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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at CareGivers America!

Top 10 Tips for Black Friday Shopping

From Consumer Reports, Written by James K. Willcox Are you one of those people already counting the hours until Thanksgiving—but not because of either turkey or football? Then you must be gearing up for Black Friday, which once again starts in some stores—yes, Kmart, we’re talking about you—as early as 6 a.m. Regardless of when… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Thanksgiving Green Bean Casserole

   Recipe and photo from Eating Well Thanksgiving is only days away! There’s nothing better to serve to your guests than this classic side dish! This healthy revision of green bean casserole skips the canned soup and all the fat and sodium that come with it. Our white sauce with sliced fresh mushrooms, sweet onions and low-fat milk makes… Read more »

Alzheimer’s costs could hit $1.5 trillion a year by 2050, study says

From Alzheimer’s Association E-Newsletter Treating Alzheimer’s disease is already expensive business – now costing the U.S. $307 billion each year. But as the baby boomer population ages, the annual cost of treatment is expected to nearly quintuple to $1.5 trillion, according to a study from the University of Southern California. Published in the Forum for… Read more »

LIHEAP Began November 3rd

The Low Income Heating Energy Assistance Program also known as LIHEAP, helps low-income families pay their heating bills. LIHEAP is a grant that offers assistance in the form of a cash grant, sent directly to the utility company, or a crisis grant for households in immediate danger of being without heat. The program will begin accepting applications… Read more »

10 Ways to Avoid Identity Theft

From AARP Secure Your Mail Get a locking mailbox or use a PO box. Almost 60 percent of Americans do not lock their mailbox. Limit What Is Mailed to You Get online accounts for all bank and credit cards. Nineteen percent of Americans over 50 have not set up online access to their financial accounts…. Read more »

Don’t Let Stress Make You Sick!

Written by Elizabeth Agnvall, from AARP Bulletin, November 2014 Scientists have long known that stress complicates a host of health problems. Now they are discovering that chronic stress — a mainstay of modern life — doesn’t merely exacerbate disease, it actually can cause it. “We are just beginning to understand the ways that stress influences a wide range… Read more »

Scams Targeting Our Veterans

From AARP, written by Sid Kirchheimer In some scams, veterans are specifically targeted. In others, fraudsters impersonate active-duty or former soldiers or claim to be working on their behalf to con patriotic civilians. A rundown of common schemes: Charity scams: Bogus charities that claim to benefit veterans are also among the most successful schemes, especially in duping older donors…. Read more »

What To Do With Expired Medications

From the Huffington Post The question: Is it ever safe to use expired medications? The answer: We’ve all come across that bottle in the farthest corner of the medicine cabinet. You haven’t needed it for a while, but then you do, for whatever reason, and you realize it’s expired. But does medicine actually go bad? And what’s… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Turkey Fingers With Maple-Mustard Sauce

Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Total Time: 40 mins Ingredients 1 cup(s) buttermilk 2 teaspoon mustard, whole-grain 1 pounds turkey, tenderloins, center tendons removed, cut into finger-sized strips 1/2 cup(s) cornmeal, yellow 1/2 cup(s) flour, all-purpose 1 teaspoon cumin, ground 1 teaspoon thyme, dried 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoon oil, canola 1/4 cup(s) maple syrup,… Read more »