‘It’s just a cough’: Warning signs of bigger issues as you age

(BPT) – Dry skin. Tingling feet. An aching shoulder. A lingering cough. Blurry vision. Our bodies often send out signals when something needs attention. And as we age, it can be hard to know which changes in our bodies are normal signs of the ageing process and which could be cause for greater concern. Most […]

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Keep your family safe: Get rid of unused prescription opioids

(BPT) – Want to help keep your family and community safe? Get rid of any unused prescription opioids that may be in cabinets, drawers or anywhere else you store medicine. What are opioids? Prescription opioids are powerful, pain-reducing medicines. You can find them in pill forms, syrups or even prescription patches. Commonly prescribed opioids include […]

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Don’t let cataracts make you miss out on living life to the fullest

(BPT) – Does your life today look different than it did in your younger years — literally? If things seem more cloudy and blurry than usual, even with your glasses on, you may be one of 24 million Americans living with cataracts.[1] Cataracts might be slow to make themselves known, but the ultimate impact they have […]

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Avoiding Crisis Mode Being Proactive with Downsizing and Retirement

Imagine this scenario: As the sole caretaker of your elderly parent, you suddenly receive news that they have been hospitalized. After rushing to the hospital, the doctor tells you that your parent can no longer live on their own. They need a retirement home. Your parent will be discharged from the hospital soon. In that […]

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