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What are State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs?

For many people, prescription drugs act as a critical aspect of their overall health care that can help relieve symptoms of a condition or maintain a certain level of health. This is especially true for seniors or those living with a chronic health condition, which accounts for nearly half of the United States population. If […]

The Mental Health Benefits of Exercise

There are many reasons to exercise such as looking to get into shape or shed a few pounds. You could enjoy some popular ways to exercise, like playing a sport or hiking to name two examples. It could be at the advice of your doctor. Exercise can also be a great way to improve your […]

The Difference of Cooking with Fresh and Dry Herbs

Sometimes when you’re reading over a recipe, it’ll call for dried seasoning or fresh herbs, but is there really a difference? Are they fully interchangeable? You may be surprised at how much of a difference two versions of the same ingredient can be. At the same time, they can be used as alternatives to each […]

Dangers of a Cold Home for Seniors

Winter can be a beautiful time of year, however as lovely as it can be, we cannot forget the dangers that can lurk in those long, cold nights. We’ve previously touched on ways you can protect yourself from winter storms, but what about when there isn’t a storm. What if the issue is just the […]

Measuring Your Health Apart from Weight Loss

Around this time of year, the goal that many of us set for ourselves is to lose weight. Traditionally, it’s one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions, but even if you’re reading this article in the middle of summer, you likely want to lose some weight and feel healthier. What if we told you […]

Using Cumin in Your Cooking

Cumin may be a spice you’re less familiar with, especially if you tend to stick to American or European staples, but it’s one you really should make room for on your spice rack. The spice can come in two forms, whole and ground. In its whole form, cumin is a dried seed that can be […]

This Year, Focus on Health, Not Weight

It’s New Year’s resolution time again, which means you can expect health food to disappear from the shelves and the gyms to be packed. This annual ritual follows one of the most common (and commonly joked about) resolutions — to lose weight. Weight is a good shorthand for health, since people living a healthy lifestyle […]

Does Medicare Cover Respite Care?

We all need a little rest from time to time, but for those who act as primary caregivers for their loved ones, rest may be difficult to come by. It may be even more elusive if your loved one has a critical condition that requires constant supervision and care. Respite care can help caregivers find […]