According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “arthritis is one of the most widespread health conditions in the United States.” Currently, almost 53 million adults have been diagnosed with arthritis, and this number is expected to rise to 67 million by the year 2030.
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A mother can come in many forms and be present in different parts of your life. Whether she was there from the time you were born or came into the picture later, what matters is that the mother figure in your life has impacted who you are today. Mother’s Day is your chance to celebrate this.
Tags: Social Wellness
No matter how careful we are or how many precautions we take, a fall can still happen. What we do next, however, is what matters most. Recognizing and learning from the experience can help you prevent future falls and assist you in regaining your confidence and moving forward.
Stress is a word and a feeling that many of us know well. We all experience it from time to time, and while it can be a healthy reaction in some circumstances, stress negatively impact your overall wellness if it persists.
A common concern that many individuals have when they transition into a senior care community is that their family members and other loved ones will forget about them. They fear that once they move into their new home, no one will visit them or get involved in their new community, but that shouldn’t be the case.
Tags: Senior Living
Caring for a family member or loved one is a meaningful and rewarding experience, but it can be overwhelming at times. As a family caregiver, taking care of yourself is just as essential as performing your caregiving duties. If you neglect your needs, you are putting yourself at risk of experiencing caregiver burnout.
Location, location, location. Whether you or someone you love needs additional support, care, or just wants to live a more maintenance-free lifestyle, deciding where you want to live and retire is a significant decision. While some may choose to stay in the area where they currently live, others may want to move somewhere new for this next chapter of life.
When you think of your retirement lifestyle, what do you picture? Perhaps you want to enjoy restaurant-style meals with your friends or relax while someone else mows the grass. Maybe you want to join a book club or pursue new interests while someone else does the vacuuming. This could be your reality, but it’s all about where you live!
The winter months are upon us, and while that means cooler temperatures, it also means taking extra precautions to protect your health and wellness – including your lungs.
Welcome to another new year! When the calendar turns from December to January, many of us use it as an opportunity to start fresh. Whether eating healthier, exercising more, stopping a bad habit, or even beginning a new career, the new year marks a clean slate.