Tag Archives: Happiness

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What I Did at Summer Camp

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As summer comes to an end, we are going to reflect back on all the fun, and active ways some of our favorite seniors enjoyed the warm months. Many of these activities can be continued into fall, winter, and spring, and will keep you active, and happy all year long!   This summer our friend [...]

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Get out there this Summer

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Lucky enough for us, summer is a time where being outside is enjoyable, and great for our bodies and mental health. Even if only for a short period of time, being active outside can greatly improve senior’s quality of life. With proper protection from the sun, Vitamin D is great for the body! Vitamin D [...]

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Skincare Tips for Summer

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As the Summer months continue with warm weather and beautiful days, there are things to keep in mind about seniors’ skin care. A few small changes can greatly improve skin health and appearance. What should go in What seniors are eating greatly affects how they look on the outside, and how their body feels. Look [...]

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Keep Your Cool this Summer

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Summertime is known to be the time of year filled with warm days, sunshine, and relaxation. This is what comes to mind for most people, but there are also health risks including overheating, sunburns, and dehydration, especially in seniors. Luckily, there are many things we can all do to make sure seniors are protected, and [...]

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Coping with Chronic Back Pain

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The standard advice for coping with chronic back pain is usually a mix of exercise, back pain support products, and anti-inflammatories. It’s good advice, sure, but incomplete for many people. Doctors have long suspected a missing link in back pain treatment. It’s what conventional wisdom overlooks: the mind-body connection. The results of one study show that [...]

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Are your feet causing your back pain?

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Back pain is a complex problem with many contributing factors. Problems in the feet can and do affect your back. Here’s a good rule of thumb: if you have no other explanation for back pain and the doctor can’t find anything within the back itself, it might be your feet. For example, feet that are forced into the wrong shoes can damage [...]

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The Importance of Exercising with Arthritis

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Although it may be the last thing you want to do when you’re suffering from pain, exercising with arthritis has proven to be very beneficial. It seems only logical to stop moving the part of your body that is aching, but following that instinct may be more negative than positive. Arthritis, also called osteoarthritis, is [...]

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Why Haven’t You Tried Yoga Yet?

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Finding a weekly exercise routine can be tough if you’re experiencing arthritis pain and symptoms. Arthritis specialists recommend yoga as an exercise because it is gentle enough to help soothe pain and reduce tension while also increasing flexibility, which are all factors that will help cope with the disease. Doctors recommend doing yoga to not [...]

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The Benefits of Putting Some Spring In Your Step This Season

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Believe it or not, flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, and warmer weather is indeed approaching. The warmer seasons bring an ideal time for outdoor aerobic activity, which, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is proven to not only help with your physical well being, but also your “function, mood, and quality [...]