• How to Improve Your Health through Nutrition

    By Quncie Grounds, RDN, LD, CNSC

    With more than one in three American adults classified as obese, nearly one in four adults living with diabetes, and heart disease accounting for one in every four deaths in America each year, nutrition and exercise have never been more important. Learn how Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDN) are using nutrition to take an active role in preventing diseases and as a therapeutic agent in the management of chronic disease.

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  • 6 Tips to Avoid Mistakes Taking Medication

    By Mike Ogburn

    Medications can be essential in your care to help you recover from an illness or surgery, manage conditions or treat a disease. While beneficial, there could still be significant risks even when the right medications are prescribed. Here are six tips to help make sure you or a loved one are getting the benefits of the medications while limiting risks.

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  • It is crucial to plan end-of-life care so your care team and loved ones don't find themselves making life-changing decisions in moments of crisis. Read more to learn how one man's care is an example of the importance of end-of-life planning and the steps you can take today to make sure your wishes are known. 

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  • Seven Simple Steps to Stay Healthy this Winter

    By Mel Bearns

    The winter season can be a challenging time for us to stay healthy. Days are shorter, the temperature drops, and we spend more time indoors breathing dry, recirculated air. Here are seven proven tips to help you stay healthy so you can enjoy and share this special time of year with family and friends.

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  • 4 Ways Dancing Can Improve the Aging Process

    By Mike Ogburn

    Recent research shows that dance may benefit older adults in more ways than one – improving coordination, keeping memory sharp, providing exercise and creating social bonds. If you or a loved one is looking to delay aging effects on your brain and body, consider reading through these benefits at length.

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  • When you are caring for a loved one with dementia on your own, the days can become physically and emotionally draining.  Try these ten ways to spend time with your loved one to help improve quality of life for you both - easing some of your burden, easing their anxiety and encouraging engagement. 

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  • 10 Creative Holiday Gift Ideas for Mom or Dad

    By Blair Klayko

    If you’re caring for an aging loved one, your schedule may be even more hectic during the holiday season as you juggle work, plan for gatherings and continue the valuable support you provide. These gift ideas may help you determine what to give to your aging loved one.

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  • Your Flu Season Checklist

    By Blair Klayko

    As the season for cold and flu approaches, here are a few helpful tips to help you take control of your health now or treat symptoms if you are already experiencing them.

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  • Parkinson’s disease can affect nearly every aspect of a person’s life, but new research shows that singing can be rehabilitative in more ways than one. Learn all the benefits of singing for the treatment of this disease.

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  • One way to practice preventive health is through nutrition, and eating healthy can be as delicious as it is nutritious. Try this recipe for zoodles with avocado alfredo sauce and shrimp, approved by the American Heart Association.

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