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Chris Draper

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Chris is a blogger and avid reader of many genres and is particularly interested in how aging affects our lifestyles. She enjoys music, spending time with her family, both young and old and volunteers part-time as a caregiver to those with chronic pain issues.

Blood Pressure Education Month

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month, revolving around ways to prevent and control high blood pressure. High blood pressure (BP) is when...

Leave A Legacy Month

May is Leave a Legacy Month, an awareness campaign that encourages people to leave a gift through their will or by another means to...

American Stroke Awareness Month

May is American Stroke Month, dedicated to helping others learn the signs of a stroke. Less than 10% of those recently surveyed could identify...

What Would Your Mother Like for Mother’s Day?

Mother’s Day will soon be here and it’s common to see people ordering flowers at the last minute or buying boxes of chocolates and...

World Red Cross Day

World Red Cross Day, also known as Red Crescent Day, falls on May 8th this year. The Red Cross has been helping with humanitarian...

Managing Asthma and Allergies in Seniors

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month and the 6th of May is World Asthma Day. Though most think of asthma as affecting the...

Factors Seniors Should Consider When Buying Life Insurance

May 2nd is National Life Insurance Day. It marks the day that life insurance first became available in the US. Life insurance began to...

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month, a good reminder to make an appointment with your optometrist or ophthalmologist. Eye health isn’t just...

Why You Should Invest in a Senior Living Community

Aging doesn't seem as bad when you've planned for it. Once you hit 60, you should start thinking of how you will live and...

How Accessible Gardens Can Help Seniors

Many seniors love to garden and it is an excellent way for them to stay flexible and healthy. After an illness or surgery, regular...