Health

Senior-High Launches First Website Specifically for Seniors Seeking Information on Cannabis

The site offers resources to help Active Adults better understand how cannabis can help relieve their ailments ~ Rancho Mirage, CA, September 8, 2021 — Senior-High, Inc., a woman-owned health and wellness company that advocates for safe and effective cannabis products for seniors, has officially opened its website at www.senior-high.com. The site, which incorporates larger fonts […]

The Mindful Path – Winnie the Pooh

By Marilyn Halpern, LSW, MSW ~ “Life is a journey to be experienced, not a problem to be solved.” Winnie the Pooh The beloved children’s literature classic “Winnie the Pooh” debuted 95 years ago, on October 14, 1926. The book has remained in print for generations of grandparents, parents, and children to appreciate. The gentle […]

World Heart Day: Know the life-saving signs and symptoms

Signs And Symptoms Of A Heart Attack: A heart attack happens when there is a sudden and complete blockage of an artery that supplies blood to an area of the heart. If you have any of these signs or symptoms or see them in someone else, call 9-1-1 and seek medical attention right away.

Health Tips to Reduce Risks of Age-Related Eye Diseases

September is Healthy Aging Month ~ NEW YORK (September 03, 2021) — As people age, they are at higher risk for certain eye diseases and conditions that can cause low vision and impact quality of life. These include age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataract, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma. September is Healthy Aging Month and a great time […]

Flu Shots Now Available at CVS Pharmacy® and MinuteClinic®

Nearly three quarters of Americans say they plan to get a flu shot this year, with 45 percent planning on getting their vaccine at a retail pharmacy ~ WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is reminding Americans that as the country continues to deal with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic it is more important […]

A fall is a serious event. The ramifications are many, both physical and psychological

According to the CDC, adults over 65 have a 25% greater risk of falling than younger people. It is thought that if someone falls once, their risk of falling again doubles. Care is often required after a fall, which raises the issue of loss of independence, a significant concern affecting so many older adults.

Dentures vs. Dental Implants: Weighing the Pros and Cons

As we grow older we find ourselves in need of replacing one or more missing teeth. If this is something you have been dealing with there are a few options, you can speak with your dentist about including dentures and implants.

Three Health Strategies to Help You Swing into Summer

By Dr. Michael Bess, vice president of health care strategies, UnitedHealthcare ~ With summer’s arrival and the days getting warmer and longer, some people in Colorado may be rededicating themselves to getting outside and focusing on their fitness.* This may be especially important after so much time spent inside due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which […]

5 Tips for Supporting Brain Health During Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

By Dr. Stacie Pinderhughes ~ June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, an annual observance to raise awareness of the devastating impact of Alzheimer’s and to educate people about brain health, including risk factors for developing Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Tips to Fight Mold and Humidity

Now that the start of the summer is here, the warmer temperatures and heavy humidity have local families blasting air conditioning in their homes for relief. The problem– when we pump cold air through our home’s ducts- combined with warm, humid air on the outside- we create condensation and moisture that can lead to mold.

The 5 Most Common Environmental Triggers for Autoimmune Diseases and How to Manage Them

By Dr. Chad Larson, NMD, DC, CCN, CSCS ~ There are several factors that contribute to the development of autoimmune diseases, including genetics, pre-existing disease, ethnicity, and even sex – over 75 percent of people affected by autoimmune diseases are female. But one factor that puts the majority of the population at risk for autoimmune […]

Tips to help make the most of your health plan in 2021

By Dr. David Severance, Chief Medical Officer of UnitedHealthcare of Colorado ~ Last year was a difficult year as the COVID-19 pandemic swept through our country, impacting families and communities nationwide. The health challenges of the pandemic also provided a crucial reminder about the importance of health care. For many Colorado residents, new health plan […]

Seniors + Eggs: What is Healthy For Your Diet

Older adults are faced with a range of issues that can affect their food intake, including a reduction in appetite, loss of muscle mass and decreased mineral absorption. Additionally, the number of calories you need begins to decline making it necessary for every calorie you consume to be packed with nutrition in order to hit the […]

The Eyes Look But The Brain Sees

“Eyesight is simply the ability to see something clearly, the so-called 20/20 eyesight (as measured in a standard eye examination with a Snellen chart). Vision goes beyond eyesight and can best be defined as the understanding of what is seen. Vision involves the ability to take incoming visual information, process that information and obtain meaning […]

Good Cheer: Loving your body well as it ages

By Margaret Dulaney ~ My friend Hayden suggests that as we age and grow less cute, we might be wise to compensate for the loss of good looks with good cheer. Emerson writes, “There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behavior like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.”


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