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Coping With The Holidays

Christmas can be difficult at the best of times but trying to cope while caring for a loved one who is very sick, makes it even harder, and we sure know that. Perhaps you are dreading the days ahead not knowing how you are going to get through them. Anxiety about events associated with Christmas… Continue Reading

Stroke Care and Recovery

Early treatment after a stroke is vital as the faster you can get treatment the more brain can be saved. Knowing what signs to look out for is invaluable and can reduce the effects if help is sought early. The recovery process is often uncertain for stroke survivors. For some people, the recovery time is… Continue Reading

When Your Carer Is Also Your Spouse

Life can be tough when you are suffering from autoimmune disease, chronic pain, or chronic illness. There are so many issues to deal with.  Sometimes, it gets even tougher when your carer is also your spouse and other times it is the sweetest gift one can give to their significant other during a time of need.… Continue Reading

When You Need Palliative Care

When You Need Palliative Care

There may come a time when the body is tired or illness sets in. That’s when palliative care may be necessary but you don’t need to leave home to receive the care you or your loved one deserves.  Palliative care can be performed along with the care you receive from your primary doctors. Its primary… Continue Reading

Finding Joy In The Darkness

Finding Joy In The Darkness

There is nothing much worse and more heart-wrenching than seeing a young child being very sick and not knowing when, or if they will even get better.  And if you are the parent of a child that has been diagnosed with an illness, whether physical or mental, you are often left feeling powerless to change… Continue Reading

Reaching Out

REACHING OUT   ….   WHEN YOU NEED IT MOST  – Most of us hold on to our independence with fierce determination as a sign of ‘we’re OK’ and we are still coping with life. But we can’t always maintain that independence when illness or tragedy strikes, and we should learn to accept that is perfectly fine to… Continue Reading

Neuromuscular Disease and Exercise

Previously, patients with neuromuscular diseases were advised not to exercise because of the fear that too much exercise might produce “overuse weakness”however no controlled studies have demonstrated overuse weakness actually exists. Most studies of exercise training in patients with neuromuscular disease, suggest that strength and aerobic capacity gains can occur in patients with slowly progressive… Continue Reading

Inhome Care – as you like it

Research shows that we are most comfortable in our own homes, whether we are sick, and infirmed or just needing a little assistance throughout our daily lives; it is proven that our recovery, our mental well being and our quality of life is at its best when we are able to remain in our own… Continue Reading

Just 2 Hours A Week

Image the difference that just 2 hours a week could make to someone you cared about?   That is often the thought of an enquiring family member when they first see someone they care about starting to struggle with some every day tasks. It may be early onset dementia, crippling arthritis, post-hospital surgery or progressive effects… Continue Reading

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