Category: Features

Prevention Is Better Than Cure

Prevention Is Better Than Cure Older Americans are more vulnerable to certain accidents or illnesses that require medical attention. But there are ways to keep people in this age bracket out of the emergency room while ensuring their wellbeing and…

Keeping Your Heart Healthy

Keeping Your Heart Healthy There are many things that can be done to help keep your heart healthy. 1. Stay physically active by doing anything that gets the heart pumping will help. For many of our seniors taking a brisk…

10 Reasons Why Seniors Walk With a Shuffling Gait – DailyCaring

Observing seniors that walk with a shuffle is a sign that should not be ignored. Typically, walking this way, where they drag, or barely lift their feet, is not something that is done intentionally, and it’s usually caused by some…

5 Superfoods to Help You Manage Diabetes

There are many different foods that can help you manage diabetes. For example, beans and legumes are great at filling you up with fiber and they also can help regulate blood sugar levels. Dark leafy greens are also effective at…

Experts Recommend 5 Natural Ways to Improve Your Memory and Sharpen Your Focus

As we age it is naturally assumed that our brain slows down, we are not able to remember or process information as well as before. While this does occur with age, there are many things that can be done to…

Overcoming the Stigma and Fear Surrounding Dementia

An AARP survey reveals that many people wrongly assume dementia is inevitable. The truth about dementia is that small lifestyle improvements related to sleep, diet, and exercise can help reduce your risk. Even just socializing with friends can help. Also,…

Should You Leave Your House to Your Kids in Your Will?

Many determining factors go into the decision to leave your home to your children in your will. It's important to figure out if your home has any value; the last thing you want to do is leave your children a…

Using the Family Home as an Investment

As we reach a more advanced age in our life, our priorities start shifting, and financial considerations are not an exception. We start feeling ready to downsize our abode, while on the other hand, health care expenses often start increasing.…

Simple Blood Test Can Accurately Reveal Underlying Neurodegeneration (Dementia, ALS)

Incredible research is coming out of labs now, and this latest discovery is another prime example of preemptive health care emerging. A simple blood test can now determine the likelihood of someone coming down with dementia, a form of Alzheimer's.…

Alzheimer’s: Scientists discover ‘profound influence’ of immune cells on disease progression

Scientists have found a discovery that shows how microglia increases over time when they're in contact with harmful proteins located in the brain. These harmful proteins are linked to Alzheimer's and the microglia are used to fight off infections that…

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