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Reasons You Must Do Exercise Daily

Reasons You Must Do Exercise Daily

| June 24, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

5 Reasons You Must Do Exercise Daily In today’s modern era, everyone has a hectic schedule, and there is a shift towards a sedentary lifestyle. Now people tend to remain seated and do their work rather than being involved in the movement. There is hardly any scope of physical activity. It’s been seen that people […]

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How and When to Switch Doctors

How and When to Switch Doctors

| May 31, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Teri Dreher, RN, CCRN, iRNPA It goes without saying that the doctor/patient relationship is key to good health. It’s important we believe that our physicians are competent and compassionate. When patients trust their doctors, it benefits their well-being. But what happens when you lose faith in your doctor? If you consistently feel that you’re […]

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How Genetics Play a Vital Role in Health and Wellness

How Genetics Play a Vital Role in Health and Wellness

| April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

How Genetics Play a Vital Role in Health and Wellness Have you ever wished you could just know what to do for your health? Most people understand that they should exercise more, eat more veggies, sleep more and reduce stress but there are actually some ways that folks can be more targeted with health as […]

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Five Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Five Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Five Ways to Keep Heart-Healthy Year Round By: Senior Helpers February is National Heart Health Month, and with eighty percent of heart disease being preventable, it’s important to know a few easy ways to maintain your health and keep your senior loved one’s heart beating strong this month and beyond. Senior care expert, Tonya Jackson, […]

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Holistic Well Being is Integral to Leadership Success

Holistic Well Being is Integral to Leadership Success

| February 19, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

HOLISTIC WELL-BEING IS INTEGRAL TO LEADERSHIP SUCCESS New Book Praised by John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market, Explores Intrinsic Connection Between Personal Well-Being and Leadership Abilities, Offers Approach Inspired by Techniques From Traditional Practice of Yoga Wellesley, MA – When we think about the qualities of an ideal leader, words like “decisive,” “charismatic,” “visionary”, […]

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4 Myths About Migraines After 50

4 Myths About Migraines After 50

| February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

4-Myths About Migraines After 50 While most people will experience head pain at some point in their lives with varying frequency and intensity, many dismiss their symptoms as “just a headache.” But if you have head pain that’s so severe it interferes with daily tasks, and if it is associated with other symptoms like sensitivity […]

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Human Rejuvenation and Longevity – Inspired By Nature

Human Rejuvenation and Longevity – Inspired By Nature

| January 20, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Human Rejuvenation and Longevity – Inspired By Nature By Ira S. Pastor Introduction We currently live on a planet with many organisms which from a health and wellness perspective are much further advanced than human beings. Many lower organisms (i.e. amphibians, planarians) can replace lost or damaged organs and tissues that are identical in both […]

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Combating Social Isolation: Insights from Today’s Aging Experts

Combating Social Isolation: Insights from Today’s Aging Experts

| January 4, 2018 | 2 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Combating Social Isolation: Insights from Today’s Aging Experts Humans have a fundamental need for socialization and inclusion. For older adults, living alone and being socially isolated are rising to the top of age-related health issues. In fact, research studies reveal that lacking social connections can be as damaging to health. And as smoking 15 cigarettes […]

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Men’s Attitudes Changing When It Comes to Their Health

Men’s Attitudes Changing When It Comes to Their Health

| November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Men’s Attitudes Changing When It Comes to Their Health By Ann Naumann, senior content manager, A Place for Mom A majority of U.S. men want to take charge of their own health and are confident they can manage their health and wellbeing, according to an international survey conducted by Chattem, Inc., in partnership with the […]

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Male Sexual Health at Any Age

Male Sexual Health at Any Age

| November 4, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Male Sexual Health 1. Five Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer: A Quick Guide Male Sexual Health: In the last thirty years, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of cases of prostate cancer detected each year. This is due to the rising median age of our population as well as our ability to […]

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Functional Diagnostic Nutrition

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition

| October 30, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The Total Reboot 90 is a proven step-by-step program that shows participants how to:  Lose 20-30 pounds and keep it off Catapult their energy levels Eradicate nagging aches and pains and regain mobility Feel and look 10-20 years younger During this 3-month long program Andrew uses his training in Functional Diagnostic Nutrition, Sports Medicine, Personal […]

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Sugar Sweetened Beverages Raise Risk of Diabetes

Sugar Sweetened Beverages Raise Risk of Diabetes

| October 9, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

  2055 L Street NW Suite 600 ■ Washington, DC ■ 20036 ■ Telephone 202.971.3636 ■ Fax 202.736.9705 ■ Sugar Sweetened Drinks Raise Risk of Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome WASHINGTON—Regularly drinking sugar-sweetened beverages such as soda and juice contributes to the development of diabetes, high blood pressure and other endemic health problems, according to a review […]

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Why Boomers Should Get These Three Vaccinations

