You’ve fallen, now what?

Despite taking necessary precautions and safety measures, sometimes falls still occur. If you or someone you know is at risk for falling, it's important to know what to do after a fall to ensure your health and safety. Below are a list of steps you need to take after you experience a fall. Step 1: Catch your breath and determine if you are injured. Step 2: If you are injured, stay where you are and try to call for help. If no one is around, try to carefully move towards a phone or where … [Read more...]

5 Ways to better manage your health care

A new year often means focusing on health related goals: losing weight, eating better, exercising more, and cutting out unhealthy habits. The new year is also a time to get organized and to tackle those projects you have been putting off year after year. In 2016, make it a year of better health and organization by establishing a system to better manage your health care. From medical bills to appointments, you can be in control of your own care by following these simple tips: Go digital. Many … [Read more...]

Hydrating to stay Healthy

Drinking water throughout the day can be a difficult habit to form, but it's especially important when the temperatures begin to rise throughout the spring and summer. While the effects of dehydration on your health can be dire, you can easily prevent dehydration by taking some simple steps to ensure you are taking in enough fluids for your body to carry out its normal functions. Determine how much water you should drink in order to replace any lost fluids. Be sure to monitor how much you … [Read more...]