Monthly Archives: April 2019

Are probiotics healthy for you?

What are probiotics? Are they healthy for you? What are the benefits of consuming probiotics? By the end of this post, you will have an answer to each of these questions. What are probiotics? Probiotics are live bacteria and other micro-organisms that are healthy for you. Typically, when you hear people talk about probiotics, they [...]

By |2019-04-30T19:51:07+00:00April 30th, 2019|Categories: Senior Nutrition|

Career and care-giving: 3 tips for talking to your boss about your caregiver role

The AARP and the National Alliance on Caregiving reported that 43.5 million adults were caregivers in 2014. Although they have not come out with another study with updated numbers, it is very likely this number has increased in 2019. Out of the 43.5 million caregivers, 34 million were unpaid. What does this imply? It says [...]

By |2019-04-23T17:23:24+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: Family Caregiver|

7 Supplements that are great for older adults

Supplements which contain essential vitamins and minerals are good for you at any age. However, as we age, our bodies go through several changes. Those changes sometimes require that we take supplements that will help our bodies to operate well. In today's post, I will talk about 7 key supplements you need to be taking [...]

By |2019-04-15T18:33:36+00:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: Aging In Place|

Dear caregiver, get more sleep.

I know. Getting more sleep when you are a caregiver is hard. There is no doubt about it. However, taking care of yourself as a caregiver is crucial if you are going to provide the very best care to your loved ones. Care-giving is stressful. A good night's sleep helps to reduce that stress. In [...]

By |2019-04-09T20:00:53+00:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: Family Caregiver|