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My mom was an independent woman. Now the end is here, and I’m thankful we prepared.

March 31, 2017 by Kathy Nellor

I recently read the following blog written by Dr. Joann Schaefer from Live Well Nebraska and was a personally touching blog and thought I needed to share it here for more eyes to read.  The passing of a loved one is a difficult time but Dr. Schaefer ...

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Tags:  end of life, difficult conversations

New Year's Resolutions - How are you doing?

January 06, 2017 by Kathy Nellor

We’ve all made them, and honestly some of us may already have broken them. Then why, oh why do we do it every year? What is so intriguing about the New Year’s Resolution? I believe it’s just human nature. We all want to try to be better than we were ...

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Tags:  New Year, resolutions, goals, healthy lifestyle

Take Charge of Your Health - Get Regular Checkups

November 28, 2016 by Kathy Nellor

Have you scheduled your annual checkup with your doctor yet? Do you know if you are current on all your immunizations and screenings? Living a healthy lifestyle is certainly a key ingredient to living a healthy, long life. But it is not a guarantee t...

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Tags:  annual checkup, personal health assessment, screenings, immunizations, find a doctor

How to prepare for your next doctor's appointment

May 05, 2016 by Kathy Nellor

It’s time for your doctor’s appointment.Whether you go once a year or once a month, there are certain things you should do to prepare.Make sure you have prepared a list of questions. Write them down. You may think you will remember everything you wan...

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Tags:  doctor, appointment, know your numbers

Treating the whole person: 15 things your doctor should know about you

February 26, 2016 by Kathy Nellor

You are more than the sum of your diseases, so it's important to find a doctor willing to take care of the "whole you.”Human beings are complicated, medications are becoming more complex and don't get me started on how difficult the health care syste...

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Tags:  whole person find a doctor know your doctor

Best Holiday Gift EVER!

December 04, 2015 by Kathy Nellor

The holidays are nothing if not BUSY. Family, friends, dinners, parties, decorations, shopping -- the list goes on and on. Sometimes we get so busy, we forget that the holidays are also a time for simply being kind and taking the time to show others ...

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Tags:  Holidays, stress, depression, gift

Can You Afford to Get the Flu?

September 01, 2015 by Kathy Nellor

Flu season is upon us and it’s time to ask yourself, “Can I afford to get the flu?” The single best way to prevent seasonal influenza is to get vaccinated! Additional ways to prevent getting sick include:Avoid close contact with people who are sick o...

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Tags:  flu season, flu shots, prevention

5 simple ways to improve your health

July 22, 2015 by Kathy Nellor

There’s all kinds of information available these days that outline why living a healthy lifestyle is important. Research shows eating right, exercising, avoiding bad habits like smoking and too much alcohol may lead to longer life.Unfortunately we ha...

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Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget

May 03, 2015 by Kathy Nellor

In our on-the-go world and the temptation of cheap fast food around every street corner, eating healthy can be a major challenge, even if doing so comes with multiple health benefits. While eating fast food might seem more affordable in the short ter...

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Tags:  nutrition, meal preparation, garden, budget healthy eating

5 Tips to Get Back on Track, stick to those New Year's Resolutions

January 27, 2015 by Kathy Nellor

We all want to be better than we were the year before. Whether it’s spending more quality time with our children, signing up for classes at the local college, quitting smoking, or exercising more, we all have the desire to achieve more.It’s also true...

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Tags:  resolutions, reward yourself, set goals

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