Identity theft is a fast-growing type of crime. In fact, one-third of all U.S. adults have been a victim, with a new case every two seconds. Many of us unknowingly put ourselves at risk for a cybercrime. Are you? Here are some simple yet effective... (Read More)
For four decades, Vernon Manor has proudly served the communities of Hartford and Tolland Counties. During that time, we've earned a highly respected reputation for delivering outstanding care, producing successful outcomes and providing exceptional... (Read More)
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular disease is responsible for more deaths nationwide each year than all forms of cancer and chronic lower respiratory diseases... (Read More)
You have a lot on your plate — including caring for someone else. Caregiving can be rewarding yet exhausting — both physically and emotionally. You need time to yourself to relax, recharge and get the things done that are piling up on your to-do... (Read More)
Love the outdoors in the summer? There's nothing quite like a stroll in the sunshine. But warm summer weather comes with risks of dehydration, heat stroke and heat exhaustion.
Here are some facts about staying safe — and hydrated this... (Read More)
The decision to transition a family member into long-term care can be difficult, Yet under the right circumstances, it can also provide comfort, both for the family and the loved one who will benefit from the caring support of medical... (Read More)
Do you feel overwhelmed caring for a loved one? Caregiving is undoubtedly one of the most rewarding — and challenging — jobs on the planet. It also can, over time, really take a toll on the family member providing the care. The signs of burnout... (Read More)
As we get older, our bodies change and we need to keep a closer watch on our overall health. Maintaining a healthy diet and regular exercise will help reduce certain risk factors, but other factors such as genetics can pose problems all on their... (Read More)
“Yoga is the practice of quieting the mind."
With long to-do lists, our lives are anything but quiet. These words, penned by the great sage Patanjali more than 1,700 years ago, offer hope that we can discover peace amid the chaos.
While... (Read More)