Deaths Peak During Holiday Season, Study Shows

Deaths Peak During Holiday Season, Study Shows. (from Web MD)

I’ve heard several reasons why deaths peak during the silly holiday season or why people tend to die right after important celebratory dates.

This article is interesting and rather important. In case you don’t want to read the whole thing, here are some points you should pay attention to:

  • Don’t skip regular doctor appointments because of the holidays. Reschedule if you need to.
  • Stick to your healthy habits through the holidays, and help your family do the same.
  • Be sure you have enough of your usual medications to allow for holiday business/pharmacy closings and travel.
  • Check out the medical facilities where you’ll be traveling.
  • Ask your doctor who you could see if you need a doctor away from home.
  • If you have symptoms, don’t ignore them.

Charity Navigator Holiday Giving Guide.

Charity Navigator – Guide Home.

I’ve been “tuned into” the Charity Navigator for 5 years. It’s assisted me in giving my hard earned money to the right charities.

It all started when I decided I wanted to work for Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah when I retired. Of course that was 8 or more years ago.

Whenever I had a free hour or two, I would google Best Friends. I’m on their email list, I get their mailings, I participate in their pet blessing every year and I get their magazine.

That’s how I found Charity Navigator. Now you’ve found it, too. Click on the link and you can discover the best way to spend your charitable donations. They’re celebrating their 10th Anniversary this year.

Oh, I donate to them every year as well, along with