Tag Archives: Happiness

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Pain Relief While You Sleep

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Many people who are living with chronic pain often deal with the struggle of not being able to fall asleep, stay asleep, or are waking up too early because of the pain. Sleep issues cause frustration, fatigue, and can make the pain worse that it was before. Nearly two-thirds of those with chronic pain also [...]

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Relieve Pain Without Medication

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Chronic pain affects over 100 million Americans, and over 1.5 billion people worldwide. This means that chronic pain is affecting more people than diabetes, heart disease, strokes, and cancer combined! Lucky for us there are some great tips and products for homecare that can be used in order to reduce chronic pain, and improve quality [...]

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Weight Gain and Arthritis (What You Need to Know)

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Like the chicken or egg dilemma, determining whether weight gain or arthritis comes first is a real head-scratcher. On the one hand, obese people are 60% more likely to develop arthritis than those of normal weight. On the other hand, an official arthritis diagnosis is often the catalyst for immediate weight gain, a fact that manufacturers of arthritis relief products take [...]

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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 [...]