(StatePoint) The New Year is the perfect time to take stock of your career, and see how it can serve you better. Due to the healthcare worker shortage and the events of the past few years, those in this field may be feeling particularly overworked and under-appreciated in their current positions. In this climate, industry experts say that some of the most common career resolutions that people make can be achieved by pivoting to home healthcare.
(StatePoint) Millions of new businesses are formed nationwide each year and women of color are leading the charge. The Wells Fargo Impact of Women-Owned Businesses Report found that Black women are one of the fastest-growing groups of entrepreneurs in the United States, representing 14.8% of all women-owned businesses, and Hispanic/Latina women represent 14.3% of all women-owned businesses.
(StatePoint) Good foot and ankle health is critical for good overall health, so no matter what your wellness goals are for 2024, be sure to start from the ground up.
(Statepoint) This new year, creating healthier habits can be easy and affordable with proper planning. Whether you’re resolving to improve your diet, relax your mind or give back to your community, you can use these tips from the team at Dollar General to help you meet your goals.
(StatePoint) For parents, juggling the demands of work and home life can no doubt take a toll on physical health. In fact, a Cornell University study of 50 working moms and dads found that more than half turned to unhealthy eating options – pizza, chocolate and fast food, because they were too busy to start a new healthy eating plan.
(StatePoint) New Year’s is upon us once again, a time when nearly everyone vows to do better, be better and feel better. Anyone looking to dramatically and easily improve their overall health and wellness would be wise to consider adding an iron supplement to their diet.
(StatePoint) The New Year is the perfect time to hit the reset button on your health and wellness. Not sure where to start? Doctors say you can make the biggest impact with small, incremental tweaks to your routine.
(StatePoint) Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a lifelong chronic lung disease that makes it difficult to breathe, and is a leading cause of death and disability in the United States. According to experts, the more knowledge a patient with COPD has about the disease, the better off they will be.
(StatePoint) 2023 was a landmark year for Alzheimer’s disease research, including advancements in treatment, risk factors and diagnosis. Here are five significant discoveries made this year:
(StatePoint) If you’re vacationing in Kentucky, you’ll create wonderful memories as you wind your way from one side of the Bluegrass State to the other. The question now is, what are you going to eat?
(StatePoint) The holidays, a time for gratitude and celebration, can be particularly challenging for those living with dietary restrictions.
(StatePoint) While many Americans have financial concerns about the future, these anxieties are far more prominent among the LGBTQ+ community.
(StatePoint) From getting your home ready for guests and finding the perfect gifts to preparing a delicious meal, the holidays can seem overwhelming and expensive – but they don’t have to be. Take the following steps to save time and money on seasonal essentials.
(StatePoint) The holiday season is the perfect time of year to upgrade the kitchens of home chefs with the latest tech and tools. Here are three cool holiday gift ideas that will elevate the way your loved ones cook, host and clean up.
(StatePoint) Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and affects over 32.5 million U.S. adults. OA is a degenerative joint disease that causes pain and stiffness and can lead to limited function.
(StatePoint) Knowledge is power, particularly when it comes to understanding your personal credit history.
(StatePoint) As we celebrate National Family Caregivers Month, advocates say it’s important to not only honor caregivers’ dedication, compassion, and resilience, but to also acknowledge their challenges and aspirations. Doing so can help families thrive. Here are three ways that can happen:
(StatePoint) New windows can increase curb appeal, providing the finishing touch on an exterior home improvement project. They can also reduce energy bills, provide ventilation and impact your view, making it important to choose your products and placement carefully. Here’s what to know:
(StatePoint) If you’re like many football fans, your love of the game comes at a cost.
(StatePoint) As Christmas approaches, there is no better way to kick off the holiday season and get the entire family excited about the approaching fun and festivities than with an advent calendar.
(StatePoint) Let’s face it, no person or business gets a thrill out of hiring a law firm. Fortunately, peer-reviewed rankings have simplified the process.
(StatePoint) As we enter the holiday season and Americans across the country look forward to spending time with family, thousands of service members deployed overseas – many to the Middle East in response to the Israel-Hamas war – will not have that luxury and will be spending the holidays far away from loved ones.
(StatePoint) Most of us have at least one loved one who’s hard to shop for. Maybe it’s because they insist that they have everything they need already or perhaps they simply have discerning taste. To get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping, consider these five, functional and fun gift ideas that promise to impress even the most challenging gift recipients:
(StatePoint) Putting together a holiday feast is no easy feat. Anyone who has prepared a multi-course meal knows just how difficult it can be to time everything properly, and to find storage and cooking space for each component of the meal. However, with the following kitchen update ideas, your preparations can be seamless and stress-free.
