Manage Stress with Awareness in Spring

April is Stress Awareness Month, a time when Great Care helps in the mission to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for today’s modern stress epidemic. Oxford Dictionaries defines stress as “a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances.” With stressers ranging from rising healthcare costs to […]

Healthy Aging: Stay Active, Eat Right, Feel Better

Protecting your health as you grow older is one message the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ National Institute on Aging wants people to remember as the population ages. Great Care is a proponent of encouraging seniors to lead a healthy lifestyle. The National Institute on Aging reminds seniors that they can take steps to stay […]

Parenting a Parent: Balancing Exercise and Caregiving

Exercising is an important way for caregivers to maintain a healthy weight, as well as prevent certain health conditions including heart disease, osteoporosis, and adult-onset diabetes. Juggling the responsibilities of caregiving, however, can be a challenging balancing act. Especially when caregivers must remember their own well being along the way. The National Institute on Aging says […]