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home : home & lifestyle : seniors
June 8, 2023

From burnout to balance: 5 ways to prioritize self-care when caring for a loved one
(BPT) - In honor of World Caring Day, a global celebration of compassion and support, we delve into the vital role of caregivers and the significance of self-care in their lives.Whether you're a parent, spouse, sibling, grandparent or other relative or friend caring for a loved one, you play a vita... click to read more

New to Medicare? Here are 5 Medicare Mistakes you don’t want to make when enrolling in a Medicare plan
(BPT) - As you approach the Medicare golden age of 65, the pressure to choose the right Medicare coverage is a real concern. So many things to keep in mind when choosing a plan. Will your doctors take it? Are your prescriptions covered? What will the copays be? It's enough to make you want to screa... click to read more

3 tips to add fruits and veggies to your diet
(BPT) - Most people know that fruits and vegetables are key to a healthy diet, but they may not know exactly how many, and the amounts, they should be eating daily. Some may believe they are on the right track but are surprised to learn they are underestimating the amount needed to meet nutrition r... click to read more

10 Father’s Day tips for dads who love fishing
(BPT) - For millions of Americans, finding the right gift for Father's Day is really hard. Especially if your Dad loves fishing - what do you get for a guy who seems to own every fishing lure under the sun?Well, the fishing folks at Rapala lures understand this dilemma all too well. So, they've com... click to read more

Ready to get back to barbecue? Tips for choosing your next favorite grill
(BPT) - There's nothing like sunshine, a warm breeze and the smell of delicious food on the grill. If you've been anticipating getting back to grilling, wait no longer! According to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association, now that temperatures are warmer, it's the perfect opportunity to celeb... click to read more

The invisible moments that people living with rare kidney disease (RKD) see clearly
(BPT) - Meet Amanda, a New Jersey resident and lifelong hockey fan who has a passion for volunteering and advocacy that - almost - parallels her love for the New York Rangers. Much of Amanda's day-to-day looks like that of other people, but what many don't know about Amanda is that she has been liv... click to read more

Add to your summer checklist: Getting vaccinated against pneumococcal pneumonia
(BPT) - Summer is here and, for many people, it's a time to kick back, relax and enjoy some much-needed vacation time - and pneumococcal pneumonia shouldn't stand in your way of enjoying all that summer has to offer.Pneumococcal pneumonia is a potentially serious bacterial lung disease that can dis... click to read more

5 tips for supporting brain health during Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
(BPT) - By Dr. Philip Painter, CMO, United Healthcare Medicare & RetirementJune is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month, an annual observance to raise awareness of the devastating impact of Alzheimer's and to educate people about brain health, including risk factors for developing Alzheimer'... click to read more

The best and most unexpected things to do in Rapid City
(BPT) - There are some places that exemplify the classic summer vacation. One such place: Rapid City, South Dakota.The gateway to the Black Hills, Rapid City is minutes from some of the nation's most famous places, including Crazy Horse Memorial®, Mount Rushmore, Badlands National Park and ... click to read more

World Hypoparathyroidism Awareness Day: How an advocacy organization is encouraging change to improve the lives of patients and caregivers
(BPT) - This June, the HypoPARAthyroidism Association, Inc. (HPA) is intent on making its mark within the rare disease community. In honor of World Hypoparathyroidism Awareness Day, an annual global awareness and education event observed on June 1, the nonprofit patient advocacy organization invite... click to read more

Maximize your road trip experience with proper auto maintenance
(BPT) - As summer approaches, many people are planning road trips to take that long-awaited vacation or visit friends and family. Before you take to the open road, however, it's important to make sure your vehicle is in top condition. Proper vehicle maintenance is important for the safety of you an... click to read more

5 expert tips to help you prioritize your pet's health
(BPT) - A healthy pet doesn't happen by accident. Even a dog or cat without preexisting health conditions needs their owner's help to live their best life and maintain their well-being. Check out these five tips from pet experts at Purina who explain how to prioritize your pet's health to keep your... click to read more

