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Nine Ways to be Good to Your Joints

Nine Ways to be Good to Your Joints

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Your body contains about 360 joints, from the ones that help you chew your food, to those that move your feet. You need to have each of your joints in top working condition so that you can move around freely without experiencing pain.

Here are nine ways to be good to your joints so they will always be good to you: Read more

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Maintain Bone Density to Prevent Broken Bones

A broken hip can be devastating. It’s imperative to maintain bone health to avoid breaks and prevent bone loss. Help the older adult in your life to follow these five tips to preserve bone health.

1. Get enough vitamin D

Vitamin supplements are readily available at your local pharmacy, but many doctors recommend “eating” your vitamins through diets of vitamin-rich foods. Some foods that are good sources of vitamin D are herring, sardines, salmon, tuna, liver, eggs, and fortified milk. Stock your older loved one’s kitchen  with milk, eggs, canned herring and sardines, and browse our healthy recipe board on Pinterest for recipes featuring these foods rich in vitamin D. Read more

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