As we grow older, we experience an increasing number of major life changes, including career changes and retirement, children leaving home, the loss of loved ones, and many physical changes. How we handle and grow from these changes is the key to staying healthy. These tips can help you maintain your physical and emotional health and live life to t...Read More
Getting fit and staying in shape is crucial to your health, especially after 50. A recent study found that midlife fitness is a strong predictor concerning a person’s future health after age 65.
Life is busy. We tend to take care of everyone and everything else before we take care of ourselves. As a result, healthy lifestyles and exercise programs often get left behind. What if there was a way to improve balance, coordination and strength while reducing stress, lowering blood pressure, and improving sleep quality? An estimated 11 million A...Read More
Those in the know offered their predictions for the 2018 food and wellness trends and it’s all about balance and building strength through nutrition and lifestyle. Large corporations are responding to consumer demand for higher-quality food, and sustainability practices. At the same time, cutting-edge research on intermittent fasting and the ...Read More
If you think you’ve aged out of exercise, think again. Exercise is an important part of a senior’s life, and not just because we’re living longer. Staying fit preserves muscle, which keeps us mobile so we can maintain our normal, active lives. It helps retain cognitive function so we don’t slow down mentally. And for all ages, exercise is an excell...Read More
Everyone claims they have a big heart. As our President contends, there’s a lot of fake news out there. Consider the real thing – a blue whale. A blue whale’s heart is the size of a small golf cart – unlike The Donald’s supersized vehicles. The whale’s heart weighs about 400 pounds – big enough to squeeze your head in its aorta – although it’...Read More
Flowers are not the only signs of spring — count in fruits and vegetables for colorful eating. The American Dietetic Assoc. say colorful foods — such as blueberries, strawberries, avocados and carrots — not only have fiber and nutrients, but they may promote cardiovascular health. “I like to say to my clients, ‘Eat the...Read More