Health Topics

  • How to Beat the Winter Blues

    Have you been finding it difficult to stay positive in the cold, winter months? You’re not alone—the winter blues are quite common for people living in temperate climates—regions of the world that typically experience warm summers and cool winters. For example, roughly 15% of people have been reported to experience the winter blues, which is considered a seasonal subtype of major depression1. View Post
  • Summer Safety for Seniors

    Winter is long gone and it’s time to enjoy the sun. Keep in mind these tips on summer safety for seniors before you head outside.

    Summer is one of the best times of the year for seniors as they have less joint pain, a decreased risk of illness, and improved levels of vitamin D. However, a sunny day can quickly become problematic if you don’t prepare yourself for temperature and UV exposure. Let’s review the best summer safety tips for seniors.

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  • The Best Foods For Your Bone Health

    To promote strong bones, your diet is extremely important. The foods you eat on a day to day basis will have a strong influence over your health going forward, so let’s take a closer look at some of the most important bone-boosting choices to include in your menu. View Post
  • The Amazing Egg

    A staple protein source since the beginning of time, eggs are highly versatile and pack in a lot of nutrition. Sadly, eggs often get a bad rap because many think they need to be avoided due to containing too much cholesterol.

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  • Boost Your Immune System with Exercise

    Looking for a safe and natural way to improve immune function? Learn how to boost your immune system with exercise.

    Everyone is in panic mode with the news of the spread of this new coronavirus (COVID-19). Experts agree that seniors and overweight individuals are the most at risk. While there is no cure, there is something you can do about it: boost your immune system. View Post
  • 8 Signs Your Immune System Is Weak And What You Can Do About It

    In light of the recent COVID-19 outbreak that is currently sweeping the nation as it’s become classified as a world pandemic, many of you are going to be wondering what you can do to reduce your risk of contracting this disease. The answer is obvious: self-isolation. If you aren’t currently suff... View Post
  • Seniors and Vitamin D Deficiency

    Did you know that seniors have one of the highest risks of vitamin D deficiency? Learn about vitamin D deficiency symptoms and what you can do to avoid it. View Post
  • 6 Ways Vitamin D Can Supercharge Your Health

    The reason vitamin D is so powerful is that most of us aren’t getting enough through our diet plan, as it’s found in so few foods. Your body can make vitamin D naturally if you’re exposed to natural sunlight for a longer period, however, this should be restricted due to the potential for skin cancer. View Post