Health

Creative Eldering: Divine Energy: The Chakras

The word chakra comes from the Sanskrit word for “wheel.” It is believed that the human body has seven major chakras, each consisting of energy localized in your physical body and coinciding with different levels of your spine, usually in conjunction with one of your major organs. Each of the seven chakras also correlates to […]

How Hearing Health Impacts the Brain

NEW YORK – PRNewswire-USNewswire – Hearing Health Foundation (HHF), the largest U.S. nonprofit funder for hearing and balance research, highlights the relationship between hearing and brain health for Brain Awareness Week (March 12-18).   The ears and the brain work together to understand and interpret sounds. Hearing occurs when the auditory nerve transmits signals from […]

Creative Eldering: Energy and Your Emotions

At a child’s birthday party, a magician in a top-hat dazzled children with his tricks. He removed his tall, black hat and showed the captivated audience the empty hat. Soon after each child had seen that nothing was in the magician’s hat, the magician reached in and began to pull out a beautiful red scarf. […]

DispatchHealth to the Rescue

Say Goodbye to the Waiting Room, Say Hello to your Living Room Founded in 2013 in Denver, DispatchHealth developed a unique mobile delivery model of urgent care in the home. The goal is to create a “right-sized” acute care delivery platform that provides high-quality, convenient, and low cost care in the home or place of […]

A Personal Message from Dr. Julie Trail

THIS REPORT is for the person suffering from the torment of Back Pain. The type of “dull ache” or “sharp pain” that frustrates you to the points of stopping what you’re doing completely, reach for the painkillers and wonder how long you’ll have to restrict your enjoyment of life – as you wait for the […]

Creative Eldering: Acupuncture: An Ancient Method for Modern Health

Thousands of years ago a young warrior in China was stricken by excruciating pain in his shoulder. His painful and stiff shoulder nearly prevented him from fighting in battles, but he continued to persevere. After seeking the help of his doctor, who despite his best efforts could not help the warrior, the warrior became resigned […]

DispatchHealth – Bringing Back the Housecall

Do you recall when physicians came directly to your home to provide care? Think Marcus Welby, M.D., black bag in tow. Well, they’re back! DispatchHealth, a local Denver, CO company, is bringing back the house call with a modern technology twist by providing patients ways to access convenient, high-quality acute care in the comfort of […]

Creative Eldering: Clinical Kinesiology

~ By Susan L. Levy, D.C. ~ Have you taken a moment to marvel at the finesse and beauty of the movements of Olympic figure skaters, dancers, or athletes? Kinesiology is a science that studies and analyses the biomechanics of the muscles, bones, ligaments, and joints that allow these graceful, powerful movements.

T’ai Chi and Longevity

~ By Kirsten Antony R.N. ~ As I sat with Rosa Lee Floyd, a 92 year-old woman from Birmingham, Alabama, she broke into song, “We Shall Overcome” and began to describe her remarkable life which included many years of service as a missionary in Africa, Deaconess of her church as well as playing a part […]

Treating Hearing Health for Better Overall Health

~ By Nadine Dehgan ~ Ignoring or not treating a hearing loss may seriously harm one’s overall health. Treating hearing loss can decrease the risk of acquiring other serious medical conditions. Cardiovascular Disease: Heart health and hearing health are linked, both positively and negatively. A healthier cardiovascular system results in improved auditory systems, according to […]

Creative Eldering: Youthing

~By Susan L. Levy, D.C ~ While writing my book, Your Aging Body Can Talk, I coined the term “youthing.” Youthing is the conscious process of figuratively regressing in age for healthful purposes such as memory enhancement, physical vitality, and emotional health. It implies the opposite of aging. We can adopt this positive approach to life […]

Mindfulness Practice During the Holiday Season

~ By Kirsten Antony R.N. ~ So true is it that some of the simple things in life are the things most enjoyed yet can be so elusive. For those of us that celebrate Christmas, the nativity story can be seen as simple. The Christ child is born in a manger and is born to […]

Creative Eldering: Brain Longevity

For many seniors, one of the biggest concerns about aging revolves around their cognitive decline and memory impairment. Many factors that affect brain health are within our control and can make a significant difference in our cognitive function. The good news is that if you’ve been following this series, you have already read about many […]

Eliminating the “High” While Treating Medical Conditions With Cannabis

Cannabis is the most amazing plant on the planet when you take into consideration its potential as a medicine. The fact that humans evolved with an endocannabinoid system, dating back to sea squirts 600 million years ago, is paramount to understanding why I can make such a bold statement. The Cannabis Sativa plant did not […]

5 Critical Facts About Hearing Loss and Hearing Protection

Fact #1:  Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is acquired from excessive noise. 30 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise levels on the job; Nearly 1 in 5 American teenagers are expected to acquire hearing loss largely due to overexposure of loud sounds; 25% of Americans age 65-74 and nearly 50% of those 75+ have […]