10, June, 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.
14, July, 2015
My mother is a practical woman. Ever since I was a teenager, she 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 at the idea. But as I have learned more through my work with the Association of Skilled Nursing Providers and North American Health Care, I realize that, if I love my mother, a skilled nursing center—either for short-term rehabilitation or long-term care—is where I want her to stay when her health declines.
15, August, 2015
What do Loni Anderson, Christy Turlington, King Edward VII, Johnny Carson and more than 12 million Americans have in common? They have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. Another 12 million have it but don’t know it. COPD is now the third leading cause of death in America, yet many people are unaware of COPD and its devastating effect on the lungs.
02, November, 2015
Yoga is known for its great spiritual and emotional health benefits, but yoga also has many physical benefits.
Yoga: an ancient art of learning to form your body, mind, and spirit into one. Life Hack says yoga “is designed to help achieve a more positive outlook on life and a focused, permanent sense of serenity and peace.”