Category Archives for Seniors

Keeping A Healthy Brain While You Age

Image by cloois via Flickr An active mind is a healthy mind, so keeping your mind sharp is a good portion of aging well and living a better life as you grow older. If you continue to challenge and engage your brain with activities such as continued learning and healthy dieting you can maintain your […]

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How To Prevent Strokes

Image via Wikipedia When blood circulation in the brain fails, the result is a stroke. Also known as a brain attack, brain cells die from decreased blood flow and lack of oxygen. The two main categories of a stroke are those where a blockage of blood flow to the brain and those caused by bleeding […]

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An Apple A Day… Seniors And Nutrition

Image via Wikipedia Every time you turn on the television or open a magazine, you are confronted about the  ever-growing worldwide problem of obesity. More and more people are unhealthily overweight; there have always been some individuals who have eaten unhealthily, but now the population as a whole now has to consider how our diets […]

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Safety First: How To Stay Safe In Your Senior Year

Image by Sailing “Footprints: Real to Reel” (Ronn ashore) via Flickr There is nothing worse than having what you consider to be a silly little accident but paying the price for it over the course of a few weeks. A simple trip over an object that has been left lying around can hurt your back […]

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Rest Easy In Your Home: Seniors And Security

[ad] Image by cbcastro via Flickr If you watch the news or read the newspapers every day then you will know that crime rates have risen dramatically in most urban, suburban and rural areas in the last ten years. Members of our society perpetrate some heinous crimes, and reading about them is extremely unsettling, especially […]

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Health Tips to Enjoy Senior Years

[ad] Was it Groucho Marx who said, “If I had known I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself.”? You cannot pick up a book or switch on the television these days without having someone preaching to you about the benefits of healthy living. Most of these experts […]

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Keep The Body Young: A Senior’s Guide To Exercise

[ad] Image by Getty Images via Daylife There are so many exercise programs available for any age and level of fitness, that there is really no excuse not to get started today. However, there are some general guidelines for seniors when they do start some form of exercise. Seniors may find exercise more beneficial than […]

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