Nutty is Healthy

Nuts have many health benefits and are packed full of fiber and nutrients. They can help boost metabolism and even help someone lose a pound or two. A team of researchers from The Pennsylvania State University and Harvard School of Public Health conducted a study showing people who eat nuts Read more…

Gardening for Health

Gardening is a leisure activity and may be beneficial to the elderly’s health. Working with nature is comforting. Gardening can play a key role in helping one’s emotional and physical well-being. The American Society for Horticultural Science conducted a study to test the health benefits of gardening.  Fifty elderly women Read more…

Preventing Falls for Seniors

Tripping on a rug or slipping on a wet floor is such a dangerous scenario for the elderly. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states over 36 million of the elderly fall each year, leading to 32,000 deaths. Falls rank as the leading cause of accidental injuries among Read more…

Running from Alzheimer’s

Run from Alzheimers, or walk, bicycle, or skip suggests University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, when it comes to reducing the risk for Alzheimer’s disease. It helps keep joints, muscles, and the heart happy and healthy. It also helps people stay at a good weight and promotes quality sleep. Caregivers Read more…

Act F.A.S.T. with a Stroke

Stroke ranks as one of the leading causes of death and disability. The American Stroke Association states that knowing the signs of a stroke can save lives. By learning the acronym F.A.S.T, we can quickly tell if someone is developing a stroke. F – Face Drooping- One side of the Read more…

Physical Activity and Chronic Disease

Regular physical activity helps improve overall health, fitness, and quality of life.  Do you know it also helps reduce the risk of chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes, heart disease, many types of cancer, depression, and dementia? The World Health Organization (WHO), reported that physical inactivity is the fourth leading Read more…