We’re welcoming brighter days while continuing to promote health and safety.
With the warm weather finally showing up in most parts of the country, it's a popular time to have a backyard barbecue with friends. As the weekend is right around the corner, seniors may even want to consider extending the fun to family too.
As seniors age, many notice that various body parts do not work as well as they used to. Whether it's hearing or balance, seniors could notice a change in mobility, hearing and vision.
As you enter your senior years, you know now is a great time to make sure you're eating right and getting the proper nutrition to maintain healthy senior living. Of course, it doesn't mean you have to radically adjust your diet. You may not realize that some of your favorite recipes include an ingredient that packs a lot of nutritional value.
With the summer season comes new crops, meaning you'll be seeing an abundance of fresh herbs, fruits and vegetables at the grocery store and your local farmer's market in the coming months. While summer is known as garlic season, green garlic is picked a few weeks earlier, meaning the time is now to enjoy this savory food.
Last week, I discussed diabetes management. This week I want to focus on the level of information available to make healthy choices. Once you have begun this journey, know the world is out there helping you plan your meals. It may not be easy or simple, and old habits are hard to break. But if you start today, by taking small yet significant steps, you will make a big difference in your health or the health of a loved one.
Memorial Day weekend gives us a great excuse to get together with friends and family, but you want to make sure you come to gatherings prepared. Usually, the host is already set on meats to grill, as they've probably been preparing for a while.
Diabetes is a disease that is often talked about in terms of prevention, but not in management. With the American Heart Association reporting that in 2008 over seventy thousand American deaths were attributed to the disease, individuals, especially seniors, can begin at any time to take the steps to manage their diabetes successfully.
We have all heard for years the negative affect smoking has on our health, and as you age, the habit can put you at a higher risk for a number of serious health problems. However, a new study suggests that consuming omega-3 fatty acids could help reduce the amount of physical harm smoking can cause.