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The Elderly and the Zika Virus

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…

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…

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…

Recipe of the Week: Crispy Taco Shells

Recipe of the Week: Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Recipe of the Week: Portobello “Philly Cheesesteak” Sandwich

From Everyday Health Love the yummy goodness of a Philly Cheesesteak sandwich, but hate that it undoubtedly means calorie overload? Here’s a recipe that gives you that same great taste for far less fat and calories. The secret here is that this recipe is actually vegetarian-friendly – delicious Portobello mushrooms, which are…

What are the signs of dementia and Alzheimer's disease?

From: Finding Your Way, written by Dr. Linda Rhodes Question: What are the signs of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? Answer: Dementia is an umbrella term (literally meaning without mind) for the progressive loss of thinking, judgement, and ability to focus and learn. More than half of dementia cases are caused by…
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