Health

Why Mobilization is Important During Hospital Stays

Fitbits Can Benefit Seniors

Are you looking to spice up your afternoon walk around the neighborhood? Do you want to better track how much exercise you’re getting each day? Fitness trackers such as the Fitbit are becoming more and more popular amongst all ages. The goal of these devices is to help people live more active, healthy lifestyles and to be more aware of how much physical activity they participate in every day.

Health in Bloom: Tips on the Benefits of Therapeutic Gardening

New Year, Fresh Start: Controlling Diabetes with Diet and Exercise

According to government statistics, the incidence of diabetes has increased in tandem with excess weight and obesity in essentially all age groups and ethnicities across the U.S. – and not by coincidence. Medical research studies have consistently demonstrated strong relationships between excess weight and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia.

The Social Benefits of Leading Senior Living Communities

“One of the major benefits offered by the better senior living communities is an active, socially engaging lifestyle. This is particularly true for leading continuing care communities that provide an array of social activities, programs and events for residents as their health status and capabilities may change over time” says Kathy KammerSenior Director of Community Relations at Williamsburg Landing in Williamsburg, VA.

Nutrition Tips for Healthy Aging

Healthy Eating Tips for Your Changing Nutritional Needs

Tips for Staying Healthy for Life: The Importance of Physical Activity

Healthy for Life: The Importance of Staying Physically Active

While research scientists continue to search for the equivalent of Ponce de Leon’s “Fountain of Youth,” experts in exercise physiology and gerontology agree that there might already be an ideal prescription for aging – physical activity and exercise.

Why Staying Active Is So Important

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