The Relationship Between Opioids and Depression

The Relationship Between Opioids and Depression

The world is well aware there is a serious opioid epidemic in the United States. There is also the overwhelming fact that one in 12 adults in the United States suffers with depression. According to Kathleen Smith, PhD and author of “Depression and Opioid Abuse,” 2.4 million people in the U.S. abuse prescription painkillers and […]

Planning for Future Elder Care Needs

Planning for Future Elder Care Needs

Planning for elder care services is the kindest thing a person could do for their youngsters or potential caregivers. It may seem daunting to make decisions about the type of care desired when no longer able to live alone without assistance. Sites ranging from organizations, such as SeniorCare and AARP, to government agencies, like the CDC […]

Category 3 Hurricane Michael Surges Towards Florida’s Gulf Coast

Category 3 Hurricane Michael Surges Towards Florida’s Gulf Coast

Hurricane Michael, quite possibly the largest ever to threaten Florida’s northern Coast has gained speed. The category 3 hurricane is estimated to make landfall by Wednesday afternoon with high winds of 125 mph, recently increased from 120 mph by Tuesday afternoon, October 9, 2018. As the Florida Panhandle and Big Bend areas are in the most imminent danger, […]