Category Archives: Health & Wellness

Seniors and the Secrets of Gardening

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This isn’t only for the avid gardener as all seniors should know the lesser-known powers that gardening consists of. What’s interesting is that those that fall between the ages of 35 and 44 are the most active gardeners but there are so many health and later-life concerns that seniors have and something as simple as starting a […]

Boosting Your Immunity as a Senior

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Our immune systems naturally start to decline with age. That’s just a natural part of aging but there are things that can be done to give it a boost. Our immune systems are strongest between the ages of 10 and 50 so after the age of 50 is when we need to take active steps to strengthen […]

Seniors and Stress: What You Should Know

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While stress is something that affects everyone, seniors need to be aware of the damage that stress can do, especially if it goes unmanaged. At least 47% of seniors have said that while they do experience joy, they also experience levels of stress. A lot of seniors also say that they feel both.  While this may not […]

The Top Five Ways to Prevent and Maintain Arthritis

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Arthritis is a more common condition than you might think. It affects at least 1 in every 4 adults throughout the U.S. and it isn’t just something that seniors experience. Arthritis is actually the most common in anyone between 40 and 60 and while many people think that it’s a part of life and is inevitable, arthritis […]

Taking Advantage of Florida Cherries

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Over 9.2 million people in the U.S. suffer from gout and it requires lifelong treatment. This condition can be tricky to manage and the pain that comes with it is often unbearable although some gout attacks go away on their own.  The good news is that there are plenty of ways to naturally ease your symptoms and […]

The Health Benefits Your Thanksgiving Leftovers Have to Offer

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With all of the delicious foods that you have on Thanksgiving, you might not have known that the majority of traditional thanksgiving foods are loaded with health benefits. Now that the holiday is over, chances are, you have leftovers that you’ll be going through over the next few days. 2022 was expected to be one […]

The Florida Orange Is Actually a Health Enhancer

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Florida is known for more than its great weather, various beaches, and long lists of excursions. If you’re a Floridian, you know that the state is popular for its supply of citrus or, in other words, the state’s oranges in particular. There are about 27 varieties of Florida oranges that provide the country with much-needed […]

Seniors and Social Activity: What to Know

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With an aging population, social activity for seniors has become increasingly important. Seniors who stay active and connected to the people they care about and people, in general, are happier and healthier as a result. Unfortunately, though, at least 28% of those over 50 are completely inactive outside of the most basic movements used for […]

The Health Benefits of Golfing You Didn’t Know About

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About 5.3 million American seniors over the age of 65 play golf and most of them play for the love of the game or the thrill of a new hobby sport. Golf is far more than just a leisurely way to spend time with friends, and family, or to pass time. It’s also a surprisingly effective way […]

Help Me Understand the Different Hearing Aid Models and Their Features

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Since the FDA established new regulations enabling consumers to purchase hearing aids over-the-counter, there has been a wave of interest for first-time buyers of hearing aids. However, there are many options on the market, each with different features and price ranges. We hope to assist you in identifying the right product fit and technology settings […]