How do your kids typically answer the question, “What is one of your favorite holidays?” I think many of us parents can agree their most common response is all too often HALLOWEEN!
Our children’s favorite Halloween memories are created each year from traditional Halloween fun, including: visits to haunted houses, corn mazes, carving pumpkins, costume parties, trick-or-treating with their neighborhood friends, and of course-counting their plentiful candy stashes at the night’s end.
Try these quick and healthy meals your family can enjoy after a crazy day of work, school, practices, and homework assignments. Ensure some quality family time around the dinner table before another busy day begins with a few of these simple recipes.
● According to the American Diabetes Association®, diabetes causes more deaths per year than breast cancer and AIDS combined. Today, 25 million Americans (1 in 12) are affected by diabetes. If health trends continue, this number could increase to 1 in 3 over the next few decades.
6 out of 10 people with Alzheimer’s or other related dementias will wander. It is very common for a person living with dementia or Alzheimer’s to wander and become lost; many will do so repeatedly.
MedicAlert Foundation understands how distressing this statistic is for both loved ones and caregivers; which is why MedicAlert has partnered with the Alzheimer’s Association and local law enforcements to provide 24/7 Wandering and emergency response service, aiding in the safe return of your loved one.
Today, more than 15 million people live with mild to severe food allergies. There remains no cure for those suffering from food allergies. The only way to stay safe is strict avoidance of any known problem foods. Although a person with food allergies may continuously strive to refrain from their problem foods; hidden ingredients consumed while eating away from the home can cause mild to severe anaphylactic shock.
We often hear medical experts say that the way to keep our bodies healthy and functioning properly is achieved through certain lifestyle decisions. Staying physically active and ensuring beneficial fuel through a wholesome diet are just a few ways to avoid body aches and pains as we progress through life.
How does this differ in order to keep our minds healthy and active as well? There simply is no difference. Exercising our minds daily and eating our ‘super foods’, allows for our thoughts and memories to thrive.
Each year, Breast Cancer Awareness Month is promoted through countries worldwide. This month, MedicAlert remembers those who have lost their lives to breast cancer; and recognizes the importance of standing beside our loved ones and others who are currently battling this life-threatening disease.