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”

What Makes A Great Life?

What Makes A Great Life? Gallup Inc. has given a variety of surveys over the years, but one of the most comprehensive of them all is its “well-being” survey which the organization wanted to discover: What makes a great life? Gallup first asked the question in 2006 about well-being, which is used interchangeably with “happiness.” … Continue reading “What Makes A Great Life?”

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”

How Can I Get More Energy As A Senior?

How Can I Get More Energy As A Senior? If there’s one complaint that older adults have in common, it’s a lack of energy. For instance, the activities that older adults had energy for a few years ago may now cause them to run out of steam. Older adults experience tiredness and fatigue primarily due … Continue reading “How Can I Get More Energy As A Senior?”

Optimal time to go to bed for better health

Optimal time to go to bed for better health There’s a popular quote attributed to one of America’s Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin: “Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” While those who follow Franklin’s advice may be wealthy and wise, a new study suggests that going to bed … Continue reading “Optimal time to go to bed for better health”

Caregiving Under Stress

Caregiving Under Stress There is a group of health care workers that are not visible as the doctors, nurses, lab technicians, and other medical staff was commonly seen by patients. The vast majority of people in this unseen worker group do not have medical degrees or certificates but manage infusion pumps, operate feeding tubes, dress … Continue reading “Caregiving Under Stress”