Don’t let age be an excuse to slow down

(NC) If you think a sore hip, painful knees or aching feet are a sign you should slow down, you’re not alone. However, experts say reducing your activity levels may be the wrong decision, particularly if you are a senior. “Many older adults stop exercising regularly because they are experiencing lower limb pain, think they’re […]

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Why More and More Parents Are Moving Into Retirement Homes

By Matt Del Vecchio, Founder and President of Lianas Services Retirement Home Search and Transition Support; a host of “Life Unrehearsed”, a weekly radio show discussing the challenges and rewards of the Sandwich Generation. “I wish I would have made the move a couple of years ago” is a very common comment we get from residents […]

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Caregivers Myths: 5 “Do Not Make” Assumptions by Caregivers

As a caregiver, do you have preconceived notions of the roles and responsibilities of others? In this brief article, I will dispel some of the common myths involved in the “art” of managing care for others. The work of a caregiver is hard. It is demanding and complex. It is stressful. Caregiving extends well beyond […]

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How much do you know about your healthcare professional?

(NC) If you’re getting treatment from a health practitioner like a chiropractor, midwife or optometrist, it’s a good idea to find out as much information as you can about them. It’s simple to view your healthcare professional’s record by checking with their regulatory college. Each college has a public register of the professionals they oversee […]

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Millennials prefer healthy habits, less likely to choose opioids to manage pain

(BPT) – Often spending their days hunched over phones, tablets or computers and their free time at spin class or playing sports, millennials are the next generation poised to experience chronic pain. Even at their young age, Millennials say acute and chronic pain are already interfering with their quality of life. But while older generations […]

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