Caring for an aging parent or a loved one who is ill or disabled is deeply rewarding, but it can also consume a lot of time, as well as physical and emotional energy. Especially in times such as we are seeing unfold with COVID19. The most important thing I can tell you is to care for yoursel…

With the recent events related to the coronavirus, you may find yourself still in shock and disbelief. Trust me, I am right there with you. While caring for my mother-in-law, whom we all call “Momma Kay,” she looked at me from her hospital bed in my home, whispering in her frail voice, “Don’…

Changing a habit can feel like a nearly impossible task but some changes are necessary in order to live a long healthy life. To make every month a “Living Well Month,” consider these tips:

Make sure you and your friends stay safe this St. Patrick’s Day by remembering one important piece of advice: Buzzed driving is drunken driving. This means that if you plan to drink any alcoholic beverage, even a watered-down green beer, it’s essential that you plan for a designated driver. …

National Nutrition Month focuses on the importance of healthy food choices, eating habits and physical activity habits. This yearly event initially started as National Nutrition Week in March 1973 to deliver nutrition education messages to the public while promoting the profession of dieteti…

Each year, more than 1.5 million Americans suffer a heart attack or stroke. More than 800,000 of them die. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that heart disease and stroke cost the U.S. economy almost $1 billion every day in medical costs and lost productivity.

Kids who eat healthy, well-balanced meals and snacks will get the nutrients needed to perform well in sports. The MyPlate food guide can provide guidance on what kinds of foods and drinks to include in your child’s meals and snacks. The child athlete, however, will have higher energy and flu…