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Survey says... American Diabetes Association survey found out what people fear most.

Survey Says…

In August 2008, the American Diabetes Association conducted an online survey to find out what people really fear most. The survey findings showed that, among a rare list of occurrences. The respondents feared the following: • 16% of being in a plane crash • 13% snake bites • 5% being hit by lightning • 4% […]

Best Exercises for Staying Healthy and Independent

As we age, it is important to take part in physical activity to stay healthy and independent. There are so many benefits of exercising, from protecting us from diseases to boosting our mood. The National Institutes of Health recommends these four types of exercise to maximize those benefits. Strength exercises – builds muscle, increases metabolism, […]

Hot Cocoa Boosts Brain Health

Chocolate is Good for The Brain

We’ll drink to this: according to research, hot chocolate makes us smarter and faster thinkers. A study finds drinking cocoa is not just a popular choice, but it may also be a “smart” choice as well. A team at the University of Birmingham discovered that people given a cocoa drink containing high levels of flavanols […]

The Health Benefits of Reading

Seventy-five percent of adults in the United States report reading at least one book in the past year. Perhaps this is due to the many benefits of reading. In addition to increasing your lifespan as detailed in our previous post, reading improves health and well-being in these additional ways. Slows cognitive decline – Numerous studies […]

Heart Healthy Foods to Try in Your Diet

Around 92.1 million adults in the U.S. are living with cardiovascular disease or the aftereffect of stroke. It is a leading cause of death in the United States. It’s important to know some preventative measures for heart disease. One of those is diet. A balanced diet full of fruits and vegetables goes a long way. […]

Holidays with Alzheimer's

Finding the Right Balance

The holiday season means many different things to each of us. It can be a time of faith, family traditions, parties, gatherings, and culinary delights. All the hustle and bustle involved in getting everything done. It’s also a  good time to think about how we might approach the holidays differently for a loved one with […]

How to avoid catching the flu. Cartoon character sick in bed with a hot water bottle and thermometer.

How to Avoid Catching the Flu

Sneezing, coughing, watery eyes, runny nose, and more.  Sound familiar? About 10 to 20 percent of Americans will get Influenza, also called the flu, each year.  Most people feel better after one or two weeks.  However, for some people, the flu can lead to more serious diseases, such as pneumonia. According to the Centers for […]

November is National Home Care Month. Team of nurses and doctors.

November is National Home Care Month

In celebration of National Home Care Month, we would like to say thank you to all the dedicated employees who provide a special and attentive level of care that enables people to recuperate in the comfort of their own homes.  No words can express the amount of respect for the men and women who take […]

Fall prevention exercises. Senior man unsteady on the stairs.

Fall Prevention Exercises

Falls cause injury and disability, especially for people 65 and up. They are also all too common. Over one in four adults of that age experience a fall. The chief reason is muscle weakness. Exercise can help prevent that and help aid in other problem areas. However, before engaging in any exercise programs, people concerned […]

Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is inflammatory arthritis that occurs mainly in people with psoriasis. PsA is a chronic type of arthritis. It causes patches of red, raised skin, with white and silvery flakes. Psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis are autoimmune conditions. The immune system becomes confused and attacks healthy parts of the body. According to the National […]