Posts Tagged: health

Senior women using tablet for smart home application

Technology and optimal aging

Technology is constantly changing. Whether it is a television, phone, or computer; the technology within these devices is being improved continuously. Would it not be nice if the cells in our body behaved in the same manner of constant improvement? However, this is not the case. So why not use the two areas together to…
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The flourish index

Flourishing refers to the experience of a life going well. It is a way to describe optimal life functioning, in spite of chronic disease and psychical bodily deterioration. It focuses on adaptation to age-related changes and reduction of abilities, but also the positive gains and strengths associated with old age. To flourish means to proactively…
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Why Optimal Aging?

Everyone ages. From the moment we are born, we begin to grow, mature, and change – the process of aging. When we are young, we call this “maturing” or “growing up,” but as we advance in years, this process gradually changes into “aging.” We do not have to accept that this process of maturing in…
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What is the ‘crypto’ fecal parasite?

Many people enjoy relaxing or exercising in a swimming pool, especially when temperatures are sweltering, but concerns about a parasite could have them reevaluating whether they want to take the plunge. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning about a parasite, Cryptosporidium or crypto, that can be passed on through swimming pools….
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Meal planning could be the key to your health

Life can often become stressful and busy between all of your responsibilities. Let’s be real, after a long day of work, the last thing you want to do is spend the next couple of hours putting together dinner. The same can be said for getting up early to make breakfast and lunch. That is why…
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