4 simple things missing from your fitness routine

September 17, 2015

Do it. Get out there and exercise. It’s good advice. The advantages of leading a healthy and active lifestyle have been well-researched. But after investing in the cute exercise clothes, and selecting the ideal activity, what happens when the preparation for a daily fitness routine proved more interesting than the routine itself? Something is missing


Is your carpet making you sick?

September 12, 2015

Carpets have been around for thousands of years. The oldest known carpet, believed to be over 2000 years old, was found in the 1940s in a Scythian tomb in southern Siberia.


COPD doesn’t have to stop you from enjoying life

August 12, 2015

  What do Loni Anderson, Christy Turlington, King Edward VII, Johnny Carson and more than 12 million Americans have in common? They have been diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. Another 12 million have it but don’t know it. COPD is now the third leading cause of death in America, yet many people


Make time to share your memories

July 29, 2015

We all love summer. Hot days, cool nights, summer vacation from school, picnics, road trips, reunions – it’s a season that screams for family time. With summertime being popular for family reunions, it can also be the perfect time for you to share your life story. My family is very large, and we spend a


4 Questions to Ask When Choosing Nursing Home Care

July 14, 2015

    My mother is a practical woman. Ever since I was a teenager, she has been giving me instructions on how to take care of her as she grows older. “Put me in a nursing home,” is one of her dictums. As a teenager, I balked at the idea. But as I have learned