Published: 09/10/2015 - Updated: 08/14/2019
Author: Dra. Loredana Lunadei
Today’s world is becoming increasingly defined by longer life expectancy. In most countries today, people live longer, and often times enjoy optimal health into the later years of life. On the other hand, doctors struggle every day against new diseases, a lot of which have spread around the world. Other diseases, like heart disease and strokes, appear at even earlier ages today, and even young adults have been known to experience Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
People with Special Needs
Along with all of this, you’ll find certain conditions caused by accidents, or by lack of exercise caused by the type of sedentary lives we lead today. Year after year, the number of individuals with special needs has been increasing, and these individuals could experience limitations physically, psychologically, or spiritually. Each one of us is at risk of suffering from an unexpected stroke, heart attack, fall, paralysis, or some type of chronic disease, regardless of our age. In this situation it is very important that you have the appropriate infrastructure available, along with the necessary conditions, and specific objects that make life more comfortable and pleasant for people with special needs.
Caring for and maintenance of these patients is not so simple. Today there are more elderly adults, and there are increasingly more people with circulatory and chronic diseases.
Facilities beyond just the hospitals and nursing homes need to offer alternatives for different patients according to their personal health situation. Even home care can be supported by using different articles for patient comfort.
Stress and Psychological Disorders
One of the largest problems in the working world are long work days. This often times develops in cramped physical environments that limit physical movement. This type of job generally requires lots of concentration, which can cause muscle pains in the neck and back. Competence, hard work and availability also cause stress and sleep disorders. Over time, these problems can be dangerous, and have serious health consequences. That’s why anything that leads to well-being is no longer considered to be a luxury, but rather one of the best options for health and healing.
Massages have been known all throughout time as producing a relaxing effect. They have also been used effectively on patients that have certain health conditions, when being applied locally to the neck, back, for sports accidents or just for relaxation. This requires one to create a peaceful and harmonious atmosphere, and will require certain techniques and products, like oils. Massages can be done along the entire body or in localized areas, as is the case for facial massage or back massages.
Physical activity and motion, along with a balanced diet and enough rest, are the most important factors for a healthy life. This activity needs to take place daily, and each age group has different alternatives appropriate for those individuals. You could do this outside or at home, but the most important thing is that your activity is fun and helps release stress. Moving is an indispensable requirement for true life quality.
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