Safe Approaches to Pain Management Through TeleHealth

By Kala Patel Safer Pain ManagementOver 125 million adults in the United States suffer from acute or chronic pain. In fact, most people reading this article have at some point reached into the medicine cabinet for treatment of an occasional pain or injury that is inevitable during our active work-play life. These aches and pains … Continue reading Safe Approaches to Pain Management Through TeleHealth

Hearing Health—Treating Hearing Loss

By Anita Giles MS, CCC-A AudiologistPhysicians Hearing Center Life is about relationships—those that we have now and those that we have had. The loss of relationship and the ability to share life with someone you love can occur by distance or death, but it also occurs when someone can’t hear well enough to communicate or … Continue reading Hearing Health—Treating Hearing Loss

Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s

By Unity Psychiatric Care Huntsville Editor’s note: September is both Healthy Aging Month and World Alzheimer’s Month. Although treatment is readily available and necessary, Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are not a typical part of aging. In fact, studies have shown by improving our health through lowering blood pressure, exercising, and not smoking we … Continue reading Healthy Aging and Alzheimer’s

Why You Need a Will and a Basic Plan for Your Assets

By Rebecca WintersAttorney at LawRebecca Winters LawAccording to a recent survey conducted by Caring.com, over two-thirds of American adults do not have a will, or a basic plan for their assets in the event of their passing. Many Americans believe that estate planning, even in its most basic form, is for extremely wealthy, older individuals. … Continue reading Why You Need a Will and a Basic Plan for Your Assets

Helping Seniors Cope With Their Everyday Lives At Home

By Janice KernOwnerRelationally Yours, LLCHello everyone! My name is Janice Kern, and I am the owner of Relationally Yours, LLC.  Relationally Yours focuses on meeting the emotional needs of Senior Citizens and their families. Sometimes, seniors may find themselves alone and lonely, in need of someone to spend time with them, take them places, and … Continue reading Helping Seniors Cope With Their Everyday Lives At Home

Senior Placement Services –What Do We Do

By Makalya MelvinSenior Placement ServicesAt Senior Placement Services, our focus is finding the perfect retirement community for you or your loved one. We begin the process by consulting with you and identifying the best communities for your budget and care needs. We then arrange tours of the communities selected, accompany you on these tours, and … Continue reading Senior Placement Services –What Do We Do

National Minority Health Month- Wrestling With The Stigma Of Mental Health

By Kelli Axley, Unity Psychiatric Care HuntsvilleAuthor’s Note: Each July, National Minority Mental Health month is observed to bring awareness to the unique struggles that racial and ethnic minorities face regarding mental health. Unity Psychiatric Care, here in Huntsville, is a 20-bed hospital offering comprehensive inpatient care for adults who are experiencing serious mental health … Continue reading National Minority Health Month- Wrestling With The Stigma Of Mental Health

Hearing Loss – Impact on Cognition

By Anita GilesMS, CCC-A AudiologistPhysicians Hearing Center “Happy Birthday to You!”Don’t you love the sound of this song when your family and friends celebrate you and how important you are to them? However, there comes a time when you want to stop counting the number of candles on the cake. Reality sets in and you … Continue reading Hearing Loss – Impact on Cognition

JOB LISTING: Relational Caregiver Based in South Huntsville

We are looking for people who have a love for senior citizens. People who are kind, punctual, trustworthy and relational. We will not be bathing or giving medication, because we spend that time focusing on the relational needs of seniors and their families. Some tasks may include: • Spending time talking with the clients giving … Continue reading JOB LISTING: Relational Caregiver Based in South Huntsville

Hearing Health

By Anita Giles, MS, CCC-A AudiologistPhysicians Hearing Center Life is enriched by interaction with and reaction to many sounds, sights, tastes, smells, and touch. Of these inputs, hearing impacts our relationships and interactions more than any other. Helen Keller stated, “Hearing is the soul of knowledge and information of a high order. To be cut … Continue reading Hearing Health