Health Issues

Heart Disease and Dental Health Connections

Heart Disease and Dental Health Connections
Research indicates bacteria and inflammation in the mouth are associated with problems like heart disease and dementia. The culprit: plaque build-up. Plaque is from bacteria that continuously forms on our teeth. If the plaque build-up goes untreated, this... read more
Published on February 7, 2017.

Heart Healthy Foods

Heart Healthy Foods
There are so many foods to eat to keep our heart healthy. Keep in mind, the best foods are fresh and in as natural a state as possible. Here are some of our favorites: More dark chocolate,... read more
Published on February 1, 2017.

A Fresh Approach to Stress

A Fresh Approach to Stress
With the New Year comes a fresh start and in 2017, we have an opportunity to take a fresh approach to an old problem: STRESS. Our ability to manage stress directly relates to better... read more
Published on January 3, 2017.

Aging Appetites

Aging Appetites
Aging Appetites - Helping with Appetite Loss in Seniors If you are a caregiver helping to provide meals to a loved one, you may have asked yourself what causes loss of appetite in seniors? Loss of... read more
Published on March 1, 2016.

Let's Have a Heart to Heart

Let's Have a Heart to Heart
What is Heart Disease?  Heart disease is one of many cardiovascular diseases stemming from the process called atherosclerosis. According to the American Heart Association, atherosclerosis is a condition that develops when a substance called plaque... read more
Published on February 1, 2016.

Getting Better with Age

Getting Better with Age
You Are What You Eat Eating nutrient rich foods is good for you no matter what age you are.  Maintaining a balanced diet will undeniably improve your health, but there are certain foods that you... read more
Published on October 2, 2015.

Symptoms Not To Ignore

Symptoms Not To Ignore
Let's face it, as the body ages, certain things just don't work like they used. You're not quite as energetic, you can't walk as far, or maybe you even have trouble remembering certain things.... read more
Published on September 30, 2015.

Navigating the Low-Sodium Diet: Tips for seniors and caregivers

Navigating the Low-Sodium Diet: Tips for seniors and caregivers
Sodium is an important element in sustaining life. In fact, it helps the body retain water, aids in digestion, helps muscles and nerves work properly, keeps minerals in the bloodstream and maintains blood pressure.... read more
Published on June 24, 2015.

Taking a Bite Out of Life: Diet & Managing Health and Chronic Illnesses

Taking a Bite Out of Life: Diet & Managing Health and Chronic Illnesses
As a culture, we are engaged in a deep conversation about food. From the increase of diets and exercise media to the explosion in the genre of documentary food films, we are asking, “How... read more
Published on June 10, 2015.

Care After a Stroke

Care After a Stroke
Every 40 seconds someone in the United States suffers a stroke. Every 4 minutes, someone dies from a stroke, making it the 5th leading cause of death in the U.S. While it is a... read more
Published on May 18, 2015.

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