What to look for when suspecting skin cancer

Yesterday I wrote a post focusing on skin cancer and the risks associated with it, as well as some tips on how you can protect yourself from those harmful uv rays. In today's post, I'll be sharing my knowledge on what to you can do if you're suspecting skin cancer. Let's hope my nursing/medical knowledge helps … Continue reading What to look for when suspecting skin cancer

My friend is in a crisis, what do I do?

Similar to yesterday's post, which you can read here, today's post is about how you can help a friend/family member/loved one or someone in your life that is going through a crisis. Like I mentioned in my previous post (from yesterday), if your friend/family member/loved one/ the person who is going through a crisis is threatening … Continue reading My friend is in a crisis, what do I do?

How can I help a Family member when I don’t live nearby?

With an ever changing society in which we live in and the dynamics of the family unity as we know it to be, we are continually changing and evolving on a daily basis. We only have to look at our Grandparents or Forbears to see that this has been going on for decades even centuries, … Continue reading How can I help a Family member when I don’t live nearby?

Caregiver Burnout FAQ

Keeping in theme with yesterday's post, today I'll be going over some the of most frequently asked questions about caregiver burnout. I've decided that, because ther are so many questions that people may have, I'd pick the top three (3) and share them with you! 1. What is Caregiving? Caregiving is essentially caring for others. … Continue reading Caregiver Burnout FAQ

Signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, it is estimated that 1 in 3 seniors will die due to Alzheimer’s (or another form of dementia). In addition, more than 5 million of Americans are living with this disease. But what exactly is it? Alzheimer’s is defined as “progressive mental deterioration that can occur in middle or old … Continue reading Signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

A Letter to Those Affected By My Anxiety

Let me start by clarifying something. When I refer to my “anxiety,” I’m not simply talking about my fears or situations that make me nervous. I’m not talking about the kind of anxiousness that everyone experiences throughout their life. I’m talking about generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) — a mental condition that affects nearly every aspect … Continue reading A Letter to Those Affected By My Anxiety