Illness & Disability

Health is often taken for granted, until it’s gone.Whether you’re coping with a disability, a serious illness, or the strain of caregiving, these articles can provide you with hope and strategies for coping with challenges.

Family Caregiving

As a family caregiver, you face many new responsibilities. Here’s how to find support, overcome challenges, and make caregiving more rewarding for both you and the person you’re caring for. What is family caregiving? As life expectancies increase, medical treatments advance, and increasing numbers of people live with chronic illness …

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PANS and PANDAS: Acute Onset OCD in Children

Has your child suddenly developed intense OCD and anxiety? It may be a sign of pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome (PANS) or pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorder associated with streptococcal infections (PANDAS) What is PANS or PANDAS? Pediatric Acute-onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome (PANS) is a childhood condition characterized by the sudden onset of …

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Hearing and Mental Health

Hearing loss is part of aging, but it can also affect your mental well-being. By understanding how hearing damage occurs, you can better protect your both hearing and your mental health. The connection between mental health and hearing loss Does it ever seem like everyone around you is mumbling? Or …

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Heart-Healthy Diet Tips

Looking to prevent heart disease and improve your cardiovascular health? Learn which foods are healthiest for your heart. What is a heart-healthy diet? Heart disease is the leading killer of men and women—and claims more lives than all forms of cancer combined. Being diagnosed with cardiovascular disease can also take …

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