An 'Urgent Need’ For Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research Is Clear: Empowering People Living With Crohn’s Disease And Ulcerative Colitis To Follow The Science
(BPT) - Living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis (UC), can be extremely frustrating to people living with the conditions and significantly affect their quality of life.Moreover, the 1.6 million Americans that live with IBD often feel misunderstood... click to read more

Better Living on a Budget: Enjoy Life Without Overspending
(BPT) - Nearly one year ago the U.S. economy took an uncomfortable turn for many consumers courtesy of inflation and rising interest rates. Costs for groceries and daily living skyrocketed, the job market became unsteady, and incredibly high gas prices hit communities nationwide.While some of these... click to read more

3 ways to make adventure exciting — and tires boring
(BPT) - The thrill of the road is never the road itself.The beauty of a journey comes from enjoying the views before you, not the surface beneath you. When you're on an adventure, the last thing you want to worry about is your tires. You want to focus on the experience and enjoy the ride.But to enj... click to read more

Why your skin isn't getting the most out of your beauty sleep
(BPT) - If you're looking to improve your skin's appearance, ask yourself: What are you doing for your skin while you're asleep? Because about one-third of your day is spent sleeping, make the most of that valuable time by taking proactive steps so you can wake up with smoother, firmer, healthier-l... click to read more

Co-Occurring Conditions: Exploring the Link Between Mental Illness and Substance Use
(BPT) - Mental Health Awareness Month provides a meaningful opportunity to improve understanding and provide compassionate support for the millions of Americans impacted by overlapping mental illness and substance use disorders (SUD). Recent effects felt from the COVID-19 pandemic have compounded t... click to read more

Calling All Bearded Men Who Do Good, While Looking Good
(BPT) - Are you changing the world for the better? If you're rocking a beard, chances are your answer is "YES!" In fact, a recent study by Wahl found that men with beards are 13% more charitable than their clean-shaven counterparts, and the Wahl "Benevolent Beards" Contest is looking to crown the m... click to read more

Access-Friendly Sliding Doors Create Pathways to Easier Living
(BPT) - As aging in place and multi-generational households continue trending, integrating universal design into homes has become essential. Improvements, such as wider doorways for accessibility, can enrich life quality for people of all ages and abilities. Those desiring to live at home during th... click to read more

Honoring Naval History: 5 Ways to Keep Museums Afloat and History Alive
(BPT) - There are approximately 120 navy vessels designated as national historic landmarks in the United States. Naval ship museums help preserve American maritime heritage and educate future generations about the history of these ships. These museums are often housed in retired warships and submar... click to read more

Masterpieces of Home Entertainment and Modern Living: The Evolution of LG OLED Continues
(BPT) - Over the past decade, LG has solidified its leadership of the premium TV market through the continuous evolution of its OLED TVs. The company's commitment to understanding and catering to users' needs is reflected in its latest OLED products - tailored solutions that deliver superior perfor... click to read more

Eisai Is Pioneering Alzheimer’s Research and Working to Improve the Experience of People Living with the Disease
(BPT) - Sponsored by Eisai Inc.Understanding Alzheimer's diseaseDementia - a term that encompasses a group of disorders that can affect memory, language, and thinking - can have many causes, but Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia. AD is a brain disease that's caused by dam... click to read more

3 tips on how to be a savvy spender this summer
(BPT) - Summer is the season of events - from graduations and BBQs to weddings and holiday weekends, these next few months are filled with exciting plans. As commitments add up, so can the prices. This can prevent us from buying that thing we've had our eyes on or booking a trip for some well-deser... click to read more

Got retinal disease? Retina specialists’ unique imaging tools can help preserve vision
(BPT) - Advances in early detection and treatment of retinal diseases made possible by retina specialists can preserve sight and virtually eliminate vision loss from conditions such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy and retinal detachment.People who are at risk or expe... click to read more

