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Healthy Eating and Longevity

June 3rd, 2013 (No Comments)

The Benefits of Healthy Eating and Longevity Healthy eating and longevity go hand in hand. Your body is a high performance piece of machinery.The food you ingest is your fuel, and like all high performance machines you want to supply your body with foods that promote a long and healthy life, the best fuel possible, […]

The Importance of Early Diagnosis

May 1st, 2013 (No Comments)

Instances when people have unknowingly possessed a disease or cancer that could have been treated prove the importance of early diagnosis. Getting checked regularly, especially if you notice any abnormal symptoms, is critical.   Below are some reasons why early diagnosis is crucial to your health. 1.     Your symptoms may be reversible. Depending on your […]

How Seniors Benefit From Social Media

May 1st, 2013 (No Comments)

Social media has become such a global phenomenon and there are many ways that show how seniors benefit from social media. 1.     Family connections Unfortunately, children grow up, start their own families and sometimes move too far away to visit regularly. Now with so many advancements being made in order to stay connected with loved […]

Treatment for Dementia

May 1st, 2013 (No Comments)

Early diagnosis is important, especially if there is a possibility for treatment for dementia. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Memory loss is an example. The most common type of dementia is Alzheimer’s. Living with dementia can be […]

Cognitive Training Exercises

April 29th, 2013 (No Comments)

Cognitive training exercises target a group of mental processes that include attention, memory, producing and understanding language, learning, reasoning, problem solving and decision-making. Cognitive training exercises provide mental benefits for people of all ages. Lumosity – the leading brain training program designed by neuroscientists ­– is currently known as the web’s #1 brain training program. […]

How to Lower Stress (Part 2)

April 8th, 2013 (No Comments)

Knowing how to lower stress is useful because everyone deals with it. According to a Psychology Today post, stress is simply a reaction to a stimulus that disturbs our physical or mental equilibrium. No one is exempt. It doesn’t matter how happy their profiles pictures look on Facebook or how many Tweets they post about their […]

How To Lower Stress (Part 1)

April 2nd, 2013 (No Comments)

Learning how to lower stress can be a very difficult task.  Stress can be both mentally and physically draining, so it is important to do what you can to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Here are a few steps you can take to lower your stress levels: Identify the source of your stress. Your stress could […]

Nutrition for Seniors

March 27th, 2013 (No Comments)

As we get older, it becomes more and more important for us to take extra care of ourselves. Nutrition for seniors is especially vital to keep their bodies strong, minds sharp and energy levels up. Eating a healthy, well-balanced variety of foods is an excellent way to prevent and control health problems now and in […]

Age Like A Fine Wine With The Proper Corkage

March 15th, 2013 (No Comments)

An aged wine is nothing without the support from the cork acting as a gatekeeper blocking oxygen from getting in. It is our duty as the gatekeeper for our elders to make sure they are getting the best nutrition, guidance, and advise. We want to give back and assist elders and what better way to […]

How Can Dogs Affect Your Aging Health?

March 6th, 2013 (No Comments)

As a kid, I always wanted a dog! I guess what little kid doesn’t? After years of trying to convince my parents to get a dog, I finally succeeded!  Looking back, begging them for a dog proved to be a big time commitment on my part, however at the same time, well worth it! Fast-forward […]