POST 50
06/25/2014 07:21 am ET Updated Jun 25, 2014

5 Tricks To Staying Healthy When Those Around You Are Sick

JGI/Jamie Grill via Getty Images

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com

Expect the frantic call. Your daughter's running late for a critical meeting. Her husband's out-of-town. The baby's too feverish for day care. And — guess what? — the emergency sitter's booked solid. You could say “no” to her plea for backup support. But when a child reaches out in a pinch, with arms flailing, an "I'll take the baby" is more likely to slip out.

Read more from Grandparents.com:
7 harmless habits that can cause cancer
The best way to organize your medicine cabinet
9 things your doctor wants to tell you

HuffPost

BEFORE YOU GO

PHOTO GALLERY
5 Benefits Of Chocolate For Post 50s
CONVERSATIONS