Here is another good reason to diet. New research shows a link between weight in mid-life and risk of Alzheimer's including the age one might suffer from it.
With more and more people investigating affordable Long-Term Care Insurance and making it part of retirement planning, a leading consumer and trade advocate notes that new policy benefits favor consumers who buy LTCi.
Health issues as a result of Obesity are a main factor in increased risk of Long Term Health Care. A new British study suggests drinking a pint of tap water before meals will help people lose weight.
The U.S. has entered the ‘Golden Age of Caregiving’ with more family members becoming caregivers while taking care of their own families and living their own lives. A new study shows caregivers work 1.2 billion unpaid hours.
Those afflicted with memory loss is expected to triple in 35 years. Now a leading reason people require Long Term Health Care, the 100 types of dementias and the impact memory loss has on loved ones will become an even bigger
In 2012 former U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-IL) suffered a stroke at age 52. Research shows that younger people are now having strokes and TIA's, and the impact of such health events can create many consequences for a victim's family.
A public policy group founder calls for additional tax incentives to help consumers buy LTC Insurance. Joseph Stango, founder of “Choice Centered Medicaid” is calling for additional tax benefits because of the financial risk.
The CDC reports that many American women and even some men will deal with bone density issues as they age. Osteoporosis and osteopenia can have an impact on health including a higher risk of Long Term Health Care.
CDC announced some people should get their flu vaccination before the end of December. Those 50+ and children 6 months to age 5 are some groups that have priority concern.