* Health Issues

September 13, 2018

Busy Parents and Caregivers Must Care for Themselves

In a recent survey, 12 percent of website visitors to heart.org said that they were too busy taking care of others to take care of themselves. But, if you’re a busy mom or dad or the […]
September 12, 2018

Caregiver, Asking Your Doctor the Important Questions

“Have a seat and we’ll call your name soon.” “Please fill out these forms to the best of your ability.” “The doctor will see you now.” Let’s face it; a doctor’s visit is not the ideal […]
September 7, 2018

Caregivers: Be Physically Active without Spending a Dime

You don’t need to spend a fortune to be physically active. In fact, you can be active in many ways without spending any money. You don’t need special exercise equipment other than comfortable walking shoes. Here are […]
August 31, 2018

What’s Funny About Caregiver Fatigue?

Even the most seasoned caregiver can suffer from fatigue. Whether you have a cancer, fall prevention, or dementia care plan in place, exhaustion from caring for a loved one can take its toll on a caregiver […]
August 30, 2018

A Husband’s Reflections – Starting a New Life After Six Years of Caregiving

Our friend Stan *lost his wife Julie* after a six-year courageous and exhausting battle that started with a diagnosis of breast cancer. About a year after Julie’s death, when a group of our friends got together […]
August 3, 2018

Health Benefits of Pets for Elderly People Would Also Apply to Caregivers

It appears that owning a pet can be very good for you! For seniors, it can literally save lives. What kinds of pets and how to go about owning a pet are considerations as well as […]
July 11, 2018
Healthy foods

8 Tips for a Healthy Diet For Caregivers After Age 50

Caregivers turning 50 is a milestone for many people. The half-century mark comes with new rules for medical tests and often brings a couple of health-related signals, concerning diet indicating that it’s for some dietary changes. […]
July 10, 2018

Senior Foot Health: Top Tips from Family Caregivers

Maintaining the appearance of one’s feet may seem frivolous to some, but proper foot care is an important component of a person’s overall health. Certain symptoms and podiatric issues can indicate more serious underlying conditions and […]
July 9, 2018

Caregivers Most Common Issues of Aging

Thanks to new medications and surgical techniques, people are living longer. However, the body we had at 55 will be very different from the body we have at 75. Many issues, both genetic and environmental, affect […]

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