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  • Food Wonderful Food ……

    March 1, 2016
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    March is National Nutrition Month, so this is as good a time as any to talk about nutrition and aging. What should we be eating as we age? Does it matter? Should we be concerned if we are “a little overweight”? Is it natural for an elder to have less of an appetite? As it



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  • Exercise and Our Elders

    June 4, 2013
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    A truly balanced lifestyle is one that combines good nutrition, regular physical activity and a healthy mental outlook. We try our best to maintain this balance through our lives even though for many of us it proves difficult. If we can make the effort, however, the pay off is great. Our mood is better, our



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  • May is Older Americans Month – How do you talk to someone with Alzheimer’s disease?

    May 24, 2013
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    A condition that affects over 5 million older people in general and 50% of people over age 85 is Alzheimer’s disease.  This is a disease that affects thinking, concentration, memory, mood and behavior. Eventually a person can lose the ability to perform basic daily activities. Probably the most frustrating aspect of dealing with someone with



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  • We are What We Eat

    March 14, 2013
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    Our bodies are amazingly efficient machines. They can accommodate all our changing needs as we grow, develop, bear children, and age. We don’t need to think about adjusting hormone levels, healing wounds, increasing energy output or any other automatic processes our bodies perform. But, like any machine, it can only work as well as the



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