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Signs that In-Home Support is Needed

Signs that In-Home Support is Needed

There may come a time when a family member will start needing assistance and support around the house. Often, a loved one will be in denial about needing any support, and it falls on his or her family and friends to look for warning signs that something is amiss. However, some people might not know
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Preparing for Chemo: Some Items to Remember

Preparing for Chemo: Some Items to Remember

Chemotherapy is never an easy procedure to go through. It may only last a few hours in and of itself, but the side effects can last for days or weeks. These side effects can cause a lot of stress in life. Staying as comfortable as possible and having made plans are key to making chemotherapy
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Is Gum Disease a Cancer Risk Factor?

Is Gum Disease a Cancer Risk Factor?

Seems like an odd correlation, but a recent study published in Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention suggests so. The study found that, in postmenopausal women, those who had gum disease had a 14% higher chance of developing any type of cancer. The greatest cancer risk with gum disease was esophageal cancer, where there was a
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Foods Packed with Protein to Pump Up Your Diet

Foods Packed with Protein to Pump Up Your Diet

Protein brings many health benefits. It keeps us feeling fuller so we don’t consume as many calories. It also helps us burn more fat. It can help strengthen bones against osteoporosis. Studies have shown that protein consumption can lead to better cognitive function. It’s a wonder nutrient. When most people think of protein they associate
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Lifestyle Risks That Can Increase Dementia Risk

Lifestyle Risks That Can Increase Dementia Risk

Dementia is a degrative neurological disorder affecting and estimated 47 million people globally. By 2050, that number may rise to 131 million. It’s on course to become the biggest killer of the 21st century. Right now, there is no way to reverse or cure the onset of dementia. However, there is a promising study just
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