Whether it is yourself or a loved one, insomnia has a detrimental effect on all those around it. Recent published research has shown as much as 50% of individuals over the age of 65 battles with insomnia on a nightly basis. Normal signs of insomnia include: taking a long time to fall asleep, frequently waking […]
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Most of us know that staying healthy includes making smart food choices and being physically active. But we’re not always sure what healthy eating really means.
“I have good intentions to eat right, I really do,” says Ben, 59, “but sometimes I’m just not sure what that means exactly.” Ben isn’t alone in […]
This year has been, and continues to be, an extended flu season, and experts recommend everyone in and with close contact with a susceptible population be vaccinated. Flu shots are still available, and some physicians recommend a booster if it has been more than 6 months since your last vaccine. If you received a flu […]
For today’s aging population it is important to be informed about the options for Long-Term Care. In general, “Long-Term Care” is defined as helping individuals, of any age, with their medical or daily needs, over an extended period of time. Long-Term Care can be provided in various types of institutional facilities, in the community, or […]