(StatePoint) For many Americans, it’s time to pick a health plan for the coming year, or revisit current coverage to ensure it’s still a good fit.
(StatePoint) If you have a big idea, goal or dream about helping others, writing down your vision can help. Studies show you’re 42% more likely to achieve your goals if you write them down.
(StatePoint) The holiday season is one of the best times of the year! Between cooking, cleaning and keeping guests entertained, it can also be pretty demanding on your time and energy.
(StatePoint) Military spouses sacrifice stable careers and time with loved ones due to constant moves to new duty stations, and hold down the fort at home during their spouses’ deployments. That’s why the USO prioritizes providing community and support to military spouses. Here are some of the ways their programs are making an impact:
(StatePoint) From greeting cards to seasonal to-do lists, there’s a lot to write down and keep track of during the holidays. Use these tips and recommendations to reduce stress while you complete these important tasks:
(StatePoint) The holiday season is a joyous time to reconnect with family and loved ones, but it also brings unique health and safety risks, according to doctors, who recommend a bit of extra vigilance to protect yourself and those close to you.
(StatePoint) Mental health is a critical part of overall wellness. And this holiday season, you can support the well-being of your loved ones with thoughtful gift-giving. From stocking stuffers to big reveal items, use this gift guide below to put a smile on the face of loved ones:
(StatePoint) The busiest shopping days of the 2023 holiday season are on the horizon. Industry experts point out that knowing these dates in advance can help you score great deals -- or beat the crowds -- depending on your shopping priorities.
(StatePoint) Infusing a little DIY into gift-giving adds a nice, personal touch to the holiday season. One simple, but impactful project to try this year is creating your own gift tags. It’s the first thing recipients see, and a great way to add your signature style to the look of your wrapped presents.
(StatePoint) The holiday season is a magical time of year filled with cherished traditions that bring families together. And while gift-giving is one of the most beloved customs (especially for children), it can sometimes overshadow the true spirit of the season. Here are a few festive winter activities that focus on quality time together and spreading joy.
(StatePoint) Want to show your loved ones you truly care? Treat their feet this holiday season.
(StatePoint) The holiday season is the perfect time to show your friends and family you care about their well-being. And what better way to do that than with the gift of better mornings? From stay-at-home parents to nine-to-fivers, here are three gift ideas that will improve the early hours of their day.
(StatePoint) The holiday season is upon us and what better way to spread warmth and joy than by giving the gift of comfort? Use this gift guide to embrace coziness and style, while making the holiday season truly unforgettable for everyone on your list.
(StatePoint) If you’re like many people, you may view the change in seasons as a sign that you can give up your skin protection routine. Experts say that everyone, regardless of gender or lifestyle, should be careful not to neglect their skin health in winter.
(StatePoint) When was the last time you thanked a military member or veteran for their service? November is National Veterans and Military Family Appreciation Month and an excellent time to celebrate, support and honor service members.
(StatePoint) As the job search continues for unemployed Americans, a new national survey reveals a massive case of job hunt burnout.
(StatePoint) The average Medicare beneficiary in 2023 has access to 43 Medicare Advantage plans, the largest number of options ever, according to KFF. With so many plans to choose from, the Medicare and Prescription Drug Plan Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), taking place from October 15 to December 7, may be overwhelming and confusing.
(StatePoint) Curb appeal is important, but it’s not the be-all and end-all of house hunting. By factoring in other priorities, such as great schools, a community feel, along with nearby amenities that improve your quality of life, you can feel right at home in your new neighborhood from the moment you arrive.
(StatePoint) Roughly 4.4 million Americans will reach the age of 65 in 2024, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. While age is just a number in some respects, this particular birthday marks the time when Americans become eligible for the federal Medicare health insurance program. And if you’ll be hitting this milestone soon, you’re in good company, as athlete, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Earvin “Magic” Johnson will be doing the same.
(StatePoint) Furniture is what makes a house a home, however new research shows daily life leaves fixtures and fittings vulnerable to damage.
(StatePoint) With cold and flu season upon us, it’s time to protect yourself, not only from those seasonal threats, but also from other health risks.
(StatePoint) Want to help guarantee your child’s academic success? While you can’t control what goes on in the classroom, you can facilitate their study time at home by setting up an A+ workstation. Here’s how:
(StatePoint) When expecting a little one, creating a registry is the most practical and fun way to ensure friends and family shower you with the items you want and need the most. Kick the effort off with these registry-building tips and must-have items you may not have thought about including:
(StatePoint) Becoming a new parent is a joyous occasion, but no matter how many parenting books you’ve read, nothing can completely prepare you for your baby’s arrival. With every pregnancy comes a long to-do list, but here are five tips to review after having a baby.
(StatePoint) From broken belongings to going over budget, moving comes with its fair share of challenges and stresses.