high blood pressure

New Technologies let people with High Blood Pressure monitor from home by Buford Road Pharmacy Has your doctor recommended keeping closer tabs on your blood pressure? One convenient way to do this is by monitoring your blood pressure at home, in between doctor visits. You can do this in a matter of minutes. But first,…

qr code

You’ve probably seen these everywhere – they’re known as QR Codes… What is a QR Code? QR Code is short for Quick Response Code, and that’s just what you get from it. That unique pattern of black geometric shapes up there is just a button’s push away from leading you to a web page, a…

heart attack

More than a million Americans have heart attacks each year. Nearly half of them die.1 Why does this happen? In many cases, it’s because people don’t take action quickly enough – or at all. A heart attack occurs when blood flow to part of the heart muscle is blocked. If blood flow isn’t restored quickly…

retire to charlottesville

Retirement Communities in Charlottesville, Virginia will help you retire in Style It’s not just for college students anymore! Charlottesville is also a wonderful place to retire. Not only are there plenty of great options for retirement communities and home care agencies, but there’s also plenty to do! In Charlottesville, you could spend your spring exploring…

senior

Unwinding a Senior One of the most daunting tasks in the life of a Senior and their family can be the process of implementing a “Life Unwinding Plan.” “Unwinding”, or preparing a Senior for late-life transitions, can be stressful not only for the senior, but the family as well. Establishing a plan of action prior…

north carolina

By Doug Callahan Ready to retire here in North Carolina? Well, that’s cause for celebration! There are plenty of good times ahead. In fact, the good folks at TopRetirements.com ranked North Carolina as Number 2 on their 2009 Best States For Retirement list. One major factor in choosing a place for retirement is the climate.…

Holiday Health Tips by Jeff Hartman As we approach yet another holiday season we look forward to visiting family, giving/receiving gifts, and most importantly – FOOD! While it is rare that families are serving healthy options for Thanksgiving or the other holidays celebrated in the States, it falls on the eater to make the right…

Is it normal memory loss from aging or Alzheimer’s Disease?  See this Infographic for making sense of memory loss. Comparing Symptoms of Alzheimer’s versus Memory Loss from Normal Aging.  Thanks to the Alzheimer’s Association for information. Feel free to share our infographic.

social security

By Doug Callahan Still not exactly sure how Social Security works? That’s OK – it’s only been around since 1935. Just kidding … this stuff can be confusing. Let’s see if we can help a little. When President Roosevelt first signed the Social Security Act, it was a reaction to the Great Depression, and all…