Archive for February, 2016

Top 3 Hidden Costs of Home Caregiving

February 24, 2016

Stepping in to take care of an aging parent or loved one can be done out of a sense of obligation or to repay a loved one for the ways they’ve affected your life. Whichever motivates your role reversal, don’t make the decision without knowing the facts: becoming a full-time caregiver for your loved one […]

Caring for Your Loved Ones Long Distance

February 18, 2016

If you were right across the street from your aging or sick loved one, cooking nutritious meals, helping adhere to medicine regimens or running errands would be all in a day’s work. But for those who are a car trip or plane ride away, personally providing the services your loved one needs isn’t feasible. Depend […]

Diet and Exercise Do More Than Keep Your Body Physically Fit

February 11, 2016

We all know the basics of healthy aging: milk builds strong bones and exercise supports a healthy heart. But what about the less obvious ways diet and exercise help keep your body young? Food does more than produce energy for you to function. Foods rich in antioxidants and omega-3s reduce the free-radical reactions in your […]

Most Common Health Issues Among Seniors

February 5, 2016

Your health, as well as that of your loved ones, both mentally and physically, is affected by family history, health care, living environment and lifestyle. Some of the most common health issues among seniors stem from these factors, some of which are health issues themselves. Here are 10 of the most common health issues that […]