Leverage the new Inflation Reduction Act to go green and save big
(BPT) - In August 2022, the U.S. government passed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), a comprehensive energy policy bill that provides a record $370 billion for climate and energy initiatives. The act, focused on clean energy and climate change, has wide-reaching implications for individuals and fa... click to read more

How confident are you that you'll be able to retire?
(BPT) - More Americans are retiring earlier than previous generations. According to a survey by the Federal Reserve Bank, their odds of retiring before age 62 rose to roughly 50% in July 2021, partly due to the pandemic. For many, moving up their retirement seemed like the right choice given the st... click to read more

Learning STOP THE BLEED Techniques Could Save the Life of a Loved One This Summer
(BPT) - By Kenji Inaba, MD, FACS, FRCSCInjuries that cause severe bleeding can happen at any time and anywhere - in your kitchen, at work or from a car accident. And without quick intervention, these severe injuries can cause death from blood loss within minutes. The good news is that anyone can st... click to read more

Four Ways to Save on Celebrations this Season
(BPT) - The arrival of spring brings excitement and anticipation for the many milestone celebrations that will take place. And, it's not just the annual Mother's and Father's Day, but high school and college graduations, weddings and seasonal gatherings such as Memorial Day barbecues and summer poo... click to read more

Supporting seniors in the ‘new normal’: Tips for combating social isolation and loneliness
(BPT) - For many Americans, life today feels typical - we're back in school, returning to the office and are enjoying our hobbies and social lives. Connecting in-person with friends and family is once again a regular part of our routine.Unfortunately, seniors (those aged 55+) have been more isolate... click to read more

These 5 benefits of spending time outside may surprise you
(BPT) - Many of us know the basics for positive wellbeing - exercise consistently, sleep well, eat right - but what if we're overlooking a crucial and simple component of health? Emerging research shows that adding time outside to our wellness routines can bring powerful benefits.In recognition of ... click to read more

Are you an adult with asthma? Understand your risk for pneumococcal pneumonia
(BPT) - May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month - aimed at raising awareness around asthma and helping improve the lives of those living with this condition.Did you know that if you are an adult 19 or older with asthma, you are at increased risk for pneumococcal pneumonia? Pneumococcal p... click to read more

Navigating the challenges of head and neck cancer provides fresh perspective on life
(BPT) - As a successful global software services consultant, Ashwin was career-driven and passionate about his job. Those feelings were derailed when, at age 45, he was diagnosed with head and neck cancer and experienced a grueling path through treatment and recovery. Knowing that he is made of mor... click to read more

Buying without a home inspection can be a mistake
(BPT) - When many buyers purchased homes during the height of the pandemic homebuying frenzy, they may have skipped adding a home inspection in an effort to win bidding wars. While this may have worked out for some, others were hit with hidden problems and expenses that would have been discovered t... click to read more

3 Ways to Boost Your Immune System and Keep Allergies at Bay During Travel
(BPT) - Have you gone on a trip and gotten sick during or after traveling? Not only does it take away from your enjoyment during your travels, but it can make it difficult to get back into your routine when you go home.When traveling, especially in close quarters with others, like on a train or air... click to read more

How advanced testing for UTIs can inform improved treatment for patients
(BPT) - If you've ever experienced a urinary tract infection (UTI), you know how uncomfortable it can be. Symptoms like pain or burning with urination, along with a frequent urge to go to the bathroom, can really disrupt your daily life. According to the National Institutes of Health, over 40-60% o... click to read more

Poking holes in plastics recycling myths: 5 facts you need to know on Earth Day
(BPT) - This Earth Day is the perfect time to review your recycling habits. With so many myths and misconceptions around recycling, odds are you could be doing better for yourself and the environment.Today in the U.S., just under 30% of single-use plastic bottles and jugs are recycled, according to... click to read more

