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The Surprising Links Between Faith and Health

5 ways your faith improves your health. POSTED ON NOVEMBER 3, 2014  ROB MOLL If religious faith could be packaged in a pill, the stock price of drug companies would soar. Religion, not merely spirituality, is a profound predictor of health. Spiritual practices can reduce blood pressure, strengthen the immune system, and help stave off… Read More

Sleep and Aging: Sleep Guide for Seniors

Understand common sleep problems seniors face and how to treat them.  By Ashley Little May 23, 2019 Your sleeping habits will naturally change as you age, so it’s important that you remain aware of those shifts and understand the best ways to protect your sleep quality.  Although these changes can be normal, suffering from disturbed… Read More

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Becoming Your Parent’s Caregiver

Posted On 21 Feb 2017 http://www.aplaceformom.com/blog/2-24-14-caregiver-questions-to-as/ By : Sarah Stevenson Are you ready for the demands, responsibilities – and rewards – of becoming your parent’s caregiver? Ask yourself these questions first. Becoming Your Parent’s Caregiver It’s an all-too-familiar scenario for millions of adults: Dad and Mom are getting older and can no longer complete their day-to-day… Read More

Show Your Eyes Some Love

February 14 is Valentine’s Day, and the entire month of February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration/Low Vision Awareness Month. Members of the American Academy of Ophthalmology recently issued a set of tips consumers can use to show their eyes some love. Seniors are at heightened risk for age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness among… Read More

Confusion and Forgetfulness: The Right Diagnosis Is Important

Carolyn was worried about her 82-year-old mother. Mom, always so active and independent, had stopped going outside. Her condo was untidy, and there was little nourishing food in the kitchen. Mom seemed forgetful and her speech was slurred. Carolyn insisted that Mom go to the doctor to discuss the possibility of Alzheimer’s disease. The doctor… Read More