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December, 2013

  • 20 December

    New Year’s Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

    Did you know that only about three percent of people who make New Year’s resolutions actually follow through? Every year, millions of people vow to lose weight, eat healthier, give up caffeine, drink less alcohol, and exercise more often. So, why is it so hard to follow through and make …

  • 16 December

    Never Too Late to Start Exercising

    A recent study in London indicated that regular physical activity helps people age in a healthier way. This is true for people who exercise steadily as well as those who didn’t develop a healthy exercise program until much later in life. The researchers examined 3,454 seniors over an eight-year period …

  • 2 December

    Happy Over 70: Tips To Aging Gracefully

    Today, all over the world, people are living longer than ever before. In the United States alone, according to the 2010 Census, more than nine percent of the population was age 70 or older, and the senior population continues to grow and thrive in their later years. Perhaps it is …

  • 1 December

    How Being Outside Makes You Happy

    If we take note of many European cultures, we can learn so much from their healthy eating habits and leisurely lifestyles. Europeans eat well, take time off from their jobs, and spend a significant amount of time with family and friends, often at outdoor cafés. Europeans also do a lot …

November, 2013

  • 28 November

    Nursing Home Contracts – What’s Critical?

    Making the decision to have a loved one live in a nursing home is never an easy one, but sometimes, it is inevitable. You want your aging family member to have the best care you can afford and finding a nursing home that meets your standards can be challenging, especially …

  • 27 November

    Senior Living: How a Healthy Environment Matters

    As we get older, maintaining good health becomes more challenging. When the aging process takes over, we have to work harder to stay healthy. Exercising and eating well may become more of a priority if we want to keep our immune systems strong and our bodies active. The good news …

  • 22 November

    Hammer Toe Treatment Solutions

    When Other Treatments Fail, Hammer Toe Surgery may be the Right Solution Hammer toe is a deformity that can be extremely painful for the individual who suffers from it. The way that the deformity causes the toe (most often the second toe) to become fixed in a bent position can …

  • 22 November

    Injured And Not Your Fault Time to Claim

      It’s not easy being injured in something that wasn’t your fault. But sometimes, fate isn’t smiling on you that day and you happened to be the one who got injured. Whether it was a road traffic collision that gave you that sever whiplash or a raised curb that damaged …

  • 14 November

    15 Ways to Childproof Your Home

    Personal hygiene is important for adults, but perhaps even more important for babies whose immune systems are just developing. Once you bring a baby home from the hospital, you will want to keep your home clean and safe for your infant at every state of his life. Here are 15 …

  • 2 November

    Bad Meds, Bad Care…Time to Sue?

    Although the United States is abundant with doctors, researchers and other medical professionals who truly strive to keep our population healthy and thriving, all too often, we place too much trust in them. Doctors, researchers and other medical professionals are people, just like us, and sometimes these people make mistakes …