5 ways that technology can help you stay ahead of cybercriminals
(BPT) - When Hari Ravichandran's identity was stolen, he was disappointed by the lack of an option for simple, all-in-one, proactive personal protection. A system like that could have saved him the turmoil of dealing with the complications and fallout of identity theft. This inspired him to create ... click to read more

4 top tips for upgrading your health and wellness routine
(BPT) - For many, the longer days, warmer temperatures, and blooming flowers of spring and summer bring a renewed sense of energy and motivation to paint the garage or freshen up the garden. However, it is also the perfect time of the year to devote your energy to personal health and wellness impro... click to read more

4 tips to choose an eco-friendly wine for Earth Month
(BPT) - April signals the arrival of spring and welcomes the beginning of Earth Month, a time when many people may be searching for simple but impactful ways to live more sustainably. But, living more consciously doesn't mean steering away from life's little luxuries, like enjoying a glass of great... click to read more

5 questions to ask your health care provider about virtual health
(BPT) - Have you experienced a virtual health visit? We know that people enjoy the convenience and potential cost-savings of virtual health because it often eliminates the need to travel, find childcare and take time off work. However, there are challenges standing in the way of a seamless, consist... click to read more

Nokian Tyres announces the worst roads in North America
(BPT) - The province of Quebec has the worst roads in North America, according to voters in a month-long campaign from Nokian Tyres.The home of poutine is also home to the continent's worst potholes, beating Colorado in the finals of a bracket-style competition intended to educate drivers about Nok... click to read more

Make it a ThursDate: 3 Ways to Date and Save
(BPT) - With winter finally behind us, it's time to greet spring. The sun is out longer, the weather isn't throwing punches and nowadays schedules are packed with work, household chores and family activities. While it's good to be busy, it can be difficult to plan quality time with others. When it ... click to read more

Adventure awaits: 4 ways to soak up summer on the water
(BPT) - Summer fun is right around the corner, and boating is the perfect addition to your bucket list. No boat? No problem. There are plenty of ways to get on the water and enjoy the unique adventures only boating provides, in addition to its many wellness benefits. Studies show being on the water... click to read more

Need a small loan? Make sure you're not adding to your financial woes
(BPT) - These days, it's difficult to save money - whether it's an appliance breakdown, car repair or other unexpected bill, sometimes you just need to borrow a little cash. When you need to find a little financial help, it may seem like plenty of options are out there for borrowing money. But the ... click to read more

Kidney stones: How one common recurring symptom could signal a rare disease
(BPT) - Throughout her life, Kim had no explanation for the recurrent, painful kidney stones she experienced. Growing up she and her doctors dismissed these stones and associated pain for other conditions like menstrual cramps and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). It wasn't until her sister Joy passe... click to read more

Which car will make for the best spring road trip?
(BPT) - Spring is a great time for a road trip, whether that's a family getaway during a school break or a solo escape to take in the beauty of nature after a long, cold winter. According to Driving Route 66, April marks the start of the best times of year to experience the open road - in fact, the... click to read more

How reimbursement policies can affect patient access to anesthesia care
(BPT) - Hospitals nationwide - especially those in rural or other underserved areas where staffing is challenging - count on the skills and talents of every single member of a healthcare team to provide the best possible patient care. Crucial members of that team include Certified Registered Nurse ... click to read more

This entertainer is taking her shot at some new things — and doesn’t want pneumococcal pneumonia to stand in her way
(BPT) - Sherri Shepherd - actress, comedian, author and award-winning broadcaster - is taking her shot at implementing new healthy habits while helping protect herself against pneumococcal pneumonia. In case you're not familiar with it, it's a potentially serious bacterial lung disease that can dis... click to read more

How one woman’s rare type of ovarian cancer was almost overlooked
(BPT) - Richmond, Virginia, resident Tiffany Stout never realized that in the prime of her life she would not only be battling cancer, but also a cancer that is rare with limited treatment options. She quickly learned how to become an advocate for her needs and an educator to others.Tiffany has a h... click to read more

