The 40/70 Connection For Conversation About AgingOften there is a noticeable gap between the wishes of the senior parents and their children.
Parents: Keep Your Eyes Out For Substance AbuseParents, are you aware enough to spot a drug abuse habit in your child?
Why 8-Glasses Of Water A Day? It's Easy To RememberWater consumption is beneficial for flushing toxins from vital organs and keeping the body hydrated.
Chatting With Kids About Being OnlineAre you looking for a way to become as internet-savvy as your young children and teens? A publication from On Guard Online may be just what you need.
Your Child's Development MilestonesIf, by the time your baby reaches 8-to-10 weeks of age, he or she has not yet begun to react to loud noises, smile at you and others, follow movement, try to suck his or her fingers or push up when laying on his or her stomach – it’s recommended that you mention it to your physician.
Find Answers At The Area Agency On Aging If you're a senior citizen or someone caring for an older adult, many questions about where to find medical and other services can be answered by your local Area Agency on Aging office.
Aging & Finances: Does Mom Or Dad Need Help?People plan for retirement but they don’t plan for growing old. From AgingParents.com, click for "Ten Warning Signs Your Parent Needs Help Handling Money".
Safe Sleep Tips for Your BabyThe National Institute of Child Health and Human Development offers a "Safe Sleep Top 10"; easy for parents and caregivers to follow.
Screening Tool Helps Evalulate Risk For Alcohol AbuseIn the handbook "Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for Youth: A Practitioner's Guide" a screening tool is offered along with ways to quickly determine a child's risk for alcohol-related problems and interventions.
No More Paper Checks For Federal BenefitsThe federal government will begin making all benefits payments either directly to a bank or credit union account or to a special debit card.
Area Agency On Aging Offers Senior Solution GuideAs you age, there are times when you're looking for a program or a specialist to aid in the care of a disabled loved one or yourself. Fortunately, there is a source for that type of information that's as close as the Detroit Area Agency on Aging's "Senior Solution Resource Guide for Seniors and Caregivers."
Report Examines State Of Nursing Home Care In DetroitOne Detroit nursing home closes each year. That's among the findings of a new report out this week by the The Detroit Area Agency on Aging.