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4 Ways to Prevent Fall Asthma Flares

If you have asthma, you know that flare-ups spike in the fall. But you can get through these trigger months. Here are four strategies to try.

By Jennifer Mitchell Rackley

Guardianship: How Seniors and Their Finances Can Be Legally Hijacked

A legal process called guardianship can put companies in charge of an elder’s living arrangements, finances, and assets, robbing them of quality of life.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Tax Expert Tips for Family Caregivers

Caregivers should develop a method of tracking out of pocket expenses for loved ones. One reason is that, for some, they could be taken off of their taxes.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Dating Someone Whose Spouse Has Dementia

When Tami Reeves met her now-husband through an online dating site, he told her that he was still married. He also told her that his wife had Alzheimer’s.

By Nancy Monson

Sleep Expert Talks Taming the Insomnia That Comes with Age

Sleep expert provides guidance on napping, sleep aids, and how to plan your day to get the best sleep at night.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

The Future of Long-Term Care: An Expert's View

A discussion about health planning and what the best U.S. health insurance would look like.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

Ballroom Dancing Vs. Alzheimer’s: One Woman's Tale

Ingram asked her if she’d like to learn how to dance. Hazel’s response was, “How can I dance when I can’t even walk?” Ingram just told her to stop by the studio and see.

By Carol Bradley Bursack

How to Prepare a First Aid Kit

A well-stocked first aid kit allows you to respond quickly and effectively to emergencies. It should include supplies to treat a variety of injuries, including cuts, scrapes, sprains, and minor burns. If you are just setting up a household, you can s...

By Eileen Bailey

Why You Need a Plan to Conquer Loneliness

Social isolation is not good for the body or the mind. To stave off loneliness, here’s some advice from experts and people who’ve been there.

By Stephanie Stephens

What to Give a Thyroid Patient?

Try these gifts tailored to thyroid patients’ rapid temperature changes, dry skin, and special dietary needs.

By Mary Shomon