Ways for seniors to exercise safely
Marathons may be out (for most) seniors, but exercise is still important. Makenzie Jones looks at some options and where you can go locally to join other seniors in keep fit sessions Just like it is not wise nor beneficial to cram for a test at the last minute, you can’t make up years of […]
Letter Writing- Is It Time to Reignite a Long Lost Art?
Emails, texting and social media have revolutionized how we communicate. But, as Paul English suggests, there is still nothing like receiving a personally written letter in the mail to cheer you up. Why not write one today-you’ll be delighted at the positive reaction from the recipient! Imagine what history would be like if the likes […]
Help! Is This a Mid-Life Crisis?
Midlife crisis—this term has long been associated with men but women are as likely as men to experience a midlife crisis. This is an emotionally uncomfortable period that most often occurs between the ages of 35 and 55 where priorities, values and behaviors that have been considered the “norm” are questioned. For some this can […]
Roasted Butternut Squash with Peruvian Marinade over Garbanzo Beans
Roasted Butternut Squash with Peruvian Marinade over Garbanzo Beans This dish is known for its medicinal aid to acid reflux or digestion issues. Enjoy the bright color and rich flavors of this dish! Ingredients 1 Medium Butternut Squash 2 Cups of Dried Garbanzo Beans 4 Medium Vine Ripe Tomatoes 1/3 of a Sweet Onion or […]
There Is (An Active) Life After Hip Replacement
Faced with two hip replacements in his 30’s former marine Bruce Gust was determined it wouldn’t slow his quest for physical fitness. Two marathons later he's shown that these major operations don’t need to slow you down. Here, he tells his story.
Natural Remedies for Menopause
Menopause symptoms plague most women’s lives when their periods stop permanently, causing them to no longer bear children. These symptoms, however, are avoidable. There are plenty of helpful and natural remedies to combat ongoing struggles caused by menopause. Look into the list below to discover new natural remedies! Common menopause symptoms and remedies: […]
Nashville’s Health is Failing
Nashville's Health is failing. Here's why.
Planning for the Costs of Dementia
One in nine Americans age 65 or older currently have Alzheimer’s. With the baby boomer generation aging and people living longer, that number may nearly triple by 2050. Barbara Moss, founder of Elder Law of Nashville, offers some advice on how to plan for this potential problem.
Why Vitamins Are So Important
Vitamins and minerals play such vital roles in our health and the functionality of our bodies. Karina Hammer provides a comprehensive review of vitamins, with their benefits, deficiencies, and recommendations.
Your March Guide to Essential Oils
Sheila McGinnis continues her series of articles looking at the uses and benefits of essential oils. This month: Citrus.
Enjoy! Your Chemical Cocktail in a Can!
Marielle Suddarth,(pictured) NSCA CPT Coach and Operations Director at The New Beginnings Center reveals the ugly truth about what’s in that attractive looking soda drink!