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.
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.
What Makes Us Resilient?
Resilience is defined by the Merriam Webster dictionary as:
the ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change
the ability to become strong, healthy, or successful again after something bad happens
the ability of... read more
Published on January 1, 2017.
Dementia & Safe Summers
Summer is a season perfect for relishing in the simple pleasures in life: a good plate of fresh food with friends, a walk down by the water, a lazy morning in the garden. For... read more
Published on June 7, 2016.
Summer Getaways: Ocean Shores
Are you looking for a beach vacation but you want to stay in the state? Put your feet in the sand at Ocean Shores, a lovely and cozy beach community on the Washington coastline. ... read more
Published on June 6, 2016.
Summer Getaways: San Juan Islands
Visiting this set of rural islands is truly a Northwest summer treat. There are areas in the San Juan Islands where nature has remained untouched, not far from how they were discovered by Spanish... read more
Published on June 4, 2016.
Summer Getaways: Washington Wine Country
The Washington Wine country is internationally known and a beautiful place for seniors to travel to during the summer months. Rolling golden hills, snaking rivers and the dry heat of eastern Washington is quite... read more
Published on June 3, 2016.
Summer Skin Care
Here are a few skincare tips to remember this summer.
Avoid the Sun
The easiest way to prevent sunburns is to avoid the sun all together. Instead of sitting directly in the sun, find a shaded... read more
Published on June 1, 2016.
May is Older Americans Month
The focus of celebration for Older Americans Month is the 2016 theme, “Blaze A Trail”. It is all about how older adults are taking charge of their health and making a positive impact in... read more
Published on May 1, 2016.