Restful sleep is important to every human. If you’ve ever tended to a newborn or gotten up repeatedly in the night with caregiving duties, you know what a luxury a good night’s sleep is—and how tough it can be to achieve.
As we grow older, many of us fear the possibility that we could be diagnosed with dementia. Few things are more frightening than the thought of losing our independence to this progressive disease. Researchers at the University of Cambridge now say signs of dementia may appear up to nine years in advance of when the illness is typically diagnosed.
When the rapper Coolio died in September, he joined a group of notables that includes Prince, Howard Hughes and Pablo Picasso—all of whom died without specifying who should inherit their money and estate.
Estate planning is an important, if unpleasant, part of life. It is suggested that people look at their plans at least once a year and update them when there are significant changes in life; such as divorce, the death of a loved one, or the birth of a child. The suggestion also works if there has been a fight within a family and the one leaving the estate would prefer to choose a new heir.