As Coronavirus cases continue to spread throughout the United States, people are faced with family members and members of their households becoming ill. Some cases require hospitalization, but others can be treated from home depending on their condition. Those who are infected but don’t require hospitalization are instructed to self-isolate at home, leaving their families and roommates vulnerable.
So, what can one do to keep loved ones safe while recovering at home from COVID-19? And what can caregivers do to stay healthy?
Keeping your loved ones healthy during their healthcare stay is a priority. If you’re visiting a friend or family member, it’s important to be a good visitor and employ the basic principles of infection prevention. This is especially true during flu season.
Driving, specifically, in the winter can mean dangerously cold temperatures and hazardous road conditions which are a factor in nearly half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter, according to research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
We’re over halfway through January and two weeks into the New Year. Did you make a resolution to exercise more? Have you stuck with it? Read more for basic recommendations and tips to keep your exercise progress on the right track, even with a busy lifestyle!
Worried about catching a cold or the flu this season? Don’t throw your hands up… Put them together and SCRUB! The #1 way to stay healthy is to wash your hands properly and often.
We have all occasionally experienced the frustration of misplacing our car keys or forgetting someone's name, but when someone forgets the names of family members or what the car keys are for, it may be a sign of an underlying problem… Alzheimer’s disease. With around 5.8 million Americans affected by the disease, it’s important to know the signs and symptoms so you can protect loved ones that are at risk.
Holidays are a time of tradition, but customs like family get-togethers, gift-giving and special meals can be the source of joy, goodwill—and stress.
Despite what holiday movies and myths promise, the season brings with it a variety of experiences and feelings—some wonderful and some not-so-wonderful. While stress is a common problem during the holidays, you can take steps to make sure that it doesn't ruin the season for you.
Having good friendships and meaningful connections within our communities doesn’t just make us happy, it offers some surprising wellness benefits, as well! Keeping your social ties strong can lessen the feelings of stress, loneliness, and depression and can help us live longer, happier, healthier lives!
It only takes a few simple precautions to keep you and your family safe during a boil water advisory.
Are some of your favorite recipes simply not very good for you? These easy tweaks can help you turn them into healthier versions of themselves—without sacrificing the flavors you love.