Posts Tagged self care

Fixing Our Unhealthy Technology Habit

Fixing Our Unhealthy Technology Habit

Fixing Our Unhealthy Technology Habit Modern electronic technology entices and engages the majority of us. From the ubiquitous smartphone to cooking our meals, these small glowing interfaces are our world. The price for this interaction is just now being tallied and we are hurting from the experience.

Read more

Be Healthier Without BMI

Be Healthier Without BMI

It’s time to drop Body Mass Index (BMI) from our conversations about what makes a healthy body. If for no other reason than it is too wrong too much of the time. The problem with BMI is that it is much like using a scale to tell

Read more

Dementia Prevention: Some Easy Things You Can Do

Dementia Prevention: Some Easy Things You Can Do

Dementia. A word that gives pause to even the most confident amongst us. So many of us have been touched (or one day will be touched) by this diagnosis that the condition does not call for an explanation. Yet bringing into the open a group of conditions

Read more

You Are in Command: The Incredible Power of Informed Consent

You Are in Command: The Incredible Power of Informed Consent

In light of recent legislative efforts, in particular the current sb277 debate in California, it is important to understand who is really in charge of our bodies, Health, and that of our loved ones. As the law is written right now, the patient/consumer has the ultimate say

Read more
Page 1 of 212

Recent Posts: Dad's Back

Dementia – Hollywood’s Finally Starting to Get It Right

Dementia – Hollywood’s Finally Starting to Get It Right

Dementia, as a plot device for television or film, has never quite lived up to the reality. Usually played for sobbing sympathy or just a tragic underscore to a character, the story line usually leaves out the stumbling’s of the caregivers and their associated confused introduction to their new roles.

Durable Power of Attorney: One of the Greatest Caregiving Tools

Durable Power of Attorney: One of the Greatest Caregiving Tools

No matter how long you have been a caregiver, having a Durable Power of Attorney (DPOA) from your loved one is one of the most powerful instruments in your bag of caregiving tools.

Images

Unless otherwise noted, all public domain images on DrHalOnline are graciously provided by Pixabay.com under the Creative Commons CC0 license

Archives

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Disclaimer:

The information that is provided on this site is intended for your general knowledge only. This information is not a substitute for professional advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care providers with any questions that you may have regarding a specific medical condition. Never disregard physician advice or delay in seeking medical advice or treatment because of something you have read on this site.