Blog - November 2016

Common Holiday Injuries -- And, 3 Easy Ways to Avoid Them

Posted on November 22, 2016 in Active Aging, Health and Wellness

What does your holiday wishlist include this year? Spending time with friends and family? The latest tech or that best-selling book you've been meaning to read? Maybe it includes plans for a trip in 2017. Whatever is on your wishlist, chances are a holiday-related injury isn't one of them.

More Fun, Less Stress -- 5 Easy Ways to Enjoy the Holiday!

Posted on November 22, 2016 in Active Aging, Health and Wellness

Americans have a love-hate relationship with the holiday season. You may love the festive spirit and the opportunity to share time with friends and family, but dread all the work — and stress — involved in seasonal tasks.

Content Spark: Preventing Falls in Senior Care

Posted on November 21, 2016 in Active Aging, Caregiving, Health and Wellness

The first day of fall was September 22 this year, and the National Council on Aging and other organizations across the country used this day (and month) to help prevent fall-related injuries among older adults.

A Good Caregiver is a Healthy Caregiver

Posted on November 16, 2016 in Active Aging, Health and Wellness, Home Care, Hospice

The deeply personal responsibility of caring for a loved one with a devastating disease constitutes a "labor of love," but caregiving can take a severe emotional and physical toll on those providing it.

Easy tips for smart snacking

Posted on November 15, 2016 in Active Aging, Health and Wellness

Today, whether young or old, snacks are a big part of our regular eating habits. In fact, a whopping 92 percent of us snack sometime during the day or evening.