When you’re over the age of 50, lying in the sun can be a relaxing experience. The warmth can calm you, easing aches and pains. However, the sun isn’t always your friend and can pose some health risks. You probably remember being young and getting a tan to look healthier. There was a time when […]
We all experience stress in our lives, especially as adults. And when we become stressed, we naturally seek ways to relieve the anxiety and pressure it brings. As it turns out, nearly half of Americans turn to stress eating to lessen its impact. So, understanding how to avoid this bad habit and maintain healthy eating […]
In physical fitness, pain can be a signal that something’s wrong with your body and may have nothing to do with your actions. For example, if you were to stop exercising immediately after feeling any pain (even mild discomfort), your body would try to heal itself by shutting down certain functions until it could repair […]
In the U.S., a person’s identity is stolen every two seconds. A thief might use your personal information to open new credit accounts, enter a cell phone service contract, or even obtain government benefits. Below are signs that your identity has been stolen and what to do about it. Unauthorized purchases on your credit or […]
Supply and demand drive our economy. But when these two variables become misaligned, something must give. Inflation will likely follow if the supply of money increases too fast or a particular good or service becomes scarce. And when inflation creates significant increases in prices, owners of life insurance policies should notice. What is Inflation? We […]
We know exercise is inherently good for us. But you don’t have to be a professional bodybuilder or Olympic athlete to reap the benefits of exercise. According to the U.S. Department of Health, we should target 150 minutes of moderate-intensity weekly workouts. Fortunately, this includes walking! 7 Health Benefits of Walking Cardiovascular activities like walking […]
Humans are living longer. Life expectancy reached nearly 79 years old in 2014. This represents a 13% increase from 1959, when US citizens were expected to live 69.9 years. The health supplement industry is capitalizing on this trend by offering pills and products promising increased brain health. But do brain food supplements really work? More […]
Increasing gas prices affect everyone. The impact is especially significant for families whose livelihoods are dependent on driving to and from work. Although we may not see gas prices drop anytime soon, here are a few ways to help spend less on gas. Coupons – They may be hard to find, but coupons do exist. […]
Almost 70% of Americans aged 65 or older will require long-term care. This type of care includes non-medical services such as bathing, dressing, eating, and mobility. However, the cost of long-term care (LTC) insurance has been rising by double digits year after year, putting the coverage out of reach for many individuals. We offer six […]
Summer is the perfect time to look inward and establish new, healthy, stress-reducing habits
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