The new year is almost here, and we are so excited for what's to come. We at Vintex Quality Care can't wait to see all the great new things we will experience, the people we will work with, and the clients we will care for,...

  The Holidays are upon us, and in the midst of preparing for celebration and shopping, it is important to remember to appreciate life. Enjoy the company of good friends, of family, of colleagues; and even pleasant strangers. This holiday season give back to the community,...

As anyone with diabetes can tell you, managing the disease with insulin usually means regular checkups at the doctor's office to fine-tune the dosage, monitor blood-sugar levels and check for complications. But here's a little known fact: Some forms of insulin can be bought without a...

Once dismissed as simply a part of aging, falling has become a growing public health crisis of near-epidemic proportions, posing challenges for policymakers, caregivers and adults of all ages. Between 2000 and 2013, the number of older adults who died from falls each year more than...

At 72, her gray hair closely shorn, her days occupied by sewing and television, Wanda Chism seems every bit a typical nursing home patient — but for her size. Ms. Chism is severely obese, unable to leave her bed without a mechanical lift and a team...

Gandhi once said, "There is more to life than increasing its speed." Nice sentiment, but the mahatma didn't have a smartphone that kept him connected 24/7. The truth is that today it's all about speed. Whether we are making a meal, breaking a sweat or even...

When you’ve been diagnosed with an incurable disease, there’s a huge incentive to sign up for a drug trial. But what if you’re healthy? What’s the incentive? That’s the challenge facing researchers in a groundbreaking double-blind trial of an experimental drug meant to ward off Alzheimer’s...

Apples Apples contain at least two kinds of cancer-inhibiting compounds: flavonoids and phenolic acids. Together they may protect against damage to cells that can trigger malignancies; they may also prevent emerging cancer cells from dividing any further. If apples aren't your favorite food, try citrus fruits...

Older women are my heroes. I'm envious of their knowledge — the beautiful, rich kind of knowing that only unfurls with time, patience and experience. For example, here is a thing that NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg knows: how to explain the complexities of the...

The cold and flu season is fully under way, but if you've been dragging your feet about getting a flu shot, here's an armload of new reasons why you should. The most important reason: The new, updated vaccine should do a much better job at protecting...