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Being a friend can help prevent loneliness

Recently, one of my good friends observed her neighbor sitting quietly on a chair in her front yard. As a woman who is normally milling around her yard tending to he[...]

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Research can help ease your mind on nursing home questions

Ever since I was a teenager, my mom has been giving me instructions on how to take care of her as she grows older.“Put me in a nursing home,” is one of her dictums. As a teenager, I balked a[...]

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Make time to share your memories

We all love summer. Hot days, cool nights, summer vacation from school, picnics, road trips, reunions – it’s a season that screams for family time.With summertime being popular for family re[...]

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Is your carpet making you sick?

Carpets have been around for thousands of years. The oldest known carpet, believed to be over 2000 years old, was found in the 1940s in a Scythian tomb in southern Siberia.While the carpet i[...]

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Heart health: debunking the myths

Heart disease is the number one killer in America. But 75 percent of Americans are not worried about dying from it.Most of us are not familiar with the best daily habits we should be doing t[...]

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