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Lavender Can Decrease Senior Anxiety as Much as Dangerous Prescription Drugs?

Common knowledge (and scientific investigation) tells us that the smell of lavender oil, distilled from lavender flowers, has calming properties. Simply smelling lavender oil can decrease anxiety as measured by the Hamilton rating scale, a psychological questionnaire used by doctors to gauge the severity of a person’s anxiety But what happens if you take lavender […]

Aromatherapy to help reduce falls in the elderly

“Nursing home residents who continuously wore a lavender-scented aromatherapy patch were less likely to fall in a recent study from Japan. The aroma was so faint that only the person wearing the patch could sense it. A fresh patch was affixed to the person’s clothing near the neck every day for a year. Lavender essential […]

 3 Life Lessons You Can Learn By Riding a Bike

A few weeks ago my youngest daughter, Alaina, learned to ride a big-girl 2-wheeler, no training wheels bicycle! As I watched her experience the joy of the wind in her hair and pride of pedaling for the first time, a few life lessons occurred to me. I thought I’d share those with you. When the […]

Remind Your Favorite Senior to Take Care of Her Health: October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Lisle, IL

One of the most important things a woman should be sure to include in her medical care is breast cancer prevention. That’s why October is designated as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when doctors, government agencies and organizations collaborate to raise awareness about cancer and promote access to health care for both young women and […]

Senior Care in Lisle, IL: Understand the Resources Needed to Keep Seniors in Their Own Homes

According to a report by the MetLife Mature Market Institute, most people over the age of 45 express a desire to live in their own home even when assistance becomes necessary. In addition, over 25 percent of seniors report that they fear the loss of their independence and moving to a nursing home more than […]

Enjoyable Senior Care in Lisle, IL: Observe National Garden Month with Interesting and Helpful Ideas In Your Neighborhood

Here are some options on how to to spread the energy of gardening in your community. Plant a Row for the Hungry at a Local Community Garden In this land of abundance it’s difficult to envision lacking access to high quality food at a realistic price. Nonetheless, for millions of Americans, finding a healthy meal […]

Senior Care in Lisle, IL: March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Recommended screening is a highly necessary part of preventative care. Colorectal cancer is an issue that all seniors generally should be screened for. March is committed to making men and women mindful of this condition. It is the 2nd major cause of deaths caused by cancers that have an effect on both genders, and 90% […]

Senior Care Lisle, IL: Seniors and Yoga

September is the National Yoga Awareness Month