Here’s a 10 second biology blast! The mesothelium is a thin, protective layer that lines the lungs, abdominal cavity and organs, and the heart. Unfortunately, it is susceptible to a particular kind of aggressive cancer, often caused by exposure to asbestos. Though it is a rare cancer, according the
Provider Highlight: Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan Leaves Personal Care is privileged to care for clients from many different Orthopaedic specialists. One of the providers we consistently hear great reports on is Orthopaedic Associates of Michigan (OAM). Almost 500 people have provided them with an excellent 4.5-star rating on
Dealing with stress as we age We live in an era when everybody seems to be stressed. 2020 certainly hasn't done us any favors in this regard; and stress isn’t something that only younger people deal with. As we age our ability to cope with stress can become compromised
Avoid these 7 common mistakes when looking for your home care provider. 1. Hiring private caregivers and managing things yourself The risks here are numerous and few people want the responsibility of being an employer. Hiring a private duty caregiver can expose you to a lot of liability.
An American Love Story The first time Ed laid eyes on Jane was the spring of 1950. Jane was wearing a navy, polka-dot circle skirt and white top. Her dark curls and dazzling smile melted his heart and a year later they were married. When Ed was sent
Know the factors that increase your risk of heat-related illnesses. The National Institute for Health shares: As we age, our ability to adequately respond to summer heat can become a serious problem. Older people are at significant increased risk of heat-related illnesses, known collectively as hyperthermia, during the
Home Sweet Home Maybe you've seen the viral post about the gentleman who wants to live out his days in a Holiday Inn. Those kinds of posts certainly make for an amusing read but the reality is living in a hotel would grow wearisome quite quickly. The truth
The Area Agency on Aging of West Michigan wants to hear from you. They are requesting input from individuals aged 60 and older about the needs faced in the community. Home care, transportation services, meals and other senior services can be funded for those on limited income through