December 20, 2014

Elyria
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Mood Boosting Foods to Fight Holiday Stress

www.LIVESTRONG.com Sure, it’s the most wonderful time of the year, but the holidays can be stressful. Poor diet, lack of exercise and emotional tensions can make even the happiest holiday busy bees susceptible to winter-time mood swings. An abundance of decadent desserts and cocktails compound the problem by adding calories and depleting energy. LIVESTRONG.COM has Read More…

A Joyous Christmas Greeting…

A Joyous Christmas Greeting from the folks at Valu-Rooter and the Halstead Family…and a safe and happy new year too! Valu-Rooter of Elyria, Ohio offers a wide range of plumbing repair and replacement services for sump pumps, toilets, faucets, sinks, tubs, water heaters, backwater valves and garbage disposals. We also offer sewer and drain cleaning. Read More…

Holiday Safety Tips from Intrepid USA

While the winter holidays bring the opportunity to spend time with family and friends, they also raise concerns for the safety and health of our senior loved ones. IntrepidUSA Home Health Services would like to share a few holiday safety tips. Wet, slippery conditions can lead to falls and injuries. Remember to wear shoes with Read More…

The ‘ICE’ that Could Save Your Life this Winter in Lorain, OH

(ARA) – It’s a scary scenario that plays out in hospitals across the country thousands of times every year: A senior living alone suffers an incapacitating health crisis. Paramedics rush her to the hospital where medical professionals do their best to sustain her until they can locate a family member or other responsible party authorized Read More…

Protect Your Assets

Asset-Care® is designed to help you protect your assets by using the safety of whole life insurance. With your one-time premium, you receive a guaranteed amount of life insurance coverage, all of which can be used for qualifying long-term care benefits. The cash value is credited with a minimum guaranteed interest rate, and grows each Read More…

Five Stars Adult Care Home… What is an Adult Care Home?

Adult Care Homes are located in residential neighborhoods, and are preferred living arrangements for most elderly who can no longer live independently. The cost is about half the price of a nursing home and the care is much more individualized. About us- Five Stars Adult Care Home provides a safe, secure, interesting, and very loving environment for Read More…

How to Ease the Struggles of Care Giving

By Alice Iseminger Caring for an elderly loved one can be very rewarding. But being a caregiver can also become a struggle to cope with emotional family relationships and often, financial hardships because of missed work due to care taking. According to a survey by the Family Caregiver Alliance and AARP, “nearly 25% of working Read More…

Alzheimer’s and Hearing Loss: Early Detection Can Alleviate Symptoms

By Richard J. Hetsko, Au.D. Board Certified in Audiology According to a study attributed to the Alzheimer’s Association (AA), in conjunction with the Better Hearing Institute (BHI), strong evidence suggests that hearing impairment contributes to the progression of mental impairment in older adults. When hearing loss or impairment goes undetected, it can interrupt the brain’s Read More…

Healthy Life Choices for Living to 100

By Amy Sherman www.basilandspice.com Although most people think longevity is solely related to genes, it really depends on genes, attitude and lifestyle. Centenarians attribute their long lives to eating well, being optimistic and keeping busy. The Census Bureau estimates that by 2050, there will be 1.1 million people 100 years or older. Do you want Read More…

Small Changes That Take Off Big Pounds

Prevention If your goal this New Year is to lose weight and exercise more, forget the deprivation diet and marathon workouts. New research shows that taking baby steps — not giant leaps — is the best way to get lasting results. A study published in the Annals of Behavioral Medicine found that participants who made Read More…