Everyone feels left out sometimes – here’s what you can do: As we mature, our emotions grow and change with us. We develop the tools to communicate succinctly instead of having that ginormous meltdown in the toy aisle at Target. Even as adults, though, there are some feelings … [Read more...] about Missing Something?
Is your smile looking less brilliant? Are you looking for whiter teeth? As you age, teeth can become discolored for many reasons. Nerve damage to a tooth, staining from drinks such as coffee and tea, as well as the aftereffects of a tooth restoration can cause discoloration. In … [Read more...] about Get A Brighter Smile
Our sense of touch relies on a network of peripheral nerves that branch off the spinal cord and send signals to the brain. Nerves in our skin and throughout our bodies alert us to everything from the gentlest tickle to the most painful injury. Neuropathy, or damage to one or more … [Read more...] about It’s Heck Getting Old: Neuropathy
While surgery might not be something patients look forward to, in many cases surgery will provide some kind of relief either from pain or disease. There are many different kinds of surgeries, from bariatric to gynecologic to thoracic, and each one comes with its own unique set of … [Read more...] about Preparing for a Quick Recovery from Surgery: Bathing/Showering
Volunteering is one way of working through grief because it gets you out of your own experience. Grief puts a dark cloud over life and can make you feel like you will never feel happiness or joy again, but sometimes giving back to others in your darkest time brings a touch of … [Read more...] about Finding Your Way Through Grief: Ways to Cope