Boomers & Beyond

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03
Nov

Managing high blood pressure during the holidays

Managing blood pressure can be difficult, especially during the holidays and winter months.

Fri
03
Nov

Safe food preparation strategies to save your holidays

Think of the holiday season and answer this question: The holidays are the only time of year I do ... what?

Mon
02
Oct

Understanding you are a caregiver can lead to better care

For people helping a spouse or parent with dementia, the idea of being a “caregiver” often creeps up slowly.

Fri
29
Sep

Six ways to bring warmth into your home this fall


Little touches can help bring the warmth of fall into your home this season. Try adding little decorations here and there to switch things up. courtesy of DIY Showoff

With the shorter days and cooler nights of fall can come the urge to hibernate. Before this happens, prepare yourself and your home for the season with these cozy and warm accents that will make time spent indoors cozier.

Fri
29
Sep

Celebrate Family History Month by making time for important family conversations


October is National Family History Month, and the perfect opportunity for families to gather, share memories and celebrate the lives of past, present and future generations. 

Fri
29
Sep

Tips for choosing the Medicare plan that’s right for you


Fall and winter don’t just bring cooler temperatures and the holidays — the final seasons of the year also mean open enrollment for Medicare. For most seniors in the United States, the period between Oct. 15 and Dec.

Wed
06
Sep

Improvements for independence

Modifications to make your home more accessible

Tue
05
Sep

Choosing the right Medicare Part D plan starts with four simple rules

If you’re turning 65 in 2017 or 2018, you’re one of 10,000 people who become Medicare-eligible each day. Choosing Medicare prescription drug coverage can be confusing, especially for the first time.

Tue
05
Sep

Three ways pups can improve seniors’ health


Dogs are more than just furry companions. Having a dog can help seniors improve their health through a variety of ways. Photo courtesy of Africa Studio/Shutterstock.com

Furry friends can play a significant role in pet owners’ lives. The old saying goes, “dogs are man’s best friend,” and research shows they may be more than that. In fact, they just might be the key to keeping seniors active. 

Mon
07
Aug

Six non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease that may surprise you


Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease aren’t always visible or motor related. Knowing some of the other, less known symptoms can help with diagnosis. photo courtesy of WavebreakmediaMicro - Fotolia.com

Those familiar with Parkinson’s disease (PD) are likely aware of the disorder’s most visible symptoms, including slower movements, impaired balance, rigidity/stiffness and involuntary shaking.

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