Monthly Archives: January 2020

Simple ways to help caregivers focus on their own wellbeing

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(BPT) – Caring for a loved one with a chronic illness is something millions of Americans do every day. Whether it is a parent, spouse, extended family member or friend, the stress of caring for another adult can take a toll. “I have to do absolutely everything for her,” explains Anthony Cowels, whose 71-year-old wife,…

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How physical therapy can help you manage pain

(BPT) – Movement is crucial to a person’s health, quality of life and independence. For some people, pain makes movement a challenge. Pain is one of the most common reasons people seek health care. A physical therapist can help people move better and safely manage their pain. Who are physical therapists? PTs are movement experts…

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Coping with the Challenges of Mental Illness During the Holidays

elderly man

(BPT) – During the holiday season, many look forward to festivities and spending time with family, but for some, this time of year can be overwhelming and stressful. People living with mental health challenges may have an especially difficult time during this season as it can cause feelings of isolation and sadness. According to a…

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