How To Stay Safe During The Summer

As fun as summer is, it doesn’t come without some health risks. Many people adopt a carefree attitude as the sun begins to shine, and some safety precautions can be forgotten about in the heat of the long days. However, you must make sure that you’re not one of these people, and that you continue to stay safe throughout the summer months. Staying safe this summer will, for the most part, involve common sense and recognizing danger around every corner. With this said, you should enjoy summer and … [Read more...]

How to Spot Elder Abuse and Stop It

Watching an elderly relative’s health deteriorate is never easy; however, it can be utterly heartbreaking to believe they are the victim of elder abuse, which could be emotional, physical, or financial abuse. Sadly, one in ten people over the age of 60 experience abuse or exploitation. This abuse can be at the hands of family members, caregivers, or in their nursing home. If you believe a loved one is a victim of elder abuse, here is what you should do. Look for Signs of Financial … [Read more...]

How to be the Best Pet Owner

Animals can be the most rewarding friends you will ever have, which explains why having pets is so popular all over the world. There are so many excellent reasons why people enjoy sharing their homes with other species and having a pet is seen as fairly common. However, inviting a pet into your home isn’t as simple as going to the pet store and handing over the money; it is an important duty to be a good caregiver to any animals in your home. Despite the fact that it seems as if almost anybody … [Read more...]

Seven Ideas For New Additions To Your Diet

When you are making your own confectionary, it is easy to go down the traditional route of filling your treats with as much sugar and colorings as to get the tastiest food. However, this can lead to health problems if you are always consuming and selling products which have such unhealthy foods in them. Although everything is good in moderation, health fanatics have been calling for healthy snacks to eat, which don’t impact their health negatively. Often, this means compromising on the taste, … [Read more...]

The Importance of Preparedness

Imagine that you’re going about your day in an orderly fashion, minding your own business, and generally enjoying life, then what happens next? It could be something as simple as a shoe breaking or cutting your hand, or something bigger like a regional natural disaster or an accident at work. Whatever the case, it pays to expect the unexpected and to prepare for anything to happen. Being prepared isn’t limited to taking drastic measures, such as having state of the art, secret underground bunker … [Read more...]

3 Aspects of Life That Sometimes Require Change

The saying goes that change is inevitable and life proves this to be true daily. Just as you begin getting comfortable with certain routines in your life, nature often comes and changes things. It could be that you are asked to take up a new role at work or something as mundane as having to take a new route to work. Either way, the majority of the time, you either have to choose to adjust to change or try and fight against it. Sometimes, however, you have to allow change to take its natural … [Read more...]

How to Make Cooking for Your Family Easier

If you want to make cooking for your entire family much easier and more convenient, there are a number of tips that you will want to follow. The fact is that cooking doesn’t have to be extremely tiring and time-consuming, provided you have the right information. These tips will help you to become a more efficient cook at home so that you can prepare meals without wasting any time. Make Lists One of the best things you can do when it comes to making cooking for an entire family easier is to … [Read more...]

How You Can Have a Solid Home Living Situation After Serving in the Military

Housing costs are the biggest expense that most people have, and rents and mortgage costs continue to go up. If you find yourself shopping for a new apartment to live in every few years or have a mortgage that is too expensive, there are ways to get your living situation stable. First, you need to be a member of the military or a person who has been honorably discharged, or you have to be the spouse of a service member to qualify for VA loan refinancing. Whether you’re a single woman looking for … [Read more...]

Top 3 Tips for Designing a Gorgeous Home

Are you in the process of building a new home? Or are you thinking about redesigning your current home? Coming up with the best design choices isn’t always easy, but when you have the experts on your side you can trust their judgment and take advantage of some of their amazing tips. With that in mind, we’ll now share some of today’s top design tips with you right now. If you follow this advice, you’ll be able to design and decorate your home and make it gorgeous in no time at all. 1. … [Read more...]

Why You Don’t Always Have to Take Your Children on Vacation

Family vacations are important. It is an opportunity to spend some quality time together, reconnecting and enjoying downtime as a family. Most families take at least one vacation a year, typically in the school holidays, but not always. However, what you need to remember as a parent is that it’s OK to take a vacation without your children. Parental Guilt Guilt is a parent’s best friend. We feel guilty about working while someone else takes care of our children. We feel guilty for not … [Read more...]

The Extent of Fatherlessness

More than 20 million children live in a home without the physical presence of a father. Millions more have dads who are physically present, but emotionally absent. If it were classified as a disease, fatherlessness would be an epidemic worthy of attention as a national emergency. The impact of fatherlessness can be seen in our homes, schools, hospitals and prisons, as reflected in the above clip from the documentary film, Irreplaceable. In short, fatherlessness is associated with almost every … [Read more...]

“WEWomen Supporting Men’s Health”, NOV 2015

Take control of your health and look after yourself. Talk about the big stuff in life The break up of a relationship, loss of a job, financial trouble or becoming a father are big moments in a man’s life that happen to many men. It’s important to recognize the impact of these and know it’s ok to talk about how you’re coping with the change. Knowledge is power Family history is one of the most powerful tools to understanding your health. Family history affects your level of risk … [Read more...]

Choosing the Right Style of Charity Fundraising Event for Your Cause

Many of us have causes we feel strongly about, and want to take action to do something to help. Organizing events that are designed to bring in money for a charity or cause has long been one of the best ways to approach both fundraising, and spreading awareness, however there are all kinds of different styles of charity event you can do, and it is important to match the thing you organize to the cause you are promoting. Here, we take a look at three different types of charity event and the … [Read more...]

WellStory, January is Alzheimer’s Month

WellStory WellStory’s certified support workers and personal care aides support our clients in their goal of maintaining an independent lifestyle. Often, our clients are able to manage very well if provided the right supports. To that end, we help our clients with a wide variety of everyday activities so they can continue to live their life to its fullest. Letter from a Mother to a Daughter: "My dear girl, the day you see I’m getting old, I ask you to please be patient, but most of … [Read more...]

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