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Mental Health Facts and Statistics (Infographic)

Mental Health Facts and Statistics (Infographic)

Our mental health is so often overlooked merely because it’s a constant facet we must always be aware of 24/7/365. After all, our minds constantly process information, develop new thoughts, and evolve based on chemical makeup and our surroundings. For this reason, having an awareness of various mental health facts, figures, and statistics can help us maintain our mental health. We’ve compiled a variety of facts to help bring awareness and understanding to different health conditions. This article breaks these pieces of information down into generalized facts and figures, seasonal affective disorder, anxiety, physical pain (its impact on mental health), and aging.

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The Benefits of Weighted Blankets

The Benefits of Weighted Blankets

Over the last few years, weighted blankets have become a popular and mainstream sleep and health aid, and for good reason. They’re not just a fad. They actually work! Weighted blankets have been found to be beneficial in easing the symptoms of a variety of health issues, from insomnia to autism. In this article, we’ll go over how weighted blankets work and what they help with.

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How to Convince Your Family to Let You Age at Home

How to Convince Your Family to Let You Age at Home

For various reasons, children decide to place their parents into a senior housing community or nursing home. Though some reasons for doing so are valid and necessary, other causes can be avoided. There may be a better solution than removing parents from a home they have grown comfortably familiar with.

Without weighing the pros and cons of placing their parents into a facilitated living situation, many assume it is cheaper than providing care inside their home. However, in most cases, senior citizens have paid their mortgage off. The only cost associated with their home is insurance and taxes.

If one takes the time to compare home insurance, they would see that keeping their parents inside the house could be cheaper than removing them from it.

Allowing senior citizens to live in their homes as they grow older can help them remain healthy and independent longer. Knowing how to find the right type of home insurance for these circumstances and the benefits associated with aging at home can lead to children making a more comfortable decision for their parents.

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The 2021 Ultimate Guide to Caregiver Burnout

The 2021 Ultimate Guide to Caregiver Burnout

With many responsibilities, caregivers run the risk of developing caregiver burnout (also known as caregiver fatigue). Caregiver burnout is a state of emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion. It can result from being in a stressful situation, not dealing with emotions appropriately, and constantly being on the go without taking breaks.

In this article, we’re going to cover the causes of caregiver burnout, who’s more at risk, signs and symptoms of caregiver burnout, the differences between burnout, stress, depression, compassion fatigue, and ways to treat and prevent caregiver burnout.

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Buyer's Guide: Selecting the Right Mobility Aid

Selecting the Right Mobility Aid

When it comes to having a high quality of life, mobility is crucial. And for those that may struggle with mobility and getting around, selecting the right mobility aid is important. We've broken down each mobility aid, their best use, and who they're right for.

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