3 Breathing Exercises to Fight Stress and Raise Oxygen Levels

Breathing is something we do without thinking, so it’s easy to take it for granted. But as people age, they’re more likely to develop respiratory complications and experience breathing difficulties. Along with this inability to breathe freely and sustain healthy oxygen levels comes a host of other ailments, including elevated anxiety and emotional stress, reduced […]

Top 10 words of wisdom from fellow caregivers

No one knows what it’s like to care for someone with dementia better than someone who has been there, done that. Fellow caregivers often know exactly what you’re going through and how you feel. It’s encouraging to hear from someone who has blazed this trail already and can share their lessons learned with you. On […]

An In-Depth Look at Using Cameras to Monitor Professional Caregivers

In this age of ever-evolving technological capabilities, people are more connected than ever before. New breakthroughs and novel takes on existing technologies have allowed us to side-step many of the implications of distance and time and feel more secure. Many of these advancements have proven useful in surprising settings, such as elder care. But as […]

Preparing for the Final Years

Listen as Dr. Julie Masters and host Lakelyn Hogan as they talk about how to prepare for the final years of life. Final years planning is about so much more than putting the appropriate legal documents in place. It’s also about how to live those final years more fully and having the right conversations at […]

10 Signs of Kidney Disease

Many people who have chronic kidney disease don’t know it, because the early signs can be very subtle. It can take many years to go from chronic kidney disease (CKD) to kidney failure. What Causes Kidney Disease? Diabetes and high blood pressure are the leading causes of kidney disease. These conditions cause about 70 percent of kidney failure […]

Sepsis: The Common Cause of Death You’ve Never Heard Of

Charles Summerour was traveling for business when he acquired an everyday infection that almost killed him.  After initially ignoring the symptoms of what turned out to be a urinary tract infection (UTI), the 54-year-old journalist began to feel markedly worse as the day wore on. He sought medical attention from a doctor, who promptly sent him to […]