Posts Categorized: Wellness

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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Why am I dizzy?

What can you do if you are feeling dizzy? You are not alone Did you know 69 million Americans have problems with dizziness and balance?1 More than a third of adults in the U.S. 40 years and older have experienced some sort of vestibular dysfunction.2 Your balance system Your balance is controlled by your vestibular…
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Group of young athletes using smart watches during a training session on the running track.

Does your fitness tracker make you healthier?

Do you wear a Fitbit, Garmin, Apple Watch or other type of fitness tracker to help you get in shape? A new study suggests these wearable devices aren’t providing the benefits to your health that you may be expecting. According to a recent study published in The American Journal of Medicine, wearable devices don’t correlate…
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