6 Ways to Create Community In Your Neighborhood

(BPT) – It’s easy to see the value of living in caring neighborhoods and being good neighbors. One recent survey found 75 percent of Americans think it’s important to welcome new neighbors, 58 percent say it’s important for neighbors to socialize and 37 percent are more likely to seek help from a neighbor than a … Read more

3 Expert Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

Better night's sleep

For many, sleep doesn’t come easy. Up to 70 million Americans suffer from sleep disorders. They include such problems as obstructive sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy, and restless legs syndrome. Nights are spent staring at the walls as insomnia takes control. For others, it is frequently waking from snoring or gasping for air due to untreated … Read more

How to pay for senior living

(BPT) – Shopping. Cooking. Cleaning. The burdens of living alone were taking a toll on Joyce, who at 89 was the oldest resident in her apartment building. Though she’d spent a lifetime saving money, Joyce wasn’t sure what she could afford. Her daughter Sandy knew it was time to talk about senior living. “It took … Read more

Senior Citizen Romance? Is It Possible?

When you watch television or the movies, you could come to the conclusion that romance is only the stuff of those in their teens or 20s. As though somehow once someone reaches full adulthood, much less senior citizen age, the concept of romance is completely out of the question. This may be more a function … Read more

Heart Attack and Sudden Cardiac Arrest

The Adams are all smiles after surviving both heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest

(BPT) – Within just eight days, Michael Adams, a 59-year-old husband and father of two from Moore, OK, suffered a heart attack and a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). He survived them both. Many think a heart attack and SCA are the same. They are not. In fact, they are very different. Recent heart attack victims … Read more