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Holistic Nutrition Guidelines

Holistic health guidelines are meant to help individuals achieve a state of balance through a healthy lifestyle. A holistic diet focuses on more than just what you eat. It also takes your emotional, physical and spiritual well-being into account. The Objective of Holistic diet The goal of a holistic diet is to provide your body [...]

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How is Cholesterol Measured?

The body need cholesterol to operate and it is derived from two main sources. It comes from the foods we eat and the body itself produces cholesterol. Your liver is mainly responsible for synthesizing cholesterol and releasing it into the bloodstream. While we require a certain amount of cholesterol to function, too much of it [...]

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Heart Health for Seniors

Cardiovascular Disease, also known as CVD or heart disease, is a one of the biggest threats to senior health. According to the American Heart Association’s 2002 to 2012 national health and nutrition examination survey; nearly 70% of Americans over the age of 60 suffered from a form ofheart disease. For people over the age of [...]

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Ways That We Age As Our Bodies Change

Aging isn’t all bad, as we get older we also grow wiser and gain insight, but there are some facts about aging that we should be aware of. It’s no surprise that the body changes we get older. No matter hard we try to avoid it, our bodies will change over time. It’s important to [...]

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Exercises for senior citizens

As we grow older our bodies and minds need extra attention. It’s extremely important for senior citizens to pay close attention to their physical and mental health. This article will outline 7 simple, yet effective exercises to keep your mind and body in good shape. There are lots of exercises and activities you can schedule [...]

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10 Common Health Problems for Seniors

Overweight and Obesity Being overweight can dramatically increase your risk of hypertension, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cardiovascular disease, cancer and a host of other problems. There are many practical guides that can help you learn how to control your weight put out by the National Institute of Health. Smoking Say no to tobacco [...]

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Safety Tips for Seniors

Accidents can happen unexpectedly, especially for seniors. As the number of elderly people who live independently grows, it becomes more important to make sure that they are safe in the home. By learning about the most common accidents and ways to prevent them, you can minimize the risk for injury and serious complications from accidents. [...]

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Traveling Tips for The Elderly

Traveling is one of the greatest joys for the elderly, especially for family visits. Trips could be for the holidays or an adventure to a vacation destination. Many seniors are independent and can go alone, and others may require company. Either way there are certain steps you can take to make the trip easier. Making [...]

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Trends in Assisted Living Communities

As the baby boomer generation approaches retirement, new trends for residential and healthcare services emerge. The assisted living industry is affected by these changes dramatically. Everything is changing from the technology used in the industry to the attitudes of consumers. The housing and healthcare industry must address the situation at hand. Many companies are trying [...]

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Active Living for Seniors with Dementia

Those who suffer from dementia face challenges each day. While dementia may be limiting, there are a range of things those afflicted by it can do to stay entertained and active. Just because someone suffers from dementia doesn’t mean that they still cannot enjoy an active lifestyle. Most assisted living facilities offer their residents a [...]

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