February is Heart Health month and one of the best ways to keep your heart happy (and healthy) is to reduce stress in your everyday life. Stress is a natural reaction to react to a new or demanding situation. However, when stress starts weighing on your mental and physical health, it’s time to learn some […]
For many older adults, gardening has been a lifelong hobby, especially for those who grew up planting “victory gardens” to aid the war effort. But many seniors worry that they will have to give up gardening as they get older and cannot easily bend, kneel and squat to dig, weed and prune. For others, moving to an apartment/condo means the loss of yards and gardens. Read more
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As bodies’ age and change, diets must adapt as well. A healthy diet packed with vital nutrients can help ward off potential health problems such as heart problems, diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. As we age, some experience a dwindling appetite while others activity level decreases dramatically. For these reasons, it’s imperative everything entering the body is packed with nutrients. It may seem overwhelming, but with simple reminders, eating healthy can be a snap. Read more
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