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Staying hydrated has all kinds of benefits, particularly for seniors

You probably know that the Earth’s surface is a little over 70 percent water, but did you know that the percentage of water in your body is between 50 and 75 percent? It’s more likely 60 percent for men and 55 percent for women. While you may think it’s an interesting fact to squirrel away […]

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6 Summer Safety Tips For The Elderly

While family vacations are quickly approaching, it is important to remember that seniors require additional care this time of the year! Just as the heat of the sweltering summer months tend to take a toll on our own bodies, for seniors, the problem is worse. Studies have shown that the summer heat has the potential […]

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5 Foods That Help Fight Senior Insomnia

A good night’s sleep is the key to better health and feeling energized. For many, sleep deprivation can lead to physical and mental health issues such as dementia, sundowning and Alzheimer’s disease. If you or a loved one are experiencing insomnia, try adding the following foods into your diet! Nutrient-Rich Fruits Believe it or not, […]

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6 Stress Management Tips for Seniors

  As you age, you will find that managing your stress becomes more difficult. While most of us ironically think of retirement as a time of relaxation, this is rarely the case. New anxieties and worries will get the best of us and you will quickly find yourself feeling overwhelmed. Thankfully, today we’re here to […]

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5 Low Impact Exercises For Seniors

Exercising doesn’t always require a gym! Studies have shown that low-impact exercise routines can help to benefit your health by stretching and strengthening your muscles, reducing stress, preventing injury and even helping to lower your blood pressure! Typically falling into four categories: endurance, strength, flexibility and balance, our recommendation is to find exercises that cover […]

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Debunking 5 Senior Fitness Myths

While fitness is an important aspect of everyone’s lives, it is even more so as our bodies age! Studies have shown that staying physically active can help prevent, diminish or relay the onset of many diseases and disabilities that seniors are prone to. If you or a loved one are feeling held back from exercising, […]

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Exercise is Important. But Without These 3 Things, It Can Be Damaging!

Exercise is extremely important, especially for seniors as it improves both physical and mental health, and reaps long term benefits. It is also important to be mindful of certain factors when exercising, to eliminate unnecessary strain on the body. In order to ensure that you are well prepared for the next time you dive into […]

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3 Tips To Enhance Your Heart Health

Since 1963, February has been celebrated as American Heart Month with hopes to urge Americans to join the battle against heart disease. Being the number 1 leading cause of death (killing approximately 630,000 Americans each year), we decided to join the fight! This month, we’re promoting heart health awareness and sharing some life-changing tips for […]

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Reign in Unrealistic 2017 Workout Resolutions

You’ve made your New Year’s resolutions and chances are chief among them are working out and eating healthy. You’ve begun eating a lot of chicken, fish and vegetables and have enthusiastically committed to working out every day. If you’re finding your motivation on that front waning, go back to the beginning. Reassess your goal. Go […]

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5 Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors

2017 is almost here and it’s time to take this opportunity to start anew! Don’t worry if you haven’t made your New Year’s Resolution yet – it’s not too late to make one now. With these 5 easy resolutions, not only will you be taking small steps towards bettering yourself, but you’ll also be able […]

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