Preparing a Loved One for Hospice Care

As a family member or loved one is nearing the end of their life, it may be time to consider care options. Hospice care may be something you’re looking at to give comfort to your loved one through this difficult time. Phoenix Home Care discusses how to prepare a family member or loved one for … Continue reading Preparing a Loved One for Hospice Care

24 for Life program helps to prevent Type 2 Diabetes

One in three American adults has prediabetes. If you have prediabetes, you are at high risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes, a serious and costly disease. Many people with prediabetes who do not start to change their lifestyle habits by losing weight or participating in moderate physical activity, can develop Type 2 Diabetes within 5 … Continue reading 24 for Life program helps to prevent Type 2 Diabetes

New Health & Wellness Info at the Library

By Kelly Barker Fulfill your prescription for information at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, where wellness knowledge is at your fingertips. The Healing Magic of Forest Bathing: Finding Calm, Creativity, and Connection in the Natural World by Julia Plevin, New Health Books Media 615.5 PLE Forest bathing is the art of spending intentional time in … Continue reading New Health & Wellness Info at the Library

MidlandCare’s 24 for Life Helps Topekans Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

One in three American adults has prediabetes. If you have prediabetes, you are at high risk for developing Type 2 diabetes, a serious disease. Many people with prediabetes who do not lose weight or do moderate physical activity can develop Type 2 diabetes within five years. The good news is that you can prevent Type … Continue reading MidlandCare’s 24 for Life Helps Topekans Prevent Type 2 Diabetes

New Health & Wellness Info at the Library

By Lissa Staley Fulfill your prescription for information at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, where wellness knowledge is at your fingertips. Memory Rescue: supercharge your brain, reverse memory loss, and remember what matters most by Daniel Amen Health Information Neighborhood 616.83 AME Brain imaging research demonstrates that memory loss actually starts in the brain decades … Continue reading New Health & Wellness Info at the Library

7 Ways to Avoid Flu and Colds This Season

You don't want to spend this winter battling a runny nose, a nagging cough or a fever. But colds and flu come with the season, right? They don't have to. Flu shot Your first and best line of defense against the flu is an annual flu shot. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … Continue reading 7 Ways to Avoid Flu and Colds This Season