Are you in panic mode knowing Christmas is just 17 days away? If hoping to have more holiday cheer and less stress this Christmas, there is still time to get organized.
For many of us, simply having a holiday calendar of events placed on the refrigerator just isn’t enough. Creating a quick and simplified checklist to use as your roadmap leading up to the final days before Christmas may be the solution to your annual holiday stress.
November is American Diabetes Month. Today, diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. An estimated 1 in 11 Americans are living with diabetes, accounting for more than 29 million people.
You may be asking yourself if there is a light shining anywhere upon these dismal statistics…
Caring for a loved one suffering from a medical condition can strain even the most resilient people. Caregiving can have many rewards while also taking a substantial toll on both the caregiver and their loved ones.
Common Signs of Caregiver Stress
Because caregivers are most commonly altruistic in nature, you may be completely focused on the health and welfare of your loved one before realizing your own overall well-being is suffering. When taking upon the role as a family caregiver, try to be cognizant of early warning signs of caregiver stress such as:
When one person is diagnosed with a medical disorder, many people are affected. November is National Family Caregiver Month and we encourage you to honor and thank the caregivers who selflessly give their time to support your loved ones during their most vulnerable times.
Can Alzheimer’s disease be prevented? Have you been told that simply hoping for the best and waiting for a pharmaceutical cure is the only thing you can do in avoiding a future with Alzheimer’s? Well, the truth is actually much more encouraging.
Research continues to show that you can reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s and other dementias through a combination of healthy lifestyle habits.
During flu and cold season, influenza viruses are circulating rapidly and at higher levels throughout the United States. “Flu season” in the U.S can potentially begin as early as October, and last as late as May.
This year’s annual flu shot will offer protection against H1N1 flu virus, in addition to two other influenza viruses that are expected to be in full transmission this flu season.
With the Halloween holiday just days away, kids of all ages are enjoying the festivities of trips to the pumpkin patch, costume contests, haunted houses, and pumpkin-carving fun.
Halloween may traditionally be viewed as a “kid’s holiday,” but our little ones and teenagers are not the only ones who look forward to this spooky, candy-filled holiday each year. As parents, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the excitement of Halloween as well.