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6 Simple Ways to Regain Your Balance and Prevent Falls

From Everyday Health, By Lynda Shrager Both my daughter and I admit to being frequent fallers. We’ve missed a step, gotten knocked over, and she even once fell up a hill. I should have paid more attention to the curb. Her heels were too high. We can blame it on various things.  The bottom line is that… Read more »

10 Tips for Active Seniors

From: Better Health Channel Regular exercise can keep you fit and help you stay independent as you age. Other benefits may include faster recovery from illness, reduced risk of chronic disease and better management of existing medical problems such as osteoarthritis. Here are some tips for staying active in your senior years. Choose activities you… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Teriyaki Chop Dip

From Everyday Health Ingredients: 1 cup sour cream ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 red pepper, chopped ¼ cup creamy peanut butter 3 tbsp. water 1 tbsp teriyaki sauce 1 pinch crushed red pepper 1 cup chopped cooked chicken 3 green onions, diagonally sliced 2 tbsp. chopped lightly salted dry-roasted peanuts Brown Rice Triscuit Thin… Read more »

8 Scary Food-Drug Interactions

From AARP, written by by Michele Shapiro Pairing greens and grapefruit with certain medications might mean a trip to the ER. Here are some combinations to watch for: Food Isn’t Harmless A whopping 81 percent of adults ages 57 through 85 take at least one prescription medication, according to research published in Gerontologist, and what you eat… Read more »

What you need to know about Diabetes

Source: Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania Newsletter What do Halle Berry, Mary Tyler Moore, Nick Jonas, and Bret Michaels have in common? If you answered they’re all well-known celebrities, you’d be right. But did you know they had diabetes? Diabetes is a disease that affects more than 29 million (famous and not-so famous) Americans. A… Read more »

10 Healthy Things You Can Buy at the Dollar Store

From Everyday Health Good-for-You Steals Cleaning products, party supplies, and paper towels always prompt a trip to the dollar store. But it’s also a great place to pick up some surprisingly healthy items. Next time you find yourself wandering the aisles of your local discount store, stock up on these 10 products that will give… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Creamy Broccoli Feta Salad

From Everyday Health Prep Time: 15 mins Total Time: 15 mins Ingredients 1/3 cup(s) cheese, feta, crumbled 1/4 cup(s) yogurt, fat-free plain 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 clove(s) garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon pepper, black ground 8 ounce(s) broccoli, crowns, trimmed and finely chopped 7 ounce(s) beans, garbanzo (chickpeas), rinsed 1/2 cup(s) pepper(s), red, bell, chopped Preparation 1…. Read more »

Recipe of the Week: BLT Salad

From Everyday Health Time to break out of your salad rut! Here’s one that takes minutes to prepare but blends delicious ingredients together for a meal that’s restaurant-quality but foolproof – and plenty satisfying. The crumbled bacon adds so much succulent flavor that you feel like you’re indulging, but this dish clocks in at only 151 calories… Read more »

5 Summer Saves and Scams

From Everyday Health Summertime, and the Living is Easy Congratulations — you made it through a winter that included numerous polar vortices to get to this summer. The feeling of warm sun on your face and afternoons spent sipping refreshing cocktails outdoors are finally here. We’re as excited as you, but before you dive head… Read more »