8 Everyday Habits Linked With a Longer Life

8 Everyday Habits Linked With a Longer Life Soaring inflation may be driving up prices in the United States, but there is one thing that is dropping significantly in the country: The life expectancy of Americans. In 2021, the United States experienced the biggest one-year drop in life expectancy since World War II, according to … Continue reading “8 Everyday Habits Linked With a Longer Life”

A Neurologist’s Tips for Fighting Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s

A Neurologist’s Tips for Fighting Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s If you’re over 50 and find yourself misplacing your keys, forgetting why you went into a room or trying to remember a familiar friend’s name, you may be worried that you’re developing Alzheimer’s disease. “In America today, anyone over 50 lives in dread of the big … Continue reading “A Neurologist’s Tips for Fighting Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s”

FCP Live-In Caregiving – A Cost-Effective Alternative

FCP Live-In Caregiving – A Cost-Effective Alternative by Kevin Williams, Care Coordinator, FCP Live-In As seen on ConnellyLaw.com Guest Blog “One of the major issues families struggle with when it comes to aging parents is their living situation,” said certified elder law Attorney RJ Connelly III. “Most seniors want to stay at home where they … Continue reading “FCP Live-In Caregiving – A Cost-Effective Alternative”

Veterans Day – Remember & Honor

Veterans Day – Remember & Honor Veterans Day is a day to honor our veterans who bravely defended our country during peacetime and war. It’s a day to commemorate our veterans, servicemen and women, and families. To all the men and women who have given the greatest sacrifice one could give for our country and … Continue reading “Veterans Day – Remember & Honor”

Breathing Tricks to Reduce Stress

Breathing Tricks to Reduce Stress One of the best relievers of stress is something that we do all the time and take for granted: Breathing. A growing number of studies show that breathing exercises can improve our digestive system, immune system, lungs, brain, and heart, as well as help chronic health conditions. Breathing can also … Continue reading “Breathing Tricks to Reduce Stress”

Tips on Eating Right

Tips on Eating Right The familiar phrase, “you are what you eat,” holds for people of all ages, especially adults over 50. Why is this so? Because studies have shown that your metabolism, which helps the body convert food into energy, slows down as you age. This means the body burns fewer calories, and it’s … Continue reading “Tips on Eating Right”

Seniors: Mental Health Awareness

Seniors: Mental Health Awareness The normal aging process can cause cognitive abilities to decrease, but a new study shows that a certain part of the brain may help older adults compensate for the mental decline. The brain-centered study found people over 60 had better psychological health than younger people in their 20s. But, the decline … Continue reading “Seniors: Mental Health Awareness”

Prediabetes Diagnosis Can Be A Start To a Healthier Life

Prediabetes Diagnosis Can Be A Start To a Healthier Life Helen Hopkins went to see her doctor because she had not been feeling well. Hopkins, 42, said she had “pins and needles in my feet and hands, had put on weight, and was just generally lethargic.” She was surprised when her doctor told her that … Continue reading “Prediabetes Diagnosis Can Be A Start To a Healthier Life”

Exercise to a Longer Life

Exercise to a Longer Life Routine exercise is not on the top of everyone’s list. In fact, exercise may not be on the list at all. But, a growing number of studies are finding that certain exercise habits can slow the aging process, and that’s good news for older adults. Health experts say that consistent … Continue reading “Exercise to a Longer Life”

Social Securities Big Changes Coming

Social Securities Big Changes Coming Social Security recipients could see more money in their monthly payments in 2023 due to the anticipated record-high cost-of-living adjustment (COLA). Moreover, seniors could receive an extra $2,400 a year if the Social Security Expansion Act of 2022 passes in the U.S. House and Senate. Every year, the Social Security … Continue reading “Social Securities Big Changes Coming”