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Caregiver Burnout: Four Ways Caregivers Can Increase Energy Through Food

You can find a lot of different advice on how to increase your energy through food, but health and fitness experts agree on one thing: fresh fruits and vegetables, drinking water and avoiding bad fat and sugar are the keys to good health and high energy. Read More

How Long-Distance Caregiving Impacts Work Productivity

We have written a lot about the physical and emotional impact of being a long-distance caregiver, along with the high levels of stress that can lead to caregiver burnout. Read More

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

Fall Prevention: The Top 3 Fall Hazards in the Home

Home can be a hazardous place for seniors. Everyday objects and decorative items can create fall hazards and pose dangers that seniors may not think about. Preventing falls is one of the most important things that you can do to protect the health of seniors. Read More

3 Delicious Oatmeal Recipes for a Healthy Breakfast

The benefits of oatmeal are well known – it is low in salt and sugar, high in fiber and protein, boosts energy, prevents diabetes, and promotes heart health. That is a power-packed food! It is also one of the most economical foods you can buy. Read More

Four Fall Prevention Strategies for Seniors

Falls pose one of the greatest dangers to a senior’s independence and self-sufficiency. More than one-third of people aged 65 and older fall each year, and those who fall once are two to three times more likely to fall again. Read More

5 Things Every Caregiver Should Know About Stroke Care

According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke each year. Stroke risk increases with age. Read More

Three Ways to Improve Your Loved One’s Quality of Life

We believe that the answer to aging well is a holistic approach based on the lifestyle choices of the longest living and healthiest population on Earth- the elders of Okinawa. Scientists have been studying this group of seniors to see if we could learn from them and live longer, more productive lives ourselves. They have discovered several secrets to the longevity of these elders including healthy nutrition, maintaining an active mind and a sense of purpose. Read More

A Delicious Hanukkah Recipe That is Heart Healthy

Food is front and center at any Hanukkah celebration; potato latkes, brisket and noodle kugel are some of the most common favorites. Every family has traditional recipes that they have cooked for years. Read More

Light Your Way to Safety – Preventing Falls with Good Home Lighting

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports that six out of every ten falls happen at home. For older adults, those falls can result in hospitalizations and devastating injuries as reflected in NIH statistics Read More