Post-Surgical Blood Clots: Risk Factors and Prevention Tips
After consulting a surgeon, many people decide that the benefits of having bariatric surgery far outweigh the potential risks.
Heart Donor's Mother Hears Her Son's Heartbeat
My husband, Greg Robbins, had a heart transplant in September 2016. In May 2017, we met his donor's family. His donor's name was also Greg, Greg Ricks! This ...
Lose the Weight! 10 Products to Help You With Portion Control
Eat less and lose more in 2017 with these awesome portion-friendly products to help you stay on track.
How Nutritional Needs Change for Seniors and What You Can Eat For Good Health
Did you know your nutritional needs change as you age? Learn how you can promote good health in your later years and eat for healthy longevity.
The Caregiver's Guide to Alzheimer's Disease: 20 Memory Care Experts on Caring for Alzhiemer's...
Caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia can be a confusing, emotionally taxing and overwhelming experience for caregivers and family members. Often, it’s tough to know where to turn to get the best, most informative answers to your questions about Alzheimer’s care. With that in mind, we reached out to 20 memory care …
How Having a Disabled Mom Helped Shape My Identity as a Disabled Woman
I grew up with a disabled mom. It meant that we didn’t have a car, because my mom was visually impaired and couldn’t drive. We walked to the grocery store weekly, took the bus to doctor’s appointments and the mall, and occasionally took the train into Boston I didn’t think much about my mom’s disabilities until physicians started to suspect that I was disabled, too. I failed balance beam day at school—I couldn’t walk in a straight line, one foot in front of the other, on a raised wooden beam a few inches above the floor—and my doctors noticed I had low muscle tone, poor coordination, and difficulty balancing and walking up and down stairs. Almost immediately, my mom became my biggest advocate, fighting for me and teaching me to fight for myself.…
This 85-Year-Old Runner Will Leave Your Grandma In The Dust
Retired concert pianist Deirdre Larkin completed her first race at 78 years old. She later broke the half-marathon world record for runners over the age ...
Georgia Assisted Living Search Tips
Not all Georgia assisted living centers are created equal. Here are some tips to help you look for the best senior care options for your loved ones.