Healthy Lifestyle

Why Mobilization is Important During Hospital Stays

National Nutrition Month


It’s March. March means New Year’s resolutions are fizzling out, and our goals to change our eating habits to healthier choices may have taken a turn for the worse. Choosing healthy foods is difficult at all ages, but maintaining good nutrition as an older adult can be even more challenging. Transportation options can be limited, healthier food tends to be higher priced, and many older adults no longer cook for themselves. Combined with regular exercise, maintaining proper nutrition will help you live longer, be more mentally sharp, and feel better all around.

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.

The Value of Continuous Learning: Keeping You Young in Mind, Body and Spirit

“Use it or lose it!”

While this advice originally applied to physical fitness and muscle mass, it is now being used to describe our need to maintain brain fitness as we get older. Today, expert sources, such as the Mayo Clinic and the Alzheimer’s Association, actively promote ongoing learning and brain-healthy activities to keep your mind sharp as well as to delay or possibly even prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

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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