A rare strength: What one advocate wants you to know about the rare disease community
(BPT) - By definition, the term 'rare' implies something uncommon. When applied to diseases, it means a condition that impacts a small number of patients, usually fewer than 1 in 2,000. However, to have a rare disease, and the challenges it brings, is more common than many people may realize.Diane ... click to read more

4 things U.S. workers need to know about beating inflation if disability strikes
(BPT) - The Social Security Administration implemented their highest cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) in four decades earlier this year. This annual COLA is based on increases in the Consumer Price Index as reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This means former workers receiving Social ... click to read more

The ABCs of fire safety
(BPT) - You have smoke alarms in your home, you check them regularly and you practice your emergency escape plan with your family - but are you overlooking an essential component of home fire safety as you check your spring to-do list? Having fire extinguishers can give you peace of mind and help e... click to read more

Safe spring break: 5 ways to travel more securely
(BPT) - If you're setting out on your next big travel adventure, security and safety might be the last thing on your mind. But every now and then, something is bound to go wrong when you're far away from home. Scammers, fraudsters and thieves are known to take advantage of travelers distracted by t... click to read more

Springing into Your Health
(BPT) - Of all the things to love about spring - coming out of winter blues, seeing trees start to bud and flowers begin to bloom - another one is how it can help us re-focus on our health.Between the ability to spend stretches of time outside again, and a renewed sense of purpose as the days start... click to read more

The unsung hero behind mortgage lending in America
(BPT) - If you've ever purchased a home, you've probably at least considered a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage. It's the most popular type of mortgage loan in the U.S. But this wasn't always the case. The 30-year mortgage was a product of the Great Depression - and the Federal Home Loan Bank System, wh... click to read more

Garage Door Safety Month: Staying Safe at Home
(BPT) - Did you know that your garage door is typically the biggest moving object in your home? Inspecting your garage door to identify any potential issues can go a long way toward ensuring a safe environment for your family. Garage doors are subject to normal wear and tear, and regular maintenanc... click to read more

This Spring, Consider a “Life Cleaning”
(BPT) - There's cleaning, and then there's spring cleaning. One is basic maintenance - vacuuming, dusting, general tidying - while the other is an intensive overhaul. As seasons shift and temperatures thaw, spring cleaning is a chance to start fresh.A spring-cleaned house has the power to reenergiz... click to read more

A Test To His Testimony: Thomas’ Multiple Myeloma Story
(BPT) - Sponsored by GSK - Thomas, an African American man, shares his multiple myeloma story: from diagnosis at a young age to continued treatment to his role in clinical trials and as an advocate. This is his personal story, and others may be different. Thomas is a paid spokesperson for GSK.Thoma... click to read more

Trouble sleeping? Try these tips to upgrade your sleep routine
(BPT) - The transition to spring means the beginning of daylight saving time, warmer and longer days, and the emergence of spring allergies while we begin the annual ritual of spring cleaning. This variable weather and increasing daylight can be disruptive to your daily routine and nighttime slumbe... click to read more

3 smart tips to help you budget for activities in 2023
(BPT) - Many people resolve to be better about their finances at the beginning of the year, but following through can be challenging, especially when you want to celebrate the people you love and have fun throughout the year.You don't have to tackle your finances on your own. Check out these three ... click to read more

15 Quick Tips to Hook a Kid on Fishing
(BPT) - As the weather warms, the desire to go fishing is undeniable. And if you love fishing, there's only one thing more enjoyable than catching a big fish - watching a kid catch a fish.This fishing season, the folks at Rapala fishing lures encourage adults to take a kid fishing. Why? Because kid... click to read more

