Can Pets Help to Manage Grief in Seniors?

By Judah G | September 24, 2019 |

Losing a loved one is extremely stressful and many people find that the grief they experience affects them physically. Sometimes, a person’s body reacts to the grief as if it is a threat. The immune system responds to this threat by making the tissues in the body swell. Inflammation can contribute to heart disease, arthritis,…

Why Judging Others is Harmful to your Health

By Judah G | September 16, 2019 |

Did you know that judging others is harmful to your health? Maybe that’s why your mother always told you never to judge someone until you’d walked in their shoes. We are social creatures and our natural instinct is to judge those around us. We judge people on their driving skills…or lack of. We judge them…

5 Essential Tips to Help Prevent Prediabetes

By Judah G | September 13, 2019 |

Most people with prediabetes eventually get diabetes, but here’s a secret: it doesn’t always have to happen because prediabetes is reversible. You can actually prevent or delay type 2 diabetes by making the tips below a part of your life and following a healthy diet for prediabetes. What Is Prediabetes? Prediabetes is when your blood…

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Do you Know these Foods that Fight Depression

By Judah G | September 11, 2019 |

Depression occurs in 7% of the general older population. There are many things that cause depression, but there are also things you can do to fight back. Here’s a list of foods that fight depression that you’ll find in any supermarket. And the good news is that you’re probably eating some of them already! At…

Music Improves Moods of Dementia Patients

By Judah G | September 5, 2019 |

Are you caring for someone with dementia? Have you noticed that they often have bad moods and suffer from confusion, anger, sadness and apathy? The good news is that a new study shows that music improves moods of patients with dementia. Why Music Improves our Mood Studies show that when we hear music, the pleasure…

Is it True that Happy People Live Longer?

By Judah G | September 2, 2019 |

  According to a new study, happy people don’t just live happier lives; happy people actually live longer. The study showed that people who reported feeling happy, excited, and content on a typical day increase their chances of living to a ripe old age. The numbers come from studying optimism and longevity among nearly 70,000…

Three Common Foods that can Improve your Memory

By Judah G | August 30, 2019 |

If you are like most people and find that as you age, you occasionally forget things, you’ll want to know about these three common foods that can improve your memory. Carrots Studies show that people who eat higher levels of vitamin A and other anti-oxidants for several years are less likely to have Alzheimer’s disease.…

Vitamins and Minerals Seniors Need Most

By Judah G | August 29, 2019 |

As we age, we need to make sure that we are getting the vitamins and minerals seniors need most so that we can stay healthy. Here is a partial list of what we need to do this. Vitamin D Your body needs this vitamin so that your cells continue to absorb calcium well. People get…

5 Easy Tips to Manage Chronic Pain

By Judah G | August 21, 2019 |

As many as eight out of every ten American adults suffer from chronic pain. If your loved one is one of these, here are six ways that can help manage the chronic pain. What is Chronic Pain? Acute pain is the normal sensation you feel when you have hurt yourself or when you are ill.…

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