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Five ways to prevent complications from type 2 diabetes

If your relative has already received a diagnosis of diabetes, there are certain steps you can take together to ensure that he or she lives a healthy, active life. ...

June 26, 2012

Alan Wu

Five ways to make estate-planning easier on loved ones

Even if the senior in your life enjoys robust health and energy, a formal last will and testament can make the care of his or her estate much easier for you and your loved ones down the road...

June 26, 2012

Jasmine Phu

Do you know the warning signs of sleep apnea?

What you may have chalked up to old age and infirmity may actually be the most visible sign of sleep apnea at play....

June 20, 2012

david_meistrell

Five ways pets can help seniors

If your loved one suffers from loneliness, urge him or her to consider adopting a friendly four-legged companion....

June 19, 2012

Bryan Aldrige

Are you gearing up for a big move this summer?

Spring is typically the season when homeowners put their houses on the market and buyers scoop up the homes of their dreams....

June 8, 2012

Jasmine Phu

Five quick exercises you can do in 15 minutes

New research has shown that 15 minutes of exercise each day is all it takes to prolong the life of someone who's relatively inactive....

June 6, 2012

Alan Wu

Five things caregivers should do before going on vacation

Taking care of an aging loved one day in and day out can become very stressful....

May 31, 2012

Alan Wu

Do you need a few crossword puzzle pointers?

Aside from investing in a medical alert system from Bay Alarm, which puts your elderly relative in contact with help at the push of a button, you should be looking for ways to improve your l...

May 30, 2012

david_meistrell

Five helpful video games for seniors

Aside from setting your loved one up with a medical alert from Bay Alarm, you should increase his or her safety by purchasing a couple of video and computer games....

May 30, 2012

Alan Wu

Four tips for keeping seniors safe on the beach

With the arrival of summer, your family is likely planning a vacation or two - even if it's only a weekend getaway to a local beach....

May 29, 2012

Alan Wu