Archives: February 2017

Caregiver Health – Your Health as a Caregiver, Episode 2

Caregiver Health In this segment we look at caregiver health. It is so important to make sure to take care of yourself while you are helping a loved one. It is so important to take care of your health. Statistics show that an huge proportion of family caregiver die before...

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Chair Yoga Helps Your Osteoarthritis

Chair Yoga – Benefits Are Many Researchers at Florida Atlantic University examined the effects of chair yoga on pain and physical function in older adults with osteoarthritis. For the study, researchers randomly assigned 131 older adults with osteoarthritis to either the “Sit ‘N’ Fit Chair Yoga©” program developed by Kristine...

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Facing Elder Care Decisions: 5 Things to Know When Mom Needs Help

Facing Elder Care Decisions – Five Things to Know – From Sixty and Me In my recent HuffPost50 article, I wrote about things to look for when visiting older relatives during the holidays. For many, the holidays are one of the few times during the year when you get to...

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Being a Weekend Warrior Actually Lowers Death Risk

Does the Weekend Warrior Lower His/Her Risks of Death – Yes! Is being a weekend warrior and cramming the recommended amount of weekly physical activity into one or two sessions associated with lower risks for death? A new article published online by JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that compared with inactive...

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Shoulder Pain Linked to Risk for Heart Disease

Should Pain and Heart Disease A new study led by investigators at the University of Utah School of Medicine finds that individuals with symptoms that put them at increased risk for heart disease could be more likely to have shoulder problems, including joint pain and rotator cuff injury. “If someone...

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