Perambulating for Health

My father liked to write letters, stories or words of wisdom. Most of the letters he wrote were to politicians, presidents especially, with recommendations. After he wrote these letters, he threw them away because this was his way of venting. Feeling nostalgic recently, I … [Read more...]

How To Improve Posture As You Age

As you age, your spine changes. It can lose thickness and elasticity, which affects your posture and overall health. Strengthen your spine, improve your posture and age gracefully with the following tips. Why Is Posture so Important? Poor posture affects your body in several … [Read more...]

Healthy Aging: What Happens If You Don’t Get The Right Nutrients?  

While good nutrition is important at every age, it is especially important for healthy aging. Older adults have special nutritional needs, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and many people do not get the nutrients they need to stay active and healthy. In a … [Read more...]

5 Ways A Clean House Improves Your Thinking

We all love to live in a clean house. Even you are not a cleaning fanatic, there is a peace and satisfaction that comes with being in a clean environment. Researchers have found a connection between a clean house and our mental well-being. According to a November 2009 Study … [Read more...]

The Connection Between Diabetes And Alzheimer’s

There has been a strong theory throughout the health care community that Type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer's disease may be linked. It appears as if many of the same people who developed Type 2 diabetes also developed Alzheimer's. Over the years, medical researchers have conducted … [Read more...]

Blue Cross gives medical records access via cell phone

Parents or people providing care for elderly parents will have a new way to carry personal health records and provide them to physicians. Blue Cross of Northeast Pennsylvania is providing an application for cell phones to it's insured. The first wave of patients have been given … [Read more...]

Aging in Place Health: 5 Tips to a Healthier, Happier You

Just like you are working on your aging in place plan, you need to have a good plan to keep your whole self healthy so you can enjoy it! Following these simple (and oftentimes overlooked) tips can help you do just that. Keep your mind active The state of your mind will be the … [Read more...]