Health and Wellness Blog

  • Alzheimer’s Disease Signs and Symptoms

    Forgetting a recent conversation or grasping for the right word while talking can be quite common: we’re only human after all, and our minds and memories are fallible. But when those incidents of forgetfulness or disorientation become more frequent, there may be cause for concern.

  • Healthy lungs — tips to help quit smoking

    There's no question that smoking is bad, but why is that? Despite all the commercials, billboards, and other information about the serious effects smoking has on the body, why is it that millions of Americans still smoke? Is it really that hard to quit? And if so, what can help?

  • Healthy Holiday Eating

    When we think of healthy eating, holiday meals don’t necessarily come to mind. Treats like pumpkin pie, gingerbread cookies and eggnog can make it hard to maintain self control, especially when your normal routines are upended. But as we age, it’s more critical than ever to maintain a healthy diet.

  • 10 Steps to Staying Safe on the Road - Senior Care

    Everyone should make sure to follow car safety precautions before getting on the road, especially older adults (65+) who make up one in five drivers in the United States.

  • Tips for Managing Your Joint Pain and Arthritis

    If you’re experiencing joint pain from arthritis, know that you’re not alone. Every year, millions of people in the United States have chronic pain caused by arthritis. Of the nearly 54 million Americans who have arthritis, nearly a quarter of them, 15 million people, have experienced tenderness and swelling of joints.

  • Sun Safety: UV Protection and Heat Exhaustion

    There are plenty of activities that you just can't do indoors, and getting fresh air is good for you. But being outside, especially for extended periods of time, can also carry some risks.

  • Fun in the Sun: Safe Activities to Enjoy the Summer

    When you think of summer, does it make you want to head outside and bask in the sun — or just stay indoors and turn on the fan? Despite the rising temperatures, there are plenty of fun and safe activities you can enjoy in the summer. Spending time outdoors can also improve your physical health and social well-being.

  • Helpful Technologies to Help Older Adults Monitor their Health

    If you're a senior citizen living alone, you might consider having any of these technologies to help you monitor your health.

  • How to read prescription labels

    If you’re having trouble figuring out a prescription drug label, you’re not alone. Millions of adults in the United States misunderstand prescription drug labels.

  • How to Read Nutrition Labels and Potential Impacts on your Health

    "You are what you eat," the old adage goes — but how true is this? As you walk down the aisles of your favorite grocery store, it's nearly impossible not to notice that a majority of the packages you see have one thing in common: a black and white Nutrition Facts label.

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