‘Tis the Season for Flu Prevention

If you get the flu this year, odds are you’ll be off your feet for quite some time and many people could be at risk for developing a number of serious complications. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that between 50 and 60 percent of flu-related hospitalizations Continue reading

Stimulating Your Brain to Stay Sharp

Studies have shown that daily brain exercises are effective in maintaining mental functioning to help you stay sharp and alert. But the best part about brain exercises is that they’re fun and rewarding. Ideally, you should do a variety of stimulating activities on a regular basis and keep it interesting by mixing it Continue reading

Sunscreen 101

Sunscreen is not just something to think about in your younger years. As you age, your skin is actually more susceptible to UV damage because of the skin’s diminished ability to attract a certain type of immune cells to repair damaged areas. Here are some tips to make sure you’re using the Continue reading

Stay Limber with Daily Stretches

Finding the time to workout every day and having the energy to do it can sometimes slip from your hands. But even if you don’t have time for a workout, you can reduce stress and improve your health while burning calories just by doing 10-15 minutes of stretching a few times a Continue reading

Staying Hydrated in the Heat

Dehydration is a common health issue, especially for people over the age of 65, which can lead to bigger problems if not made a priority early on. As people get older, their body water content decreases, causing issues for your kidneys and water retention. Proper hydration in the Summer heat Continue reading

Choosing Healthy Foods

Not all good foods are created equal. While choosing a spinach wrap over a cheeseburger can be an easy choice to make – choosing between two healthy foods can be a little more difficult. Here are a few tips to help you choose the right kinds of healthy foods. 1. Continue reading

Less Stressful Moving

You’ve probably moved enough times in your life by now to know that it can be a hassle, but it can also be a blessing. “Rightsizing” is a wonderful way to shed the clutter in your life and give you a fresh start with the essentials. As part of our Continue reading