Health & Well-being

Relationships

Healing Relationships After the Unprecedented Election of 2020

It’s undeniable that Joe Biden faces the daunting task of uniting the nation after a bitter election. On a smaller scale, the strong beliefs and emotions incited by political rhetoric this year have caused painful …

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Holidays After Loss of a Loved One – How to Cope

The holidays are almost here and for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one, they can be very difficult times. The holidays are a reminder of what once was, of traditions repeated …

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Fitness

Come on in, the Water’s Great!

Easy Exercises for Older Adults (and everyone else!) By: Leslie Barker |  I just finished swimming a mile. I’m only telling you because I am just so tickled and want to share my accomplishment. Before …

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How to Sneak Exercise Into Your Day

By: Leslie Barker | Above photo by: Juan Garcia | Model — Bridget Bartlett ~  If you happened to see me in line at the post office recently, I probably looked like I was just …

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Mindfulness & Relaxation

Rest and Radiance

The Sleep and Glow Connection By: Lynn Jenkins |  According to experts, lack of sleep can negatively effect your body and mind, but what about your skin? Is your appearance affected when you don’t get …

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Stop and Smell the Roses: Take a Moment to Relax

By: Sharon Kurtz |  In these hectic days we sometimes  need to take a break to relax and rejuvenate our mind, body, and spirit. Here are some easy ways to kick back and relax. Read …

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Medical

How to Survive Caregiving

Caregiving can be one of the most beautiful and selfless acts of love a person can give to another. It can also be physically exhausting and mentally debilitating. Caring for a loved one can have …

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How to Keep Your Mind Sharp After 50

By: Dr. Bert Hayslip |  As  people reach their 40’s and 50’s temporary slips of memory, difficulty learning new ideas and concepts, or solving new problems sometimes convince them they’re “getting old”—or, worse, they might …

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Nutrition

Beware of “Free Trial” Scams!

Several years ago, I posted a blog warning about a scam involving a free trial for a dietary supplement supposedly featured on the popular TV show Shark Tank. It wasn’t on Shark Tank. But it …

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Organic Food Is Not Always Better

By Jennifer “Neily” Neily, MS, RDN, FAND ~ Surveys reveal consumers generally believe organic food superior to non-organic food. They think it’s healthier, more nutritious, and free of pesticides. But is it? Since the USDA …

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