Health & Wellness

Cost of Long- Term Care

by Amanda White on February 09, 2018

Life Without Limits: A New Perspective on Aging

by Meghan Orner on October 11, 2017

There are unfortunately many misconceptions about what exactly aging means. People typically expect older adults to be dependent, stuck in their ways, uncomfortable with technology — just to name a few. Not only are these misconceptions damaging to the very concept of healthy aging, but you also know that those misconceptions couldn’t be farther from the truth. And so does Medical Guardian.

Be A Better You: Quit Smoking For Good

by Hilary Young on October 05, 2017

Smoking cigarettes was a cultural norm until it wasn’t; smoking was allowed pretty much everywhere--on airplanes, in restaurants and even in hospitals. But in January of 1964, the U.S. Surgeon General released the first report about the damage that smoking could do to the human body and things began to change. Suddenly, the risks of smoking seemed to outweigh the benefits.

Taking Steps To Prevent Breast Cancer

by Hilary Young on October 03, 2017

Just a few days ago, actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus announced that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer. In her Instagram post that shared the news of her diagnosis, Ms. Louis-Dreyfus also shared a scary reality of breast cancer: 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.

Resources For Seniors Who Need Some Extra Help

by Hilary Young on September 28, 2017

There are many different living options available to people as they age these days. Some have saved well and can move into a senior living community. Others feel the financial strain of potentially outliving their savings and move in with family. And many others choose to remain at home, often times alone, in order to age in place.

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