A report from Emory University, called America’s Health Rankings, reports that obesity will cost the United Stated $344 billion in medical related expenses by 2018.  These calculations are based on a prediction that in 10 years, 43% of American adults may be 30 or more pounds overweight.  Extra weight increases the likelihood of heart disease, diabetes, cancer and many other diseases.  Are you currently at your ideal weight?  Are you overweight?  If so what are you doing about it?  Your life or the quality of your life depends on how well you care for your body — it’s the only one you have.

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PAMELA D. WILSON, MS, BS/BA, NCG, CSA helps caregivers and aging adults solve caregiving problems and manage caregiving needs through online programs, live support groups, and an extensive caregiving library that includes articles, podcasts, videos, and webinars.

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