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6 Winter Driving Safety Tips

Winter can be a beautiful time of year, with snow laying on tree branches or dancing through the air as it falls to the earth. But, hidden beneath this beauty is the potential danger that winter can present. While you can help mitigate some of the risks by preparing your home for winter storms, there […]

What Are the Steps to Entering a Nursing Home?

You and your family have had the nursing home conversation and decided that it’s time to find the right care facility that fits your needs. That process can look very different depending on your needs and the nursing home you apply to enter; however, there are a few key general steps for preparing to enter […]

The Sweet Health Benefits of Honey

Honey is a popular, natural sweetener that many of us enjoy almost as a condiment or to sweeten tea. Like many sweeteners, the sugars in honey can be fattening. What sets honey apart is that it also offers a bevvy of health benefits, which that means you’re not just indulging your sweet tooth. For example, […]

Getting Creative with Thanksgiving Classics: Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce is one of the must-have traditional sides at Thanksgiving each year, but it’s often loaded with sugar. By getting a little creative, we can fix that! For many people around the table at Thanksgiving time, cranberry sauce is an essential ingredient to a complete plate. Whether you’re using it straight from the can […]

Simple Ways to Cut Back on Sugar

Sugar is a central ingredient to many of the popular foods we enjoy these days. Candy bars, ice cream, lattes, the list goes on. While it can add an undeniable sweetness that can brighten or round out a dish, it’s also one of the prime culprits in weight gain. To make matters worse, too much […]

What are the Different Outpatient Health Care Options?

If you’re ever in need of health care, you have many options that are defined by your needs. Sometimes, it can be difficult to know which type of care provider you should go to. Many people consider the emergency room a catch-all location to visit for things that need attention, but many visits are potentially […]

Should I Be Eating Kimchi?

If you’re not a very adventurous eater, you may have never heard of kimchi, let alone tried it. But, kimchi is culturally important to Koreans, who on average eat 48 pounds of the stuff annually. Over the last decade, this dish has had an outpouring of support in the United States, and now you can […]

Here’s What Medicare Costs in 2020

Every year, the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) gives Medicare-eligible citizens a chance to rethink their coverage. If your options include Original Medicare, a Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage) plan, or a Medicare Part D plan, it helps to know the facts and figures you’ll be expecting. While the costs and coverage for Medicare Advantage and […]

4 Ways to Honor Those Who Served on Veterans Day

Every year, on November 11, we honor those who have served our country as part of the armed forces. This day is known as Veterans Day. Whether you know a veteran or not, there are many ways you can show your respect. And, don’t worry. If you don’t have money to donate to a related […]

5 Reasons Why Seniors Should Downsize

When you have a young family, a large house may be essential to peaceful living. It’s rare that siblings have any interest in sharing a room, and most families have stories about cramming into a small bathroom in the morning. But, once the kids have moved out, you may not need three bedrooms and two […]