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10 Ways to Love Your Brain

From the Alzheimer’s Association  Growing evidence indicates that people can reduce their risk of cognitive decline by adopting key lifestyle habits. When possible, combine these habits to achieve maximum benefit for the brain and body. Start now. It’s never too late or too early to incorporate healthy habits. Break a sweat.…

Caregivers in the Garden

From Approved Senior Network, written by Brenda Funk It’s summer and that means gardening season is underway. For those who want to garden and grow their plant seedlings, they would have had to get their garden planted by now. For those who are planning to go to a nursery to…

10 Ways Seniors Can Boost Their Well-Being

From Everyday Health, By Diana Rodriguez , Reviewed by Pat F. Bass, III, MD, MPH A challenged brain is a happy brain. So when the kids are grown and you’ve retired from your job, you could find yourself struggling a bit to stay busy and engaged, and you might feel depressed. You wouldn’t be alone. The National Alliance…

6 Simple Ways to Regain Your Balance and Prevent Falls

Choosing the Right Workout Clothes

Source from Everyday Health, By Diana Rodriguez | Medically reviewed by Christine Wilmsen Craig, MD Never mind fancy labels or the latest fashions: The best workout clothes are designed to make working out as comfortable as possible. After a hard workout, you’ll feel exhausted, tired, sore, fantastic — and will probably be covered in sweat.…

Falling: A Hidden Health Issue for Seniors

Written by Mark Huffman, a consumer news reporter for ConsumerAffairs since 2004 |  Article from http://www.consumeraffairs.com/ The physical ravages of aging are well-known. The older you get it seems the more vulnerable you are to heart disease, cancer and other infirmities. But one of the biggest threats doesn’t get a lot…

Managing Stress and COPD

Source from Everyday Health,  Chris Iliades, MD, medically reviewed by Niya Jones, MD, MPH Stress due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is different from everyday stress. When you live with COPD, the anxiety caused from being short of breath is always with you. Stress and COPD are closely linked because everybody has…

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Prevent Arthritis in 7 Simple Ways

Taking action with these 7 steps can help prevent arthritis according to sources at AARP. Enjoy a Cocktail: Women who consumed more than three alcoholic drinks a week over a 10-year period reduced their risk of rheumatoid arthritis by about half, according to a study in the British Medical Journal. It doesn’t…

Losing Weight from the Polar Vortex???

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