Thanksgiving is the official start of the holiday season for many families, and that means busy days of getting ready for spending time with family and friends, enjoying traditional meals, and creating memories. This is a precious time for reconnecting with the people who mean the most to you and focusing on everything in your life for which you feel the most thankful and grateful.
National Doctor’s Day (March 30th) dates back to 1933 when the wife of Dr. Charles B. Almond, Eudora Brown Almond presented the idea that there should be a day devoted to honoring doctors and all that they do.
There are countless important decisions to make as you get older. Many of them have a financial focus—how much to withdraw from the nest egg you’ve built, when to take Social Security, how to pay for healthcare and the potential cost of long-term care, and many more. There are a number of financial ramifications surrounding the decision of where to live in your later years as well. By deciding to downsize, you may be able to free up some equity that could be added to you...
As a family caregiver you likely concern yourself regularly with your parent’s physical and medical needs. You make sure that their home is safe, clean, and comfortable, that their mobility needs are managed, that they stay hydrated and eat a healthy diet, and that you remind them to stay compliant with their medication and treatment plans.
Good nutrition is so important for elderly adults to maintain good health overall. While food choices are certainly important as are getting the right amount of nutrients, and avoiding foods with excess fat, calories, and sugar, there are also many eating behaviors that are essential to good nutrition.