Grief is an emotion that is not exclusively associated with losing someone you love. In fact, you may find that you experience grief when you change jobs, (i.e. retirement or being fired) or when there is a significant change in you or your loved one’s physical or mental health. For caregiver Donna O’Donnell Figurski, grief…

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Mental wellness can become a challenge at any point in your life. However, as one ages there are several issues that can negatively impact one’s mental well-being. If you are a caregiver, you should be on the lookout for mental signs of mental distress among your elderly clients and loved ones. In this article, we…

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  According to the World Health Organization, chronic diseases are the number one threat to human health. These chronic inflammation diseases include diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, arthritis and joint diseases, and strokes.  Diet can have a large influence on prevention of these inflammatory diseases. Incorporating anti-inflammatory foods to your diet and avoiding inflammatory foods is an…

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After intensive surgery, it’s vital to take post-operative care seriously. Nutrition is one of the most critical aspects of ensuring that the body has everything that it needs to heal. The American Cancer Society highly recommends a proper nutrition-filled diet to rebuild tissue and ultimately regain your strength. However, there is a lot of food…

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As we know from the headlines, even if you are perfectly healthy today that can change in an instant. Thousands of people and their families are facing unthinkable choices about medical care, those who did not prepare their “advance directives” ahead of time to state their wishes are at the mercy of fate. So, the…

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