Eating right extends life, but knowing what's "right" is key. Learn more from these 10 common senior nutrition myths that are often accepted as truth, but have been disproved.
Learn about the seven biggest fears that our parents have about senior living and read more about why seniors have nothing to be worried about.
Moving a parent to assisted living can be a difficult decision for everyone involved. You can use this guide to help make an informed decision.
One of the ways we've made our home fit our family is by adding a desk in the dining room. I know it's not everyone's cup of tea but it really helps organize papers and mail, both as they come in our home and as they go.
Living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes isn’t always easy. Strict diet, monitoring blood sugar levels, managing treatments — they’re all part of managing your health. Fortunately, there are plenty of tools to help you thrive. Here are the top diabetes apps to try out for information, trackers, tips, tools, and overall support.
Eno River State Park hiking trail reviews and photos. Plan your hike at Eno River State Park or other Durham, North Carolina hiking trails.
Durham's thriving health-care and research industries, growing culinary scene, and must-see attractions bring in new residents and keep area grads.
Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill offer a slew of activities like nature hikes, modern museums, and some of the prettiest college campuses in America.
A scrappy scene of artisans devoted to coffee beans, brews, and the craft of humble foods.
Watching your carb intake can be challenging at first, but a little bit of knowledge and preparation will help you get used to making better choices in no time. Here are 13 diabetes-friendly snack ideas to incorporate into your meal plan.
No more FOMO for you or your favorite person with diabetes — you can eat carbs. Just be smart about it.
If there are rules that you as a renter must follow, make it these 10 commandments. Because, while paying your rent on time is important, so too is making sure
If it’s time for your family to consider a new home for Mom or Dad, here are some moving and assisted living tips you’ll find helpful.
Moving a senior loved one can be emotional and logistically overwhelming. Read these six simple tips to help make the transition easier.
By Jeannette Franks, PhD Moving seniors is never as simple as we’d like. You may think your job is done once the move date for your loved one is set. But your involvement will only continue, as she or he transitions to a new home and adjusts to the new surroundings. Whether nearby or at...
Downsizing can be difficult for seniors facing the move to assisted living. Learn how families can help ease the transition.
How can memory care facilities improve care and make residents feel at home? Learn how human-centered design helps residents with Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Is your “stuff” bringing you down? Is it getting in the way of health, happiness or productivity at home? Hey, the new year is a fresh start. Here are ten posts to arm you with the right mindset and the right strategies for paring down your stuff for a lighter, freer future.