How to Avoid the Flu

How to Avoid the Flu

We’ve all had the flu before. The chills, the body aches, nausea, soreness, ugh! Many people experience the cold and flu during the winter months, leading to increased health care costs, physician visits, and lost productivity. Here are some simple steps to help...
How to Benefit From Music

How to Benefit From Music

Whether the music is classical, instrumental, rock, country, or jazz, most everyone I know LOVES to listen to music. Do you ever notice how even new born babies react to music? Music has the same affect on the elderly. Music can soothe or energize, make us happy or...
How to Avoid Isolation in Seniors

How to Avoid Isolation in Seniors

Isolation is one of the most common problems experienced by senior citizens. As they age, kids grow up and move away, taking grandchildren with them. These families may move their seniors to assisted living facilities or retirement homes, limiting their exposure to...
How to Give Your Aging Loved Ones Purpose

How to Give Your Aging Loved Ones Purpose

Depression is an alarmingly common problem in the elderly. Retirees often become isolated as they age, having lost the career that brought them friends, purpose, and a reason to get outside every day. As family members, it becomes your job to maintain these important...
How to Advocate For Your Own Healthcare

How to Advocate For Your Own Healthcare

Unfortunately, our society generally glorifies youth and fears or even despises old age, rather than embracing aging and associating age with wisdom and knowledge. Because of this, as we age, we fear the deterioration of our bodies and the possible lack of security...