Category: Senior Living / Health & Fitness Focus

Holiday season doesn?t have to mean the demise of your weight-loss goals

The holiday season doesn?t have to create havoc on your weight-loss goals, according to TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Club Inc., the nonprofit weight-loss support organization. Follow these ten strategies to navigate the eating season for a great time without a great gain. 1. Don?t go hungry. Arriving at a party on an empty stomach is a recipe for disaster […]

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Homeopathy provides new purpose in retirement
Homeopathy provides new purpose in retirement

Homeopathy provides new purpose in retirement

When Bill Woford discovered homeopathy as an alternate approach to medical treatment at age 65, he ultimately discovered a new purpose for his retirement years, too. Now 77, Woford is a committed practitioner in the field and has even written a book on the subject that outlines a quicker way to identify the right remedy for a chronic disease?without the […]

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Healthy Geezer: Prolonged depression not normal for seniors

Q Is depression just a ?normal? part of aging? ? AThere are a lot of problems to face as you get older. There are losses of all kinds that can get you down. And feeling blue for a while is a normal part of living at any age. But, unrelenting depression is not normal. If you feel this way, you […]

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To slow the spread of viruses, humidity matters
To slow the spread of viruses, humidity matters

To slow the spread of viruses, humidity matters

Frequent hand washing, covering your mouth when you cough and avoiding others who are ill?you probably already know the basics of protecting your health during cold and flu season. But you may not be aware of the important role proper humidity in the home and workplace plays in preventing the transmission of viruses. Having the proper amount of moisture in […]

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