Why Boomers Should Get These Three Vaccinations

| September 21, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

We usually think of babies and little kids when we think about vaccinations, but did you know that there are three vaccines specifically recommended for older adults? They are pneumococcal vaccination, the shingles vaccine, and flu shots. Even if you hate needles, the benefits of these vaccines far outweigh any discomfort, such as a needle […]

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How Aging Affects Your Sleep and What To Do About It

How Aging Affects Your Sleep and What To Do About It

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Sleep studies show that with aging, many people have a harder time falling asleep. They also awaken more often during the night, averaging three or four awakenings each night. This may happen because they spend less time in deep (REM) sleep and because they may be awakened by pain from an injury or illness or they […]

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How to Get More from Your Doctor Appointments

How to Get More from Your Doctor Appointments

| September 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

10 Dos & Don’ts for Being an Informed Patient Even the healthiest of us can get a little nervous in the doctor’s office. As a result, we sometimes forget the very questions we came to ask or leave without fully understanding what the doctor just advised us to do. On top of it, doctor appointments […]

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5 Must-Have Gadgets for Healthy Travels

5 Must-Have Gadgets for Healthy Travels

| September 3, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Summer travels are at its peak, and while getaways can offer much-needed relaxation or adventure, they can also pose major health and safety risks — Exposure to new cuisines and environments while being away from our usual doctors can be a dangerous combination. However, today’s technology affords us the peace of mind to be able […]

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Quality of Care – Nursing Home Red Flags

Quality of Care – Nursing Home Red Flags

| September 3, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Important Warning Signs You Could Miss Finding the right nursing home to provide quality care for your loved one can be a long and difficult process. A process that should be taken seriously.According to The Nursing Home Abuse Guide, nearly 10 percent of nursing homes have violations that pose a risk of serious injury or […]

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60 is the new 30

60 is the new 30

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Do you remember 30 years ago, when many 60-year-olds were barely able to function in the competitive business world? To be in shape? To be a vital part of a healthy, sexual, intimate relationship? Thank God times have changed. And they’ve changed in the most beautiful ways ever. Well, now 60 is the new 30. […]

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Beets New Generation Cuisine

Beets New Generation Cuisine

| September 1, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Check out these scrumptious new generation cuisine! You’ll gonna love them and they’re healthy. Cooking with European Influences  2014 “This is a delicious and easy salad which takes little time and is a great meatless main course. It uses beets, goat cheese, candied walnuts and baby greens. For a main dish salad, add a seared sea-bass […]

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7 Easy Ways to Incorporate Plants Into Your Meals

7 Easy Ways to Incorporate Plants Into Your Meals

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The healthiest, most sustainable lifestyle today means having a balanced diet with an emphasis on eating more plants. Fortunately, there are many easy options we can choose from in order to better our health and make us feel good. Sara Siskind, Certified Nutritional Health Counselor, has come up with 7 easy ways to incorporate more plants into […]

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What Every Senior Should Know:  Hospital Observation, Admittance, Medicare &MOON

What Every Senior Should Know: Hospital Observation, Admittance, Medicare &MOON

| August 10, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

What’s worse for a senior than getting hospitalized and then having to go for rehab? Learning that Medicare won’t cover your rehab because of a technicality. It’s one of the bigger messes in healthcare today, and despite recent attempts to fix it, many seniors still don’t fully understand it…until it hits them in the wallet. Observation Status […]

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The Future of Healthcare is Here

The Future of Healthcare is Here

| August 5, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

What is the future of healthcare? Imagine this scenario: you place an order for medication, but instead of taking a week, it arrives in only a few hours. And instead of being delivered by a mail carrier, it is dropped off by a robot. This may seem like a scene out of a sci-fi movie, […]

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Top Health Signals to Monitor to Empower Healthy Living

Top Health Signals to Monitor to Empower Healthy Living

| July 11, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Your body is constantly talking to you. It sends important signals throughout the day that indicate key changes in your health. And, one of the best ways to prolong a healthy life is to listen to what your body is saying. Thanks to advanced sensing technology, health trackers can make keeping track of your body’s […]

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Eating Disorder Recovery — Possible In Midlife

Eating Disorder Recovery — Possible In Midlife

| July 7, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

“As a teenager, I did not obsess about bingeing. I just did it on occasion.No big deal, I thought. As I got older, however – from my 20’s straight through my 50’s – it became more frequent as I strived for the ‘perfect’ figure. I tried every diet — I would lose weight only to […]

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Tackling a Silent Killer – My Journey to a Cure for Hepatitis C

Tackling a Silent Killer – My Journey to a Cure for Hepatitis C

| June 21, 2017 | 2 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

There’s a silent killer stalking the streets and it’s actively trying to kill 3.8 million Americans. Some know they’re being stalked, but most don’t. The killer was identified in 1989, so we know its name and what it looks like, but it wasn’t until three years ago, that a dependable way to deal with it […]

