The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities across the country that provide care to approximately five million people each year, has called on Congress to ensure dedicated funding and priority attention is given to long-term care residents and caregivers.
The world is perilous enough for the average senior citizen without a highly contagious, potentially deadly new virus causing a global outbreak of disease.
After four agonizing months with virtually no games to watch, a sports fan’s plate is now full with Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association and the National Hockey League all returning in late July or early August.
When it comes to women and birth control, there truly is no “one size fits all” – and there are more options these days than ever.
Dogs are known as a man’s best friend, and the right four-legged friend can provide companionship and joy for years. But there is plenty to consider before bringing home a new pet.
Call it a discovery of the obvious or a service hidden in plain sight.
Summer is back, and while the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted the cancellation of festivals, concerts and other large gatherings, people who enjoy being among nature are enjoying the outdoors. Given social distancing and other public health safety measures that are still in place across much of the country —particularly large, urban areas — hiking, camping and fishing can be great ways to pass the time and still be safe.
To say the Allegheny County Schools Health Insurance Consortium’s website was in need of an upgrade prior to its March 2020 relaunch would be an understatement.
Independence Day is around the corner. Families are likely prepping to watch or set off fireworks and sparklers. However, the Fourth of July celebration might turn a fun-filled day into a painful memory if caution isn’t properly exercised. Even the most innocent-looking fire displays can lead to injuries or an actual fire. Consider these safety tips to enjoy the holiday without going to the emergency room.
Sorting through all the latest health fads, trends and research-based health information can be as stressful and overwhelming as shopping for a new car. You want to avoid getting swindled into something that isn’t right for you, and you want to ensure that what you’re investing in actually works and provides the biggest bang for your buck.