Ways to Support a Family Caregiver

Family caregivers fill an important role. Their job is time consuming, stressful and limits time for their own social interactions.  Their needs for socialization however remain strong. Here are some ways you can support a family caregiver. • Listen: Let them know that you...

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Ways Stress Affects the Body

Stress is not inherently a bad thing. It can help ready us for action and motivate us to get things done. Uncontrolled stress can be harmful. Sustained stress can lead to or worsen a myriad of health issues, some of which may be unexpected....

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What is a Helicopter Child and How to Not Be One

The term helicopter parent is well known. However, children can become helicopters too, particularly adult children taking care of elderly parents. Helicopter children hover too closely and tend to become overly controlling. There is a fine line between needed intervention and needless micromanaging. Here...

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Habits that Hurt the Liver

The liver is a crucial organ. It serves a variety of vital functions ranging from cleaning blood to detoxifying our bodies. A healthy liver is essential to overall health. However, in our modern lifestyles, there are many daily habits that could be harming our...

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Season’s Greetings

The end of the year brings no greater joy than the opportunity to express to you season’s greetings and good wishes. May your holidays and New Year be filled with joy.

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Symptoms of Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Around 15% of people are vitamin B12 deficient. This nutrient is essential for overall health, in particular, it aids in DNA creation, cellular function, and helping oxygen reach the body’s cells. Vitamin B12 deficiency can sometimes take years to diagnose, mainly because it’s not...

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