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More Workplaces Offer Flexibility for Caregiving, Study Shows

Source AARP Blog Finally, employers seem to be getting the message that many of their workers have caregiving demands. Increasingly, both nonprofit and for-profit companies are offering workplace flexibility, paid and unpaid leave, and resource and referral services, according to the 2014 National Study of Employers released today by the Families and Work Institute (FWI), along with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The study polled 1,051… Read more »

Surprising Uses for Lemons!

Source from Everyday Health We all know lemons are delicious, adding a citrusy kick to everything from salad dressings to cocktails. And the laundry list of health benefits is seriously impressive – not only does the fruit contain antibacterial properties that cleanse the kidneys and liver and strengthen your immune system, but it offers a… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Fresh Corn and Red Pepper Bisque

Source from Everyday Health Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Total Time: 40 mins Ingredients 2 teaspoon oil, olive, extra-virgin 1 cup(s) onion(s), sweet, chopped 3 cup(s) corn, whole kernel, about 6 ears 1 clove(s) garlic, minced 4 cup(s) broth, chicken, less sodium, or vegetable broth 1/4 teaspoon salt pepper, black ground, to taste 1/4 cup(s)… Read more »

Home Health Patients Are 3x Less Likely to be Admitted to Hospital with Meditation

Source from Medical News Today Low-risk Medicare patients entering home health care who received medication therapy management by phone were three times less likely to be hospitalized within the next two months, while those at greater risk saw no benefit, according to a study led by Purdue University. The study helped determine which patients benefit most from… Read more »

How To Shut Off Your Brain When You Just Can’t Sleep

Source from The Huffington Post, By Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D. As our societal demands get even greater with each passing year, we find that we are “on” 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This results in greater rates of insomnia, with more and more people reporting that they just can’t turn off… Read more »

Keep Stress from Causing an Upset Stomach

Source from Everyday Health, By Diana Rodriguez, Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH Stress can cause stomachaches, diarrhea, and other digestive problems, but stress management can keep them under control. If you get butterflies in your stomach when you have to give a speech, drive through white-knuckle traffic, or argue with your spouse, you’re not alone:… Read more »

CareGivers America on Youtube!

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Enjoy the comforts of home as long as possible!

For many people, growing older means: A loss of health and mobility and increasing isolation because of those losses The inability to keep up with the chores around the house and the loss of spirit and pride that comes from not being able to keep up The necessity to rely on family for support and… Read more »

Eat Red for Heart Health

Source from AARP, Holly St. Lifer, AARP The Magazine “It’s time to amend that “apple a day” aphorism: Tomatoes and cranberries keep the doctor away, too. New research shows that incorporating these three red, round fruits into your daily diet can reduce your risk of heart disease by as much as 40 percent. Indeed, diet can… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Chilled Tomato Soup With Cilantro-Yogurt Swirl

Source from Everyday Health This twist on traditional gazpacho works beautifully as a first course or as dinner with crispy cheese quesadillas on the side. 2 teaspoon cumin, ground 2 pounds tomato(es), ripe, coarsely chopped (about 5 cups) 1/2 cup(s) onion(s), red, chopped 2 tablespoon cilantro, fresh, chopped 2 teaspoon pepper(s), chipotle chiles, in adobo… Read more »