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4 Signs Your Mom is at Risk for Rehospitalization

From Approved Senior Network It’s not always easy to determine if your mother is at risk for hospital readmission, especially if you’re not there all the time with her. She may be in her 70s or 80s, perhaps even older than that, but for whatever reason she had been hospitalized, her doctor or team of… Read more »

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. Engage in regular cardiovascular exercise… Read more »

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 pick up tomato plants, cucumber… Read more »

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 on Mental Illness says that more… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Cheddar Cornmeal Biscuits With Chives

From Everyday Health Ingredients 1 1/2 cup(s) flour, all-purpose 1/2 cup(s) cornmeal, yellow or white, stone-ground 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper, black ground 1/2 cup(s) cheese, cheddar, shredded extra-sharp 2 tablespoon butter, cold, cut into 1/2-inch cubes 3/4 cup(s) sour cream, reduced-fat 1/4 cup(s) chives, fresh finely chopped 1… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Creamy Cheesy Macaroni

From Everyday Health Love mac n’ cheese, but hate how heavy it leaves you feeling? Here’s a recipe that lets you enjoy this creamy comfort food for a lot less calories and fat. Creamy Cheesy Macaroni — a super easy recipe from the New Mayo Clinic Diet Online – uses a decadent yet light combo of fat-free… Read more »

Foods That Help You Lose Weight

From Everyday Health If you want to start feeling more energetic and healthy, shedding extra pounds is likely on your to-do list. You may have already started by eliminating high-calorie, high-sugar, and high-fat processed foods and snacks from your grocery shopping. But some foods made for weight loss can leave you starving — and that’s not the… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Crispy Taco Shells

From Everyday Health SERVINGS: 6   |  TOTAL TIME: 30 min Ingredients 12 small tortilla(s), corn 6-inch tortillas 1 dash(es) cooking spray canola oil, to coat tortillas 3/4 teaspoon chili powder divided 1/4 teaspoon salt divided Instructions 1. Preheat oven to 375°F. 2. Wrap 4 tortillas in a barely damp cloth or paper towel and microwave on High… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

From Everyday Health Ingredients • 1 box rigatoni (1 lb.) • 4 packets 100% Butternut Squash Green Giant Veggie Blend-Ins • ½ cup low sodium chicken stock • ½ cup reduced fat milk • ½ cup grated white cheddar cheese • 2 tbl. shredded parmesan cheese • Pinch of salt • 1 tsp. black pepper… Read more »

10 Tips to Help You De-Stress

From Everyday Health, by Madeline Vann, MPH | Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH • Socialize Spending time with friends and family who give you a sense of belonging, purpose, and fun may provide all the stress relief you need. • Laugh Laughter really is the best medicine. It is proven to lower… Read more »