Wellness & Nutrition

Wellness & Lifestyle

Plan the Best Road Trip Ever

Car trips can be magical, or nightmarish, depending whether you’re the adult or the child and which part of the trip you’re in. While it’s impossible to make every minute smooth sailing, here are some tips to keep you rolling along.

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How to Build Healthier Sleep Rituals

Good sleep has many health benefits ranging from lowering the risk for depression and high blood pressure to preventing poor eating habits. If you are struggling to get a good night’s rest, this information will be of interest.

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The Art of Meal Planning

Meal or menu planning can be a hot ticket to easy homecooked meals, stress free grocery shopping, and peaceful evenings — but who has the time? Skip the apps and online meal services and follow these tips for easy-peasy menu making.

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How to Reduce Added Sugar in Your Diet

While our bodies need sugar, it should come from natural sources — whole grains, fruits, and vegetables — not sugar added to our daily diet. Natural sugar gives us energy and powers our brain. But when we consume too much added sugar, it can wreak havoc on the body.

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4 Useful Driving Aids for Older Adults

From a loss of flexibility to slower reflexes, the issue of senior driving can be contentious in many families. Fortunately, there are driving aids that can help keep senior drivers safe behind the wheel of their car.

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3 Remedies for Managing Spring Allergies

An itchy nose, watery eyes, painful congestion, and intense sneezing can all be signs you have a seasonal allergy. Allergies can be uncomfortable for people of all ages but can be managed with a little help. Here’s what you should know as you head into the spring allergy season.

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4 Leading Hip Fracture Risks for Older Adults

The risk for losing your life after a hip fracture increases even for adults as young as age 50. From infections to pneumonia, 1 in 3 people who break a hip will die from complications within a year. Here are 4 hip fracture risks for older adults.

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How to Adopt a Heart-Smart Lifestyle during Retirement

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women worldwide. Experts say it doesn’t have to be this way. Many risk factors that contribute to cardiac diseases can be controlled with a healthy lifestyle. Here are 9 ways you can protect your heart.

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Do You Have a Winter Safety Plan?

Winter can sometimes sneak up on us, especially amid the challenges of the last year. Taking extra steps to identify and create a safety plan to protect your family from winter hazards is essential. Following are ways to protect your well-being this winter.

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At Your Door: Healthy Dining at Home

If you are looking for easy ways to eat well at home, we have a few ideas for you to explore. From meal kits delivered to your doorstep to restaurant and grocery store delivery services, it’s easier than ever to access healthy meals.

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Healing Through Art

For seniors dealing with memory loss, stress or pain, coloring, drawing, painting or sculpting may be a beneficial activity. The process of creating artwork can help people express their feelings while reducing anxiety, stress, and even chronic pain.

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6 Tips to Start the New Year Off Right

The start of a new year can be a time of renewal. It offers each of us an opportunity to reflect, set new goals, and start over. For many, living a healthier life is a popular resolution. If it’s one of yours, we have some suggestions to help you live better.

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