Health Advocate Blog

Category - Health Tips

Ways to help maximize your senior loved one’s independence

If you know an elderly loved one that’s living on their own without any assistance, it’s important to help make sure they are leading a healthy, independent lifestyle. Maintaining or restoring health in elder years requires more work and time than...

Prescription drugs: Follow safe usage tips

The rise in certain prescriptions for— and easier access to— pain relievers like opioids (Vicodin, OxyContin or Percocet), stimulants (Adderall, Ritalin) and sedatives/depressants used to treat anxiety and sleep disorders (Xanax, Valium) has led to...

Stay safe from germs by cleaning your fridge

Regularly cleaning out your refrigerator is a smart way to protect yourself from germs and foodborne illnesses, while also preventing you from wasting food and money. Follow these simple steps to tidy up your fridge and its contents. Step 1: Discard...