Posts from 2011

  • Know the Warning Signs of Diabetes Know the Warning Signs of Diabetes According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes is a “group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose levels that result from defects in the body’s ability to produce and/or use insulin.” Type 1 diabetes is typical found in children, while Type 2 diabetes is ... Learn More
  • Keeping the Holidays Bright Keeping the Holidays Bright Twinkly lights, family and friends gathered together, good food and music. All of these things combine to make the holidays a special time for many of us. But along with all the joy can come some stress when there is too much to do and unrealistic expectations of what will ... Learn More
  • Happy Holiday Tips for Caregivers Happy Holiday Tips for Caregivers The holidays can be stressful for anyone, but for those who are full or even part-time caregivers, this time of year can be even more challenging. As the calendar books up and our “to do” list grows longer, it is common to wonder how it will all get done. As a caregiver, who ... Learn More
  • Tips for Supporting Aging in Place Tips for Supporting Aging in Place Granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, shiny wood floors, custom tiling, new roof: these are among the items frequently found on the modern home buyer’s checklist. Decades ago, when the myriad of seniors currently aging in place (AIP) was house-hunting, it’s ... Learn More
  • Arthritis: What You Need to Know Arthritis: What You Need to Know According to the Arthritis Foundation, “Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic condition characterized by the breakdown of the joint’s cartilage. The breakdown of cartilage causes the bones to rub against each other, causing stiffness, pain, and loss of movement in the joint.” ... Learn More
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