Category 'Healthy Living'

World Health Day Is April 7

Every year on April 7, the World Health Organization sponsors World Health Day to focus international attention on global health issues.

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Senior Centers Reinvent Themselves to Entice Baby Boomers

Since a large percentage of America’s boomers—age 55 and older—still work, travel often to see family or take frequent vacations, senior centers nationwide are starting to reinvent their image to attract these fit and active baby boomers.

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Senior Obesity Is on the Rise

The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey reported in 2013 that more than one-third of adults 65 and older are obese.

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Can Caregivers Get a Good Night's Sleep?

These and other stories are in the March edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Improving Sibling Relationships With Age

No sibling relationship is perfect, but hopefully the years have mellowed your misunderstandings and strengthened your communication.

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Health Tips for Aging Pets

The companionship of pets is a proven boost to the health of older people and helps alleviate loneliness and depression. So how can the elderly help their beloved Max, Buddy or Tiger age well and live longer?

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Older Workers Exercise Wellness Options

In the United States, more than 80 percent of mid-size to large companies now offer wellness programs for their employees. Because of the precarious economy and uncertainty over the financial costs of retirement, a growing rate of older workers are rethinking their career longevity and taking advantage of these workplace health options.

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Concerned About Your Senior Loved One Driving? Caring Right at Home Can Help!

These and other stories are in the February edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Tips to Stay Socially Active as a Family Caregiver

Providing adult home care for your senior loved one is an invaluable commitment, but as a family caregiver, taking care of your own social interaction needs can become muddled in the day-to-day routine.

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The Cost to Looking Younger

Market research predicts that Americans’ crave for anti-aging products will jump from the $80 billion spent in 2011 to $114 billion by 2015.

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