Posts Tagged ‘sunlight’

Enjoy the Great Outdoors—Safely!

Spring has finally come to the Chicago area, and the temperatures are warm enough to spend time outside. Exercising in the fresh air is a great way for seniors to stay fit. Getting out in the sun is great for your mood and your health, especially after this long winter. Whether you want to enjoy…

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Taking Care of Your Aging Skin

As you age, you may notice your skin becoming thinner and less smooth. Your veins and bones are more visible, and scratches or cuts take longer to heal. If you’ve spent years tanning or spending time in the sun, your skin is probably wrinkled or you have age spots. Here are some solutions to protect…

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Always Cold? Here’s Why

As we age, our metabolism slows down and we lose some of our fat. This can make us more sensitive to cold temperatures. But do you find yourself reaching for a sweater even when the heat is cranked up to 80 degrees? Do you notice you’re the only one shivering among a crowd of people?…

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Aerobic Exercise can Delay or Reduce Alzheimer’s Disease

A study published last week in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society links aerobic exercise to improvements in Alzheimer’s disease symptoms. The study was a meta-analysis that reviewed 19 previous studies on the effect of exercise on Alzheimer’s disease. The researchers found that aerobic exercise, in particular, has a “moderate favorable effect on cognitive…

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Best Diet In The World: It’s Called Sunlight Of Course

Best Diet? Sure, you can take your pick from thousands that are touted as the best. Indeed, it seems that a new diet comes out every week. And it’s promoted as the one that will take that weight off and really keep it off. Well, now, a new study A new study by researchers at the University of…

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