Posts Tagged ‘vitamin d’

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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Osteoporosis: What You Need to Know

If you’re a woman over the age of 50, you are at risk of breaking a bone this year. That’s because you may have osteoporosis, a condition that primarily affects women. Men are not off the hook, though. Up to 20% of current patients with osteoporosis are men—that’s two million men in the U.S. today.…

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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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