Posts Written ByRichard Benedetti

Senior Citizens: What is power of attorney and how do you grant it?

Life is unpredictable, especially at a person’s later years. Medical emergencies may occur and, when something like this happens, an elderly person may not be able to make decisions for themselves. This is why they need to grant power of attorney to a trusted individual who can make certain decisions in their behalf. Here is everything you need to know about power of attorney: What is power of attorney? A senior citizen can give power of attorney (POA) to a trusted individual. The senior citizen is called a principal and the individual is called an agent. The agent doesn’t have…

Treatment Options Available For Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are veins which have become gnarled or enlarged, and they usually can be found in the legs or the feet. More often this problem occurs in people above the age of 50, and the causes are still relatively unknown. What is well known however is that in the large majority of cases, varicose veins pose no threat to health, with the only disadvantage being that they are unsightly. If you have seen the emergency of spider veins in your body or varicose veins, there are some treatment options available which you can take advantage of if you want…

Can a Stairlift prevent you from needing to move home?

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When we get older and our mobility becomes a problem, stairs can cause big problems. Stairs represent a real hazard for elderly people and this cannot be ignored. Falls often occur which can be seriously damaging to both an elderly person’s health and confidence. Many elderly people opt to move homes at this stage since they do not want to lose their independence to walk around their own homes. Others opt for home visits from healthcare providers to assist them to navigate stairs, but what is becoming increasingly popular is the stairlift. Stairlifts can help you stay independent since they offer a safe…

Are You Killing Your Own Libido?

Surprising but true! A study conducted by the University of Kentucky found that smokers rated their sex lives at 5, on a scale of 1 to 10, whereas non-smokers registered an average rating of 9! The nicotine shots smokers are so addicted to does indeed kill their sex drive! So, if you are thinking of gaining longer & harder erections, checking up on your own lifestyle practices might be a good first step. To learn more about how to get stronger erections, check unbiased review sites like Men’s Health Digest, which offers comprehensive information on sexual products for enhancement, such…

Trugreen Reviews the Best Tips on Saving Money While Having a Beautiful Lawn

It is possible to have a beautiful green lawn without having to pay a fortune. There are many things that you can do yourself and you may also want to consider signing up with a professional lawn service like True Green. Doing so may cost a little bit more money, but when you consider how much properly maintained lawns increase the value of your home, it quickly becomes clear why becoming a customer of a lawn care service may be a good idea. In this article, Trugreen reviews some of the best tips to look after your lawn without breaking…

The Best Cruise Destinations in the World

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Cruises are some of the most stylish and luxurious types of holidays out there. Your well looked after, even better fed and everything is organised for you. On top of this your living in absolute luxury with of wealth of entertainment facilities to choose from. Cruises also take you to some of most spectacularly beautiful destinations in the world from the flash bays of Monaco and Kotor in Montenegro to the Caribbean Islands of the Dominican Republic. You get to visit these places in comfort without any effort of organisation on your part, the only hard part is knowing which…

How a mobility scooter can increase an elderly persons quality of life

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When we start to age we become less mobile and can no longer do the normal day to day task we used to. This can become really demoralizing to an elderly person who has enjoyed their freedom all their lives and is now having difficulties. Walking or driving to shops, shopping at the supermarket and taking the journey back may sound like an ordeal to elderly people losing their mobility. On top this they may have to downsize their homes. Walking long distances becomes very tiring while driving is not always safe if senses such as vision and hearing start…