Wisdom as a Caregiver

In the past year I have found myself in the position of being a caregiver to my mom. I have never been a nurse or in any kind of care giving position before so it was all new to me. She is in her late seventies and had to have triple bypass surgery along with […]

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Infographic: The Evolution of Medicine

Most of us take our modern medicine for granted. Imagine if you had the flu centuries ago. It could very well have been the death of you. This infographic details the evolution of medicine from 400 B.C. to the modern medicine of now. The average life expectancy in the late 1800s was only 36 and […]

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Keeping Your Mind Sharp Helps You Have a Longer, Healthier and Happier Life

Studies have shown that keeping your brain active and engaged with new things may help to live longer, avoid dementia and may even help to prevent Alzheimer’s disease.  Reading, doing crossword puzzles or engaging in other mentally demanding activities stimulates your brain cells.  This may enhance connection between the cells, slowing the rate of age-associated memory […]

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