| Posted On Jun 04, 2015 | By:

5 Tips for Healthy Aging

Aging, disease, and disability are often thought of together, an inevitable part of growing old. Fortunately, this is not true! While we all do age, disease and disability are mostly due to the physiological stresses our bodies encounter over the years. There are many steps we can take to reduce these stresses as we age and therefore decrease disease and disability, improve our health, and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle in our elder years.

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| Posted On May 14, 2014 | By:

Managing Menopause? Consider Your Diet

It’s important for everyone to eat a healthy diet at all stages of life, but for women who are peri- and post-menopausal, diet becomes even more essential.  Most women are concerned about hot flashes and of course weight gain, both of which are unfortunately all too common, but the risk for diseases like osteoporosis, breast cancer and heart disease also increases after menopause.  The good news is that there are steps you can take to (hopefully) glide through menopause and reduce your risk of all of these things.

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| Posted On Jan 17, 2013 | By:

It’s January, so Get Moving!

Did you resolve to exercise more in 2013?  If so, congratulations!  Being physically active is one of the most positive things you can do to maintain or improve your health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that all adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic (cardio) exercise each week, AND strength training exercise, which targets the major muscle groups, 2 or more times per week*.  Moderate intensity means that you’re working hard enough to break a sweat and raise your heart rate (think brisk walking,

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