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Take Charge of Your Bone Health During National Osteoporosis Month

Take Charge of Your Bone Health During National Osteoporosis Month

| May 29, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

What You Need to Know We all know there are certain health screenings that consistently remain top-of-mind – mammograms for breast health, dermatology appointments to scan for melanoma, colonoscopies to detect and prevent colon cancer, but screening for osteoporosis too frequently flies under the radar. Despite the fact that osteoporosis causes 2 million bone fractures […]

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Hepatitis C: Why Baby Boomers Should be Tested Immediately

Hepatitis C: Why Baby Boomers Should be Tested Immediately

If you were born between 1945 and 1965, you could be one of more than three million baby boomers living with hepatitis C in the U.S. and not even know it. Despite only making up 27% of the U.S. population, baby boomers account for more than 75 percent of hepatitis C cases in the U.S. […]

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4 Tips To Sleep Better  During Allergy Season

4 Tips To Sleep Better During Allergy Season

| May 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Spring is the season of renewal. Plants and trees start to rebound from the harsh winter that claimed most of their leaves and vegetation. Birds return from their Southern vacations, serenade us with their morning songs and rebuild their nests in preparation for new arrivals.   Unfortunately, there is another renewal that many people don’t […]

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Caregiving in a Digital Age

Caregiving in a Digital Age

| May 20, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

According to AARP, nearly 44 million Americans are caregivers for a relative or friend over age 50. That’s nearly 1 in 5 adults nationwide.  According to Caregiving in the U.S. 2015, released jointly by the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, caregivers as a whole are becoming as diverse as the American population.  Caregiving cuts across all […]

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Is The Anti-Gluten Frenzy About To Be  Countered By A Pro-Wheat Comeback?

Is The Anti-Gluten Frenzy About To Be Countered By A Pro-Wheat Comeback?

Americans at one time lived their lives utterly unconcerned about the gluten in their diets. But an anti-gluten craze that erupted in the last decade has become so prominent that it spawned a $16-billion-a-year industry. Gluten became branded as the enemy of good health, bestselling books scared the public away from wheat, and foods marketed […]

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4 Tips For Overcoming Life’s  Most Traumatic Experiences

4 Tips For Overcoming Life’s Most Traumatic Experiences

Wouldn’t it be great if our most difficult days came with Hollywood-happy endings? And wouldn’t it be great to overcome life’s most traumatic experiences? In the movies, when faced with the worst possible situations, our heroes rise to the occasion and find strength they never knew they had. But those who experience real-life traumas are […]

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How To Stay Young (At Least In Spirit)  When You’re Retired

How To Stay Young (At Least In Spirit) When You’re Retired

How to stay young? Read on.. Mohr Keet of South Africa bungee jumped when he was 96, landing himself in the Guinness Board of World Records. Yuichiro Miura of Japan climbed Mount Everest when he was 80. Not everyone in the golden years of life will attempt and accomplish such extraordinary feats, but most people […]

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ER or UC: How Baby Boomers Can Choose the Right Care at the Right Time

ER or UC: How Baby Boomers Can Choose the Right Care at the Right Time

By: Dr. Chad Masters, MD, MBA, MedExpress From telemedicine to increased opportunities for comparison shopping among health plans, healthcare consumers are enjoying a growing array of options when it comes to choosing the right care. Urgent care is also expanding in popularity, providing Americans with more alternatives to traditional services like the emergency room. Baby […]

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3 Tips For Fixing Your ‘Sugar Belly’  And Returning Wheat To Your Diet

3 Tips For Fixing Your ‘Sugar Belly’ And Returning Wheat To Your Diet

| May 4, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Poor wheat. It seems the golden grain has lost much of its luster, thanks to the gluten-free movement (now a $16-billion-dollar-a-year industry) and a broad-brush bashing that has painted it as the latest food demon. “Wheat has been found guilty without a fair trial,” says Dr. John Douillard, a former NBA nutrition expert and author […]

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10 Ways to Prevent Medical Errors from Happening to You

10 Ways to Prevent Medical Errors from Happening to You

By Teri Dreher, Author & Speaker, RN, CCRN, iRNPA   You count on doctors and hospitals to protect your heath. But unthinkably, sometimes the opposite happens. Medical errors are now the third leading cause of death in the U.S., according to a recent study by Johns Hopkins Medicine. Cancer and heart disease are still the […]

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Ten Tips for Effective Communication With Your Doctor

Ten Tips for Effective Communication With Your Doctor

| May 2, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Dr. Karen Trollope-Kumar Effective communication… Sometimes my work as a family doctor the days don’t always go as expected. On a busy day, I feel like I’ll never catch up, and it’s frustrating that I can’t give adequate time to each individual patient. One afternoon not long ago, I was feeling unusually tired. I […]

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