It goes without saying that caregiving can be stressful (we’ve even covered self-care tips and avoiding fatigue on the blog before). Aging in general can also be stressful. But how exactly does stress affect older adults and the people that care for them? What does stress do to the body? Stress can weaken the immune … Continued
What comes to mind when you think of older adults and health? Is it a laundry list of health concerns? We tend to think of older adults as victims of their health, but is that really the truth? According to the 2017 National Health Interview Survey, only 18% of adults aged 65-74 described their overall health as fair or … Continued
We’re at the beginning of an interesting shift in technology. For years now technology has been coming down in cost, working to make day to day life easier, and becoming ever present (it’s not uncommon to glance at a group of people and see more Apple Watches and Fitbits than bare wrists). Technology companies are … Continued
With everything that’s going on, it’s easy to feel hopeless. To help with that Ahead of the Curve has compiled a list of organizations that are accepting donations of materials, financial support, or time. Item Donations Food Gatherers- (734) 761-2796 Accepting food donations Shelter Association of Washtenaw County- (734) 971-1073. Click here to view their Amazon … Continued
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