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Be an Informed Consumer

Admin on Friday, January 3, 2014
Be an Informed Consumer Take charge of your health by being an informed consumer. Talk with your health care providers when making any decisions about using complementary health approaches. Your health care providers can give you advice based on ...

Hypothermia: A Cold Weather Hazard

Elizabeth DiRiego on Monday, December 30, 2013
Hypothermia: A Cold Weather Hazard Edgar is a retired mailman. Every winter there are a few snowstorms in Virginia where he lives. One day last year the temperature hovered around 10°F, and a snowstorm left 2 feet of snow on the ground, ...

Navigating Long-Term Health Care Planning

Natalie Green, Millcreek Home Health, Salt Lake City LIVING WELL Magazine on Thursday, December 19, 2013
Long-term health care planning is a general term used to describe various residential options available to the aging population when they reach a point in their lives where day-to-day living becomes a burden and a financial, emotional, and health ...

Study: Experiences May Help Keep Seniors Sharp

Admin on Saturday, October 26, 2013
Seniors experience a number of age-related changes as they get older, and some of the most common concern their memory and cognitive abilities. A new study from the University of California, Riverside suggests that while seniors’ brain ...

To Boost Your Memory, Get Your Video Game On

Admin on Saturday, October 26, 2013
Video games aren’t just for teenagers. Gaming systems can be fun for older adults, and a new study suggests that certain types of games may hold benefits for the brain. The research, published in the journal Nature, gives an exciting look at ...

AARP: U.S. Facing Caregiver Shortage

Admin on Saturday, October 26, 2013
Of the many seniors who receive some form of at-home care, a large portion relies on the help of a friend or family member. These family caregivers are more often than not members of the baby boomer generation, but as they begin to reach an age ...

Support Heart Health With Squash

Admin on Saturday, October 26, 2013
Support Heart Health With Squash According to the Mayo Clinic, eating squash as part of a balanced diet and exercise routine may help promote heart health. Here are a couple of yummy recipes for incorporating squash into snacks and meals ...