According to (GHSA),Governor Highway Safety Association,The increase of American's are outliving their ability to drive effectively, which causes a greater risk for others on the roads.Because of the impairment of seniors ability to function more stable due to their impairments of vision, cognition, & motor functions.It's imperative to set limitations on Seniors when it's no longer safe for them.Older drivers have a higher crash risk than middle age.
~ 33 States & the District of Columbia have special provisions for mature adults. Which Includes:
1-prepared Oreo cookie pie crust (grocery store)
1-10 oz package of great value fudge mint cookies
1-1/2 gallon (8oz) of light mint chocolate chip ice cream slightly soft
1-bottle (or) jar hot fudge topping
1/4 cup of additional chocolate mint cookies,crushed.
-Layer cookies at the bottom of pie crust
-Spread ice cream over cookies evenly
-Place in freezer for 1 hour to set
-Remove from freezer drizzle with hot fudge
-Whip cream around the pie
-Crushed cookies on top
Serving 8 -12 depending on size
The women movement started in the 1900's, where women would have equal opportunities as their other counterparts.Over one Hundred years later women continue to make phenomenal impact in all capacity in the world as Teachers, Doctors,Lawyers,Athletes,Judges,Politicians, and many other sectors professionally & personally .However, the greatest gift is being a Mother & those who supports us as women such as our sisters,mothers,aunts, & grandmothers.The quilt that binds us together.Happy International Women's Day!
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Lower Gastrointestinal Anatomy
According to Colon Cancer Alliance, colon Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer- related deaths in the United States,where 1-20 on an average are at individual risk according to factors that may contribute to family history. For example, people with first -degree relative ( parent,sibling or off-spring) who has had colon cancer have two to three times likely to develop the disease. while cases has risen to 90% of people 50 years old & older.The Because of the lack of public awareness of the disease the funding is limited for research.Early detection is the Key to preventing and treatment will not only save ones life also letting a patient know what options are available to them.
What happens:The inside of the rectum & entire colon are examined using a long,lighted tube called a colonoscope.
when to get screened ( if not high risk):Every ten years starting at the age of 50 .
What happens:Examines your rectum and lower part of the colon with a lighted tube called a sigmoidoscope.
When to get screened (if not high risk) Every five years starting at age 50
What happens: uses x-rays and computers to take 2 or 3- dimensional images of the colon & rectum.
When to get screened (if not high risk) Every five years at the age of 50
~Double-Contrast Barium Enema (DCBE)
What happens:Air and barium are pumped into rectum. The solution will show polyps or tumors on x-rays
When to get screened (if not high risk) Every five to ten years starting at age 50
******Please see your Doctor if your at high risk, it can save your life.Make appointment Today*******
A fall is an "unintentional change in level from one surface to a lower surface."For example,rolling out of a low bed,lowering a client to the floor,un-witnessed reported falls.
Caregiver Prevention efforts may include:
For an Actual Fall:
Stay with client & call for help (911)while assessing them before you move them,in case they fractured something. such as,(arm,leg,hip or trauma to head)
Safety is everyone's responsibility .Use common sense in conjunction with theses basic guidelines to ensure safety for employees & clients.Maintain a high level of safety Awareness and report any unsafe situations immediately so they can be corrected and prevent accidents.
>>Body Mechanics is the way the body works together when you move.Good body mechanics save >>energy,prevent injury,ang allow you to effectively push and lift objects or people.
There are some good rules to lifting and moving: