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The Five Leading Signs of Caregiver Burnout and What They Mean for Your Future

Caregiver burnout is more common than you think. The enormous responsibilities of caring for an aging loved one while balancing work and family life weighs heavily on caregivers. Read More

5 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Heart

In the United States, Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. That’s because in the U.S. the average age for a first heart attack in men is 65. The statistics on heart disease in the United States are enough to make one sit up and take notice. Read More

Do You Know the Hidden Triggers of Food Allergies?

According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, more than 50 million Americans have an allergy of some kind. Food allergies can appear at any age and to foods that previously were eaten without any problem. Read More

What to Do When A Holiday Visit Reveals the Need for Home Care

During the holidays our internal homing devices kick in and we want to go home. We look forward to the warmth and tradition of being with parents and family members. Read More

Understanding Leukemia and Lymphoma

Over 170,000 people will be diagnosed with either leukemia or lymphoma in 2016, and education is key to preventing, screening, or treating leukemia and lymphoma. Since September is Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month worldwide, we’re sharing an overview of the diseases along with treatments and ways to help if a loved one is living with either. Read More

Psoriasis in Aging Adults

In recognition of August as Psoriasis Awareness Month worldwide, we are sharing information on the condition to promote awareness. Psoriasis is not contagious and can normally be found on the knees, elbows and scalp, but can appear anywhere on the body. Read More

Five Ways to Help a Loved One Cope with Vision Loss

If your aging parent or spouse is experiencing vision loss, this could affect many aspects of their life, and you may need to help them adjust to a new lifestyle to help prevent or delay further vision loss. Here are five practices that we recommend to help a loved one adapt to vision loss. Read More