November 26, 2018

10 Immune Boosting Foods for Seniors

The holidays are fast approaching, and there is a whirlwind of activities, to-do lists, and travel. With so much going on, it’s easy to get caught up in all the excitement. At the same time, cold and flu season is already upon us, and the stress...

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August 13, 2018

How Often Do Seniors Need Preventative Care Checkups?

Growing older doesn't mean it’s time to slow down. In fact, many seniors are speeding up and revising what it means to be a retiree. Preventative care works helps keep seniors active and avoid health problems: here’s what you need to know about...

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May 23, 2018

6 Ways for Older Adults to Manage Seasonal Allergies

Spring in the Midwest, with its growing greenery and flowers, is like a breath of fresh air after a long winter. Unfortunately for some, however, new growth means that the air is also full of pollen, setting off allergies in residents young and...

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February 20, 2018

Staying Connected in a Retirement Community


The importance of staying active as we grow older is well documented. Not only can frequent exercise help keep muscles strong, it can also improve balance, overall health, and mood. But did you know that it’s just as important to stay socially...

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February 6, 2018

Keeping Up With Your Resolutions? 5 Tips for Active Senior Living


Very few people will be surprised that in a study of popular New Year’s resolutions in the United States, getting more exercise topped the list, along with eating healthier and spending less money. For aging adults, getting active can be a...

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October 15, 2014

The Grain Train-Don’t Get Taken for a Ride

 Fruit and veggies are always stars in the public nutrition spotlight. Grains, on the other hand, are often treated like second-class citizens. With the gluten-free craze sweeping the nation, grains, as in wheat, rye and barley products, have...

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October 8, 2014

Food For Thought ... Spices

We hope you are getting as excited as we are about the possibilities. Our ongoing investigation has brought us to the power of some ingredients that won’t add calories but may offer some health benefits. Smoothies and easy soup started our journey....

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September 16, 2014

Food for Thought…and Health!

 Do you think you are what you eat? How important a role do you think diet plays in your health and longevity? Since we are kept alive by air, water and food, it seems logical to presume that nutrition is a pretty big deal.

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