Family

Is the HPV Vaccine Right for Your Family?

If someone told you that you or your child could get a vaccine to help prevent cancer, what would your answer be? The human papillomavirus or HPV vaccine can do just that. Approved in 2006, the vaccine works against strains of the virus that cause cervical cancer, other cancers of the reproductive system and…

Caring for the Caregiver: When You’re Caring for Elderly Parents

After our children grow up and leave the nest, most of us believe our role as caregivers is over. But according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 5 households takes on that role again, providing caregiving to elderly parents or other relatives. Finding your role as child flip-flopped to…