Blog - November 2016


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.

Alzheimer’s Awareness — What to Do First After Dementia Discovered or Diagnosed

Posted on November 16, 2016 in Caregiving, Home Care

While much about Alzheimer's disease is focused on facts and figures, consider this from another angle: What to do when you suspect a loved one has Alzheimer’s, or you’ve just received the diagnosis (What next?).

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.

Flying South for the Winter? More Adults 50+ Heading South of the Border

Posted on November 14, 2016 in Active Aging, In The News

With 99% of Americans age 50 and older traveling for fun and spending roughly $125 billion on leisure travel, it is no wonder Boomers are using their vacation days to travel south of the border and domestically, according to AARP’s new 2017 Travel Trends survey released today. 

4 Creative Ways to Tackle Rising Health Care Costs When Planning for Retirement

Posted on November 01, 2016 in Health and Wellness, Learning

No matter how hard you worked or how much you saved, the sad reality of today’s economic landscape is that the rising cost of health care can quickly eat away at your retirement fund.