Category 'Healthy Living'

Celebrate Senior Sunday!

Loneliness and isolation destroy happiness and health, but you can be part of the cure.

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Alcohol Use in Middle Age May Increase Stroke Risk

A study released earlier this year finds that heavy alcohol consumption in middle age raises one’s risk of stroke by 34 percent—a greater stroke influence factor than diabetes or high blood pressure.

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Brain Health for Family Caregivers; Payment Options for In-Home Care

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

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Light Alcohol Consumption May Improve Memory

Many older adults are raising a toast to a new health study that shows light consumption of alcohol in older age may improve memory.

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Food and Cooking Safety for Senior Adults

Natural aging changes, plus common conditions like arthritis and diabetes, or side effects of some medications, can leave senior adults at higher risk for foodborne illness and food poisoning.

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Senior Fraud Can Be a Sensitive Subject; How to Get Inactive Seniors Moving

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

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When Does “Old Age” Begin?

A social and behavioral sciences professor is working on ways to define aging other than the accumulation of calendar years.

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Planning for Possible Disability; Seniors at Highest Risk for Brain Injury

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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The Quirks and Perks of Growing Older

There are upsides to adding birthdays to your life and experiencing your 50s, 60s, 70s and later years. Here are basic changes to expect with aging decade by decade.

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Caregiver Stress Busters

The key to reducing family caregiver stress is to be proactive about self-care before the strain of overseeing the health of your loved one builds.

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