Posts Tagged: wellness

Tips for preventing birth defects

It’s estimated that birth defects occur in about 1 out of every 33 infants – the good news is that some of these are preventable. Expectant mothers can increase their chances of having a healthy baby by managing existing health conditions, adopting healthier lifestyle choices, and making regular visits to a health care provider before…
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Re-thinking New Year’s resolutions

As we approach the end of 2019 and the start of the new year, most people start thinking about making resolutions. Maybe we shouldn’t start until the new year to make those resolutions though. As the holidays are ramping up and we are spending time with family and friends, this can also be a time…
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Thanksgiving table with turkey and sides

The Feast

Thinking of the traditional Thanksgiving and holiday dishes of turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, sweet potato casserole, green beans and pecan pie can make your mouth water! It’s food we look forward to and love to eat this time of year. And then comes January. Research differs on the average amount the scale creeps up…
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Depressed senior woman at home feeling sad. Elderly woman looks sadly outside the window. Depressed lonely lady standing alone and looking through the window.

Mental health

Older adults have an increased risk for mental illnesses because of the losses that can accompany the aging process. Many older adults have lost their independence, friends, family members and social roles. Even with this increased risk for mental health challenges, many older adults do not receive the treatment they need due to stigma of…
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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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