Guest Post: The Importance of Keeping Active as you Age

Just as it is important to keep learning throughout our lifetime, it is important to stay in shape and stay mobile. Just as you spend your evenings reading or doing a crossword, one should remember the importance of walking or riding a bike. To focus on the latter, exercise can simple and easily maintained throughout…

Nine Things Chronically Ill People Want Loved Ones to Know

There are many things a chronically ill person wants their loved ones to know but are hesitant to share. Chronic illnesses are debilitating and strike people of all ages and sexes. Loved ones are confused on how to offer help and support while chronically ill patients struggle with sharing feelings. There are many things a chronically…

5 Ways to Manage Arthritis During the Summer Months

Arthritis can be be painful any time of the year — especially during the summer. Many believe that arthritis symptoms tend to be more aggressive in the winter months but this isn’t necessarily true. Arthritis can be painful any time of the year. Summer weather can increase swelling and inflammation and the high temperatures can…