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5 Fast Facts About Longterm Care

More and more people are in need of long-term care as the years pass. The reasons for this are simple: every generation is bigger than the last, which means there are more senior citizens than ever before. On top of that, people are living longer. The downside to this is that there is a greater…

Family Caregivers: Unsung Heroes

Family caregivers are often taken for granted, but the work they do to provide long-term care to family members can be very challenging and time-consuming. A caregiver takes on a lot of responsibility for helping out their loved ones, whether it’s shopping for them, cooking for them, cleaning them, or more. Because of how much personal time they…

Diabetes Facts: Can It Be Prevented or Reversed?

Understanding some of the more common diabetes facts is critical to generating awareness and helping with prevention. Unfortunately, a lot of people aren’t familiar with these facts, which is why November is National Diabetes Month. Hopefully, by spreading awareness of the following diabetes facts, people take greater care when it comes to preventing and treating diabetes.…

The Great American Smokeout – November 18th

The Great American Smokeout event challenges people to quit on that day, or use the day to make a plan to quit. Did you know? Approximately 40 million American adults still smoke, and that Life expectancy for long-term smokers is approximately 14 years shorter than for nonsmokers. Tobacco use remains the single largest preventable cause…

National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, a time when communities across the country team up to bring attention to diabetes. This year’s focus is on prediabetes and preventing diabetes. Prediabetes is a serious health condition where your blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough yet to be diagnosed as type 2…