tips to Improve Your Daily Life

    The official start of fall is the autumnal equinox and is a transitional season between summer and winter. As the summer months wind down, many people find themselves experiencing seasonal mental health swings. You’re not alone! Reduced levels of sunlight, limited outdoor activity, and a plethora of other factors can lead to feelings of sadness, depression, or anxiety.
  • Using an Ergonomic Chair for Back Pain Relief

    When you think of the word “ergonomic,” chances are what comes to mind are traditional office chairs. Did you know that other types of chairs can be ergonomic, as well? The term doesn’t refer to a type of chair as much as it does to the overall design intended to maximize efficiency and minimize stress on the body.