Health & Well-Being

Health and wellness…..good health and healthy living all lead to wellness.
They go hand in hand don’t you think?
What does health and wellness mean to you?
The very thought of health and wellness can be very overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be.
It should be fun inspiring and very rewarding.

I love cranberry juice! There’s nothing like the tangy, tart juice to start the day off right. Cranberry juice isn’t as sweet as your other fruit juices. It’s actually a bit too tart for many people, but that’s why I love it....
Osteoarthritis affects millions of Canadians and is the most common form of arthritis worldwide. Here is what you need to know about this condition for which effective treatments exist.  What is osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease that involves thinning...
If ever there were a “perfect” exercise regimen for aging adults, tai chi may be it. Consider this: Tai chi uses large, sweeping movements done at a slow, even pace and is simple to learn. It requires no special...
We generally associate grief with death. Someone has died and an empty space has been created in the lives of those who are left behind. This is the traditional understanding of grief and as much as this is often the...
People my age draw a lot of criticism regarding our memory. The critics don’t focus on the glorious memories we still have of things that happened in the good old days, but on the memories we don’t have of...
Hospital admittance might seem like a routine thing to many but for older patients it can carry additional risks. Many hospitals are now overloaded, with some patients in the hallways. There are nursing shortages and in some areas there...
They came together today Some from nearby, others from as far as Kenya For some this is but one of dozens For others this is the first time For many this will be the last time What will it be for you? They come for...
The holidays can prove a challenging time for anyone to keep up healthy habits. Regardless of your age, religion, or customs, the end of the year usually spells indulgence. Thankfully, the New Year presents the perfect opportunity to get...
Essential to overall health and comfort, is good oral health. Healthy teeth and gums enable a person to eat a variety of nutritious foods and speak clearly, which improves quality of life. Older adults are more likely to develop oral...
I understand that some fellow named Einstein came up with a theory that time is relative. He said it can run faster or slower depending on how rapidly you’re moving through space.             Well, I certainly can’t claim to understand what...
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