Certain chronic conditions can cause high blood pressure, like kidney disease and diabetes. What you put into your body in terms of nutrition and chemicals (from smoking) can also contribute to a high number.
A Forbes article summarizes the benefits of volunteering, including feeling like you have more time, gaining valuable life and work experience, and increased happiness through empathy, social bonds, and love.
Home health aides provide a myriad of services, allowing your loved one to age in place or recover safely at home after an injury, illness, hospitalization, or surgery.
If you have a loved one who is battling an illness, it can be troubling when you find yourself trying to help, but at a loss for how to go about helping. Being supportive looks different depending on your relationship and the type of illness.