5 strategies to help prevent osteoporosis

April 2, 2015

Osteoporosis comes without warning and affects millions of women each year.According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, ”about half of all women over the age of 50 will have a fractur[...]

Being a friend can help prevent loneliness

May 29, 2015

Recently, one of my good friends observed her neighbor sitting quietly on a chair in her front yard. As a woman who is normally milling around her yard tending to he[...]

Research can help ease your mind on nursing home questions

June 10, 2015

Ever since I was a teenager, my mom has been giving me instructions on how to take care of her as she grows older.“Put me in a nursing home,” is one of her dictums. As a teenager, I balked a[...]

Make time to share your memories

July 29, 2015

We all love summer. Hot days, cool nights, summer vacation from school, picnics, road trips, reunions – it’s a season that screams for family time.With summertime being popular for family re[...]

Is your carpet making you sick?

September 12, 2015

Carpets have been around for thousands of years. The oldest known carpet, believed to be over 2000 years old, was found in the 1940s in a Scythian tomb in southern Siberia.While the carpet i[...]