How the COVID-19 pandemic may have changed the way people living with ulcerative colitis approach healthcare
(BPT) - Living with a chronic and incurable disease like ulcerative colitis (UC) can be difficult. According to the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), this inflammatory bowel disease can cause chronic diarrhea with blood and mucus, abdominal pain and cramping, and weight loss. While managi... click to read more

5 tips for driving safely at night
(BPT) - Are you having trouble driving at night? According to the National Safety Council, your depth perception and peripheral vision can be compromised when driving in the dark. Even with high beams, visibility is limited to 500 feet ahead of you, giving you less time to react if you see somethin... click to read more

Finding joy in the darkness: A teenage cancer patient’s story of hope, family and an amazing trip
(BPT) - Emma Frommeyer is a typical teenager in so many ways. She loves music, makeup and hanging out with friends. She's also an incredibly smart honor roll student, however, there is one thing that sets her apart from most teenagers … Emma has a brain tumor and is fighting for her life... click to read more

4 ways to explore and enjoy the cultural diversity of Atlantic Canada
(BPT) - Whether you're fascinated by culture and history or just enjoy adventures, there's plenty to explore in the four provinces of Atlantic Canada: New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. The area also boasts stunning natural beauty, from wooded mountains ... click to read more

5 ways to protect yourself from romance scams
(BPT) - Online dating and social media have made it easier than ever before to find your special someone. However, scammers are always ready to take advantage of well-meaning singles looking for love. Using the anonymity of the web, these con artists create compelling stories and fake identities to... click to read more

Ask an expert: 7 most common questions about automatic home generators
(BPT) - Do you know how much a power outage costs? When the power goes out, it affects more than just your ability to watch TV or read with the lights on. Food and medicine in your refrigerator and freezer can go bad. Your basement may flood if the sump pump goes out, and you may need to relocate t... click to read more

Naloxone empowers everyone to be an immediate responder and save lives in fight against nation’s opioid epidemic
(BPT) - Physician anesthesiologist Dr. Bonnie Milas provides life-saving treatment every day, so when she found her 21-year-old son unresponsive on the kitchen floor, his lips blue, she knew what to do. He was suffering an opioid overdose only hours after being discharged from an inpatient treatmen... click to read more

Expanding access to behavioral health services through telehealth
(BPT) - As we've learned, the COVID-19 pandemic impacted many people's mental health, which intensified the need for more behavioral health services across the country. Mental health is defined as an overall state of well-being that includes biology, emotional health and habits while behavioral hea... click to read more

3 ways to get the most from your Medicare Advantage plan
(BPT) - How well do you know your health coverage? Now is the perfect time to review your Medicare Advantage (MA) plan and make sure you're getting the most from your benefits.It can be challenging to figure out how to use health plan benefits. And you might not be aware of all the benefits that co... click to read more

Last Chance to Switch Your Medicare Advantage Plan
(BPT) - Have you ever bought something, tried it out and realized it just wasn't 'the one'? Well, how about choosing a Medicare plan and then after using it for about a month, you realize you chose the wrong plan. Enter the Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period.Currently running through March 3... click to read more

Uncovering Rare Cancer Symptoms That May Be Hiding in Plain Sight
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5 ways to prioritize your health and thrive at 50+
-(BPT) - Life after 50 is a huge milestone worth celebrating. It's also a great time to shift your mindset and reflect on how your body is changing and what you'll do to stay ahead of potential health challenges.As you enter this next stage in your life, focus on how you can thrive now and in the y... click to read more

5 tips for parents to encourage a lasting love of reading
(BPT) - Reading opens the door to a lifelong love of learning, imagination and adventure. When parents instill a love of reading in their children from an early age, it increases their oral language skills and vocabulary knowledge, which helps to build a solid foundation for later reading ability.A... click to read more

Easy, tasty ways to make the most of Fish Fridays
(BPT) - If you're going meatless on Fridays or you just want fun, convenient ways to add flavorful seafood to your meal plans, you're in luck. You can create effortless, affordable dinners and snacks featuring these delicious SeaPak selections: Popcorn Shrimp, Butterfly Shrimp and Shrimp Scampi. Fr... click to read more

