Health & Fitness

Physical and mental health while social distancing: How to do it

May 8th, 2020 | By
Physical and mental health while social distancing: How to do it

COVID-19 has the public rethinking how they stay healthy – both physically and mentally. Even those in good health can start to feel anxious and fearful when the words pandemic and social distancing are mentioned. But can you stay active and mentally healthy while social distancing? The answer is a resounding yes. While routines have
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Advice for older adults in the face of coronavirus

Mar 11th, 2020 | By

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) shared the following information for older adults to help them protect their health against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19): The CDC has identified older adults and people who have severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung, or kidney disease at higher risk for
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Feeling punk? Better make sure if it’s the flu or not

Feb 20th, 2020 | By
Feeling punk? Better make sure if it’s the flu or not

A sore throat. A headache. Body aches. A persistent cough. We’ve all had those symptoms, and it’s easy to immediately chalk it up to a common cold. But what if it’s a more serious virus, like the flu?  Last year’s widespread influenza season was the longest in 10 years, lasting 21 weeks and infecting more
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You are not a robot, so don’t exercise like one

Jan 29th, 2020 | By
You are not a robot, so don’t exercise like one

Life requires balance, agility, and dexterity — think staying stable on ice or playing your favorite sport. Life requires functional fitness — think carrying groceries or shoveling snow. Life requires mobility — think bending down to pick up a golf ball, getting up and down from the floor, or turning your head while driving. Basically,
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