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Caring for Your Eyes and Vision. Picture of a young black male holding a magnifying glass up to his eye.

Caring for Your Eyes and Vision

Let’s raise awareness about the importance of maintaining healthy eyes and preserving clear vision. Our eyes play a crucial role in our everyday lives, allowing us to perceive the world around us. However, many people often take their vision for granted, neglecting proper eye care practices. This article aims to shed light on the significance […]




When to Get Help with Senior Care. Picture of an older caucasian male and female with a young asian nursing aide and a young black nursing aide.

When to Get Help with Senior Care

Knowing when to seek help with senior care depends on the individual’s specific needs and circumstances. There are some indicators that may suggest it is time to consider getting assistance: Decline in physical or mental health: If the senior is experiencing a decline in physical abilities or cognitive functions, such as difficulty with mobility, memory […]




Nurturing Senior Health and Wellness: A Guide to Thriving with Home Care. Picture of an older black male and female sitting on a loveseat together .

Nurturing Senior Health and Wellness: A Guide to Thriving with Home Care

As we age, our health and well-being become even more precious. It’s important for seniors to prioritize their physical and emotional health, allowing them to enjoy a vibrant and fulfilling lifestyle. With the support of a trusted home care agency, seniors can embrace the comfort and familiarity of their own homes while receiving the personalized […]




Survey says... American Diabetes Association survey found out what people fear most.

Survey Says…

In August 2008, the American Diabetes Association conducted an online survey to find out what people really fear most. The survey findings showed that, among a rare list of occurrences. The respondents feared the following: • 16% of being in a plane crash • 13% snake bites • 5% being hit by lightning • 4% […]




Best Exercises for Staying Healthy and Independent

As we age, it is important to take part in physical activity to stay healthy and independent. There are so many benefits of exercising, from protecting us from diseases to boosting our mood. The National Institutes of Health recommends these four types of exercise to maximize those benefits. Strength exercises – builds muscle, increases metabolism, […]




Hot Cocoa Boosts Brain Health

Chocolate is Good for The Brain

We’ll drink to this: according to research, hot chocolate makes us smarter and faster thinkers. A study finds drinking cocoa is not just a popular choice, but it may also be a “smart” choice as well. A team at the University of Birmingham discovered that people given a cocoa drink containing high levels of flavanols […]




The Health Benefits of Reading

Seventy-five percent of adults in the United States report reading at least one book in the past year. Perhaps this is due to the many benefits of reading. In addition to increasing your lifespan as detailed in our previous post, reading improves health and well-being in these additional ways. Slows cognitive decline – Numerous studies […]




Heart Healthy Foods to Try in Your Diet

Around 92.1 million adults in the U.S. are living with cardiovascular disease or the aftereffect of stroke. It is a leading cause of death in the United States. It’s important to know some preventative measures for heart disease. One of those is diet. A balanced diet full of fruits and vegetables goes a long way. […]




Holidays with Alzheimer's

Finding the Right Balance

The holiday season means many different things to each of us. It can be a time of faith, family traditions, parties, gatherings, and culinary delights. All the hustle and bustle involved in getting everything done. It’s also a  good time to think about how we might approach the holidays differently for a loved one with […]




How to avoid catching the flu. Cartoon character sick in bed with a hot water bottle and thermometer.

How to Avoid Catching the Flu

Sneezing, coughing, watery eyes, runny nose, and more.  Sound familiar? About 10 to 20 percent of Americans will get Influenza, also called the flu, each year.  Most people feel better after one or two weeks.  However, for some people, the flu can lead to more serious diseases, such as pneumonia. According to the Centers for […]






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