3 citrus tips for a sweet spring
(BPT) - Spring isn't just the start to a new season. It signals sunshine, longer days and the chance to renew your plates with fresh flavors - like the juicy goodness of seasonal citrus.Whether you're enjoying a spring holiday or simply embracing the opportunities that the new air brings, food rema... click to read more

Diversify your retirement portfolio: 5 facts about commercial real estate investments
(BPT) - Building savings for retirement isn't easy, and it's only become more difficult with rising inflation and public market volatility. According to a report by Vanguard,1 retirement account balances decreased by 20% in 2022 alone due to economic challenges. This news may sound grim, but invest... click to read more

How to support people with Graft-Versus-Host Disease
(BPT) - Nineteen-year-old Meredith Cowden was nearly through her first year of art school when she started feeling sick. She visited her school's clinic and received a diagnosis of mono, along with antibiotics, and looked forward to feeling better soon. Instead, her symptoms worsened, leading her t... click to read more

Add getting vaccinated against pneumococcal pneumonia to your heart-healthy checklist
(BPT) - Did you know that if you have a chronic heart condition, you may be at increased risk for pneumococcal pneumonia? It's a potentially serious bacterial lung disease that can put you in the hospital or even be life-threatening.The heart and lungs are teammates - working closely together to en... click to read more

William Shatner wants you to take care of your hearing
(BPT) - It's the sweet sounds of your favorite music and your loved one's voice. It's the morning alarm nudging you awake or the car alerting you that it's low on gas. It's the oven buzzing that your food is done or the fire alarm blaring that dinner is overdone.From cherished melodies to important... click to read more

Watch your back: lifting techniques and tips to help home caregivers prevent bone and joint injuries
(BPT) - If you're a caregiver for a spouse or other family member at home, you already know how emotionally and physically challenging it can be. When you need to lift, turn or transfer a loved one to or from a wheelchair or bed, it can put added strain on your bones and joints.Fortunately, certain... click to read more

5 Ways to Set Yourself Up for a Healthy Year
(BPT) - Do you want to adopt healthier habits this year? Improving your holistic wellness goes beyond improving your exercise and diet. There are many ways to invest in your health in 2023. Not sure where to start? Check out these five ways to set yourself up for a healthier you this year.1. Take a... click to read more

How to find the right match for you … in a therapist
(BPT) - According to a recent Forbes Health poll, improving mental health was cited as one of the top New Year's resolutions for 2023. For those seeking a mental healthcare provider, finding the right one can feel much like dating - overwhelming to find someone who shares the same values, meets you... click to read more

Potatoscopes: What your astrological sign says about your taste in spuds
(BPT) - Potatoes are America's favorite vegetable, and it's easy to see why. They're delicious, nutritious and affordable. But with so many options, deciding how to eat them can be tough. So why don't you let your astrological sign guide you to the spuds you'll love the most?Spring signsFire sign A... click to read more

3 Tips for Aging in Place at Your Winter Destination
(BPT) - It happens every year: as temperatures dip across the country in January, the snowbirds begin migrating to their winter homes. Whether you're a regular migrator or taking an extended trip to a warmer climate for the first time, the transition from a primary residence to a temporary winter h... click to read more

Top 5 reasons to file your tax return early
(BPT) - Tax season can be a stressful time of year. However, if you qualify for a tax refund, it can be used to pay off bills and debt or add to your savings for a rainy day.'For the past 40 years, Jackson Hewitt has advocated for hardworking Americans, and we know the current economy has impacted ... click to read more

A novel option to treat the symptoms of heart failure
(BPT) - Heart failure, also known as congestive heart failure, affects more than 6 million adults in the United States according to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. It is a condition that develops when the heart isn't pumping enough blood to meet the body's needs - which can happen wh... click to read more


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