Study shows that volunteering can improve your physical and mental health. You probably know that a nutritious diet, exercising regularly, and avoiding bad habits like smoking or consuming excessive alcohol can help you live a longer and healthier life; however, you may not know (more…)
Life is ever-changing. Whether things are getting better or worse, nothing remains the same. Just as the universe is constantly evolving, our personal lives are always moving forwards or backwards. Of course, most people prefer (more…)
The most important organ in your body—your brain—needs workouts and attention to keep it healthy; learning new subjects, tackling new challenges, and engaging in new experiences are excellent ways to exercise you brain. (more…)
Research suggests that an hour long nap after lunch could help boost memory in older adults. As we age, our cognitive functioning gradually declines, meaning that we start having problems recalling names, learning new things, or (more…)
The current trend for older adults shows that this population is living longer and healthier than ever before in history leading to drastic growth in this sector. As we age it is important to think of ourselves as a whole and strive for fulfillment (more…)
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Caregiving can impact a person’s health; diabetes, hypertension, and pulmonary disease have all been linked to care-giver stress. This occurs when the caregiver focuses on their loved one’s health and do not sufficiently care for their own (more…)