Winter Solstice

The winter solstice, marking the onset of winter, stands as an astronomical marvel and a cultural celebration across various traditions worldwide. Falling typically on December 21st in the Northern Hemisphere, it represents the shortest day and longest night of the year. As the Earth’s axial tilt reaches its furthest point from the sun, this pivotal…

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National Wellness Month

In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, we often forget to take a moment for ourselves. This August, let’s embark on a transformative journey, nurturing our physical, mental, and emotional health. True wellness extends beyond physical fitness. It is a harmonious balance of mind, body, and spirit. Let’s begin with self-awareness. Take time…

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summer 2023

As the days grow longer and the temperature rises, we find ourselves at the cusp of a magical time: the beginning of summer. It’s a season that evokes feelings of warmth, adventure, and relaxation. With its arrival, we bid farewell to the coolness of spring and open our arms to embrace the sun-kissed days ahead.…

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Eating Red Meat and Processed Meat Raises the Risk for Heart Disease

February is American Heart Month and today February 7 is National Wear Red Day to raise awareness about the need to eradicate heart disease and stroke. Research has shown that living a healthy lifestyle can lead to having a healthy heart. A new study published February 3, 2020 in JAMA Internal Medicine has found that…

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You May Lower your Risk for Dementia if you are Socially Active at Age 60

A study published August 2, 2019 in PLOS Medicine found that people who are socially active at age 60 have a lower risk for dementia. The study was carried out by researchers from the University College London (UCL) The Whitehall II Longitudinal Prospective Cohort Study The Whitehall II Longitudinal Prospective Cohort study included 10,228 participants…

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Living a Healthy Lifestyle Associated with Lower Risk for Dementia

According to the results of a study published online July 14, 2019 in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association), living a healthy lifestyle is associated with a lower risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The National Institute on Aging (NIA) partly funded the research that was led by researchers from the University of…

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Seniors Lose Billions to Scams

The AARP published an article January 18, 2019 about a Senate report that seniors lose about $2.9 billion every year to scams. Seniors suffering from even mild memory loss are more likely to fall prey to these scammers. Police have Difficulty Tracking The police have difficulty in tracking down these cyber criminals, as many of…

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