• Long Term Care

The Future of Long Term Care

By |October 31, 2013|Categories: Advice, Companies, Retirement Planning|Tags: , , , |

The advancements in technology continue to make the future a more and more amazing place in terms of our health. It’s hard to know just what science will accomplish next, but earlier this year, researchers were able to create the tiniest human liver ever using a 3D printer.

Printing Organs

Science is constantly searching for new ways to help us improve our health and increase our lifespan, and Organovo in San Diego, California has taken a big step in that path. Utilizing a 3D printer that builds organs from cells, the company produced a human liver that measured 4 millimeters across and ½[…]

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  • Prevent Dementia

Eating to Prevent Dementia

By |September 17, 2013|Categories: Advice, Retirement Planning|Tags: , , , , |

The prevalence of Alzheimer’s and dementia in our society is an issue that worries many and has scientists conducting a plethora of studies on any and every potential breakthrough. Though there is no guaranteed way to prevent Alzheimer’s and dementia, over the years, many prevention methods have been discovered as effective at reducing the risk.

Effects of Lifestyle

More than 5 million Americans are currently suffering from Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, which now ranks as the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. Taking an active role in your current and future health can have a big[…]

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  • Meatless Monday

Meatless Monday: How One Day Makes a Difference

By |June 10, 2013|Categories: Advice, Psychology|Tags: , , , , , , |

Meatless Monday is a movement across the nation that encourages people to cut out meat from their diet for just one day a week. Meatless Monday aims to improve your health through your diet – give it a try!

Why Meatless?

Meatless Monday is a non-profit initiative of The Monday Campaigns who, in association with the Johns Hopkins’ Bloomberg School of Public Health, wants “to help you reduce your meat consumption by 15% in order to improve your personal health and the health of the planet”.

Meat production has a huge impact on our environment because of the high amount of resources that animals[…]

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  • Exercise

Avoid These 3 Diseases Through Exercise

By |May 30, 2013|Categories: Advice, Psychology, Retirement Planning|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Exercise is good for you. There is no doubt about that. Exercising regularly is even better for you. According to the CDC, only 30.7% of American adults engage in physical activity frequent enough to be considered a “regular” activity.

Some other important numbers in terms of health in the United States include the 10% of American adults who are depressed and 35% of American adults who are obese. Adding more exercise to your daily routine can help you avoid joining those statistics and keep your body strong and healthy!

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  • Stay Active at Work

4 Easy Ways to Stay Active at Work

By |May 21, 2013|Categories: Advice, Insurance Industry, Psychology, Retirement Planning|Tags: , , , , , |

Americans seem to be more and more over-scheduled every year. stay active at work

We cram our calendars full of work and then wonder why we continue to gain so much weight. It isn’t difficult to see the causes, if you pause and take a look. With sedentary lifestyle on the increase and manual labor jobs on the decrease, Americans are moving less each day. Fewer people stay active at work, and life at home isn’t full of physical activity, either. Many people get home from a desk job only to sit down and watch television.[…]

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  • Diet Changes to Make Now

6 Small Diet Changes to Make Now

By |May 17, 2013|Categories: Advice, Insurance Industry, Psychology, Retirement Planning|Tags: , , , , |

There are a number of reasons people require Long Term Care. Diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s are among the most common. However, other highly preventable conditions, like heart disease and obesity, are also at the top of the list for reasons people need Long Term Care.

Just because you have Long Term Care Insurance doesn’t mean you want to use it. In fact, it would be ideal if you never had to make a Long Term Care claim. One way of avoiding preventable conditions like obesity and cardiovascular disease is by nourishing your body with the right foods.

When most people hear[…]

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