One slip can ruin your life. Review these tips on Falls Prevention and be part of this month’s national campaign to help you stand up for yourself.
Early to bed….so what if you find yourself a victim of aging insomnia? Still awake or awake again an hour and a half after getting into bed? Honestly, I find just as many of my friends complaining about poor quality of sleep as complaining about rising healthcare costs. Below is a brief overview of facts about sleep and a couple […]
Here’s valuable information on over-the-counter (OTC) medicines from the Alliance for Aging Research. We’d all like to live free of pain, and there are many choices readily available without a prescription. It’s worth taking a couple of minutes to understand how to make the best decisions and use them in the safest way possible. Be well, live long, be happy! […]
Though the threat of snow dimities as the days get longer, lingering winter inertia can still anchor a person indoors rather than motivate us to rack up the fitness points with a healthy walk. I’ll admit that been relishing in hibernation myself, spending hours in my studio practicing watercolor techniques. But I know the steady exposure to dry indoor air and limited sunlight is something I must resist. I […]
A notice of increase in my husband’s long term care insurance premium has prompted lots of discussion between us the past few weeks. Should we keep it or let it lapse? What will it cover? Under what circumstances could we access the payout of benefits? To our surprise, but apparently a widespread LTC practice, he’d have to be pretty seriously […]