Make Happiness a Priority in 2014

What brings you happiness and joy? Are you able to easily name a few things or do you really have to stop and think about that question? Do you feel like you are just too busy to enjoy the little things life has to offer? In my opinion, being able to … [Read more...]

Healthy Habits – Amidst the Christmas Season

We have come to that time of year! For each of us, some of our lives get busier, some slower, some wait patiently while some struggle to bear the excitement.  Nonetheless, food takes a huge role in family and friends gatherings during the … [Read more...]

National Home Care Month!

November is National Home Care Month. This month is a time when the home care community joins together to celebrate and raise awareness about the many individuals who make home care possible. From an array of health, therapeutic and social services … [Read more...]

Alzheimer’s Disease – It’s Not Normal Aging

Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer's disease accounts for 50 to 80 percent of dementia cases, according to the … [Read more...]

September is National Preparedness Month

This month we are reminded to plan and prepare for disasters.  The Department of Homeland Security and the Red Cross want us to be aware of simple steps we can take in our pledge to prepare.  We have already seen a number of disasters this year, … [Read more...]

Immunization Awareness – Get Your Shots!

August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). It is the perfect time to remind people to get up to date with their immunizations (or vaccinations) with school starting and flu season just around the corner. An immunization is a way to … [Read more...]

Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration is a disease that causes vision loss. It destroys your central vision, which is needed to see things sharp and clearly. There are two kinds of macular degeneration: Dry macular degeneration: causes vision loss in your central … [Read more...]

July is UV Safety Month

July is UV Safety Month. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is the main cause of skin cancer, the most common type of cancer in the United States. UV rays can also cause wrinkles and blotchy skin as well as damage your eyes. Anyone can get skin cancer but … [Read more...]

Staying Hydrated is Key – Especially for Seniors

Everyone knows that it’s important to stay hydrated, especially in the hot summer sun.  But it is key for the elderly to get enough fluids.  Seniors are far more likely to experience health problems when they are not getting enough fluids.  … [Read more...]

We Need Vitamin D!

The sunshine vitamin, vitamin D or cholecalciferol is the only vitamin the human body can make. Vitamin D is believed to be linked to basic cognitive function, mood and mental health. It is also essential for immune and cardiovascular health, … [Read more...]