It’s True: A Healthy Diet and Exercise Can Extend Lives

It’s True: A Healthy Diet and Exercise Can Extend Lives

If you’re like a lot of people, you might be tired of hearing about the wonders of a healthy diet and regular exercise. New ways of staying fit and living healthy lives come and go all of the time, though. Some of them seem promising, but after a while, people learn that they are too … Continue reading It’s True: A Healthy Diet and Exercise Can Extend Lives

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Seniors and Volunteering — Helping them Give Back

Seniors and Volunteering — Helping them Give Back

When you think about volunteering, you’re probably more likely to imagine a younger person assisting an older individual than the opposite scenario. For many people, volunteering conjures images of strong, youthful people lifting heavy objects and taking on significant physical challenges. But the opportunities available in the world of volunteering encompass options that people of … Continue reading Seniors and Volunteering — Helping them Give Back

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Take a Walk! Five Major Benefits for Seniors

Take a Walk! Five Major Benefits for Seniors

When it comes to staying healthy in one’s senior years, the importance of regular exercise cannot be overstated. Exercise keeps the body young and strong, and it can even improve mood and mental health. Unfortunately, appropriate exercise routines for seniors are difficult to find. As people age, their bodies change, lose power and experience diminished … Continue reading Take a Walk! Five Major Benefits for Seniors

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Seniors and Exercise — It’s Never Too Late to Get Started

Seniors and Exercise — It’s Never Too Late to Get Started

It’s one of the oldest pieces of health advice in the book: regular exercise is one of the major keys to living a healthy, happy life. But actually putting in the time for physical activity is difficult. This is true regardless of age, but it’s a special challenge for seniors — the group that stands … Continue reading Seniors and Exercise — It’s Never Too Late to Get Started

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Depression and Old Age — Advice for Seniors and Their Caregivers

Around the world, it is estimated that 350 million people suffer from the debilitating condition known as clinical depression. In the United States, 14.8 million adults — nearly seven percent of the total population — suffer from the disease, making it a major public health concern. What’s more, people are more likely to experience depressive … Continue reading Depression and Old Age — Advice for Seniors and Their Caregivers

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