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Category: Tips for Healthy Living

What You Should Know About the Flu Shot
Published Oct. 15, 2021
According to CDC, everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every season with rare exception. CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has made this recommendation since the 2010-2011 flu season. Vaccination to prevent f…
What Is Adaptive Clothing?
Published Sept. 17, 2021
Many individuals may have trouble when it comes to getting dressed on their own. Tying shoes, fastening buttons or snaps, and using zippers are some of the activities that can be difficult. Fortunately, there are adaptive clothing items which can he…
Next Steps as Your Loved One Ages
Published Aug. 27, 2021
Taking care of your aging parent or loved one involves managing several variables, including some legal considerations. According to AARP, these practical tips can help you be prepared to care for your aging loved ones and their changing needs: Have…
How to Avoid Caregiver Burnout
Published Aug. 19, 2021
Caring for a loved one can be exhausting and stressful. It’s no surprise that caregivers and their partners often feel burned out and experience feelings of depression. In fact, the American Psychological Association found that among people age 55 …
How Puzzles and Games Help Delay Alzheimer’s Disease
Published Aug. 6, 2021
A new study suggests that having an active mind in old age may delay Alzheimer's disease by up to five years. For the study, researchers collected data on nearly 2,000 people with an average age of 80 who did not have dementia at the start of the s…