10 tips to make your home safer for kids

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10 tips to make your home safer for kids (BPT) – Home is where the heart is, and for most people, it’s where they feel safest. Yet for children, the home isn’t as safe as you might assume. In fact, you may be surprised to learn that 3.5 million children go to the emergency room every…

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Teamwork between patients and providers is key to proper use of inhalers

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Teamwork between patients and providers is key to proper use of inhalers (BPT) – Fifteen million people in the United States have been told by a healthcare provider that they have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, and more than 50 percent of these patients use at least one medication delivered by an inhaler every…

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Happy and healthy how-tos from 100-year-olds, 10-year-olds

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Happy and healthy how-tos from 100-year-olds, 10-year-olds (BPT) – Spinning and yoga classes are no longer reserved for only the young and restless. Take a closer look around, and you might just find that it’s great-grandparents who are out-pedaling you on the stationary bikes. In fact, according to UnitedHealthcare’s 100@100 survey, nearly a quarter of…

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8 simple tips to designing safe living spaces for seniors

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8 simple tips to designing safe living spaces for seniors (BPT) – The saying goes, “With age comes wisdom,” but oftentimes, it also comes with a new set of physical challenges, such as limited mobility and difficulties with hearing and seeing. That’s why when designing living spaces for seniors, whether in an assisted living community…

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Tips for feeling fit at 30, 40, 50 and beyond

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Tips for feeling fit at 30, 40, 50 and beyond (BPT) – Do you ever wake up and think “Wow, I don’t feel as young as I used to?” It’s a sentiment shared by people of every age group. Fortunately, it doesn’t matter if you’re 20 or 60 – feeling fit and aging well can…

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