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5 Signs Your Aging Too Fast

Article from the Huffington Post Sure we’ve known all along getting older means heading down a path of graying hair, a couple of wrinkles here and there, and maybe losing the youthful physique we once had. We can come to terms with that. But it’s not OK to be feeling the effects of aging before… Read more »

CareGivers America Hospice Services

CareGivers America offers home-based and facility Hospice Services to qualifying patients of all ages.   Hospice is a healthcare option for patients and families who are faced with a terminal illness, such as cardiac disease, renal disease, cancer, pulmonary disease, ALS and more. A multi-disciplinary team of physicians, nurses, social workers, bereavement counselors and volunteers… Read more »

Direct Care Worker Spotlight

Congratulations to Bessie W. from our Sayre Office! Bessie was nominated by her managers for exceptional care over 10 years of service at CareGivers America. Bessie has been with CareGivers America since May of 2004. She works in a very rural area, which has often been a source of under-staffing. Bessie often picks up shifts with… Read more »

Recipe of the week: Chard and Feta Tart

Recipe from Everyday Health Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 1 h 5 mins Rest Time: 20 mins Total Time: 1 h 35 mins Ingredients 3/4 cup(s) flour, whole-wheat pastry 3/4 cup(s) flour, all-purpose 1 1/2 tablespoon thyme, fresh, chopped 3/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 teaspoon pepper, black 1/3 cup(s) oil, olive, extra-virgin 5 tablespoon water, cold 2 teaspoon oil,… Read more »

Property Tax/Rent Rebate Application Deadline Extended to End of Year

News from the Pennsylvania Department of Aging The deadline for older adults and residents with disabilities to apply for Pennsylvania’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program has been extended from June 30 to Dec. 31. Applicants may obtain Property Tax/Rent Rebate claim forms (PA-1000) and related information online at www.revenue.state.pa.us or by calling, toll-free, 1-888-222-9190.

DOJ, HHS Call for Action to Address Senior Abuse

Article from the Pennsylvania Home Care Association With research suggesting that one in 10 Americans over the age of 60 has experienced elder abuse or neglect, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently announced a framework for tackling the highest priority challenges to elder abuse prevention and… Read more »

Foods That Fight Prediabetes and Diabetes

Source from the SouthBeachDiet.com There are many ways to help prevent the onset of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes — and making healthy lifestyle changes, including losing weight and getting regular exercise, is a great place to start. In fact, weight loss and other healthy habits have been found to be more effective than medications for… Read more »

Tips for Managing Stress

From Everyday Health Written By Diana Rodriguez, Medically reviewed by Rosalyn Carson-DeWitt, MD  When you’re stressed, your head may start to hurt, or you may feel nauseous, dizzy, jittery, or just plain overwhelmed. Stress can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life, so stress reduction is necessary for maintaining both your physical and emotional health. Since… Read more »

Recipe of the week: Zucchini With Parmesan

Prep Time: 5 mins Cook Time: 30 mins Total Time: 35 mins Ingredients 2 teaspoon oil, olive, extra-virgin 2 pounds zucchini, (about 4 medium) sliced 1/4 inch thick 1/8 teaspoon salt pepper, black ground, to taste 1/2 cup(s) cheese, shredded Parmesan, 1 ounce Preparation 1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. 2. Add zucchini… Read more »

Can Cinnamon Treat Diabetes?

From Everyday Health, By Diana Rodriguez, Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH There are medications available to help manage type 2 diabetes and lower blood sugar levels. A diabetes-friendly diet and regular exercise can also help to keep type 2 diabetes under control. But some researchers suspect that there could be a more natural source of blood sugar… Read more »