Posts made in November, 2015

November is National Family Caregiving Month.

Posted by on Nov 20, 2015 in Aging Adults | 0 comments

Caregiving and the positive benefits (physical and emotional) to the caregiver. Most know about and feel the stress and toll this role can evoke, but this is article is helpful to keep one’s frame of reference/perspective, particularly as we head into the Thanksgiving holiday. November is National Family Caregiving Month. Learn more at psychologybenefits.org

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Moderate coffee drinking associated with lower risk of death

Posted by on Nov 17, 2015 in Healthy Habits, Nutrition | 0 comments

Moderate coffee drinking associated with lower risk of death

CBS News reports — In the study, published Monday in the American Heart Association journal Circulation, researchers looked at the coffee drinking habits of a large sample of U.S. adults and found that those who drank moderate amounts of coffee — less than 5 cups per day — had a lower risk of deaths from cardiovascular disease, neurological diseases, type 2 diabetes and suicide. “Previous studies show that chemical compounds in coffee beans reduce insulin resistance and systematic inflammation,” the study’s first author, Dr. Ming Ding, a doctoral student at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, told CBS News. “This may account for the inverse association between coffee and...

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2016 health insurance open enrollment is here

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 in ACA (Affordable Care Act), ObamaCare | 0 comments

Attention patients! 2016 health insurance open enrollment is here Nov 1, 2015 – Jan 15, 2016. You can review, renew, or change your health plan for 2016. Checkout Healthcare.gov for additional information. ‪ Things to know before you pick a health insurance plan during open enrollment.

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