Stay Hydrated As a Senior

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Decreased fluid intake and even a diminished sense of thirst are commonly exhibited by older adults due to physi- ological changes which accompany aging. When you’re out and about taking part in summer activities, however, it is critical to stay hydrated and replace fluids you lose through sweating. Seniors should try and carry a reusable … Continued

Music and Alzheimer’s

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By, Preston Quinn Loss of memory, motor function, and speech. These are the symptoms of one of the most common and challenging illnesses, Alzheimer’s disease. When somebody is diagnosed with it, it does not just affect them, but everyone in a close proximity of that person. If someone in your family is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, … Continued

Positive Parenting: Building Healthy Relationships With Your Kids

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Parents have an important job. Raising kids is both rewarding and chal- lenging. You’re likely to get a lot of advice along the way, from doctors, fam- ily, friends, and even strangers. But every parent and child are unique. Being sensitive and responsive to your kids can help you build positive, healthy re- lationships together. … Continued

Bad Mood Foods

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By, Lauren Kolacki Food has become one of the biggest social, comfort and celebratory goto’s in our country’s lifestyle. We host dinner parties to catch up with old friends, we binge sweets when we are feeling low and we go out to dinner for birthdays, graduations, promotions, etc. There is always an excuse to add … Continued

French Green Bean and Pomegranate Salad

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Did you know that the antioxidant components in this fruit help keep bad cholesterol from accumulating and thus, keep the arteries clear of any clots? These clots are clear because pomegranates have the ability to make blood thinner. INGREDIENTS 1 large bag of French Green beans, washed 1 tbsp olive oil 2 tsp garlic salt … Continued

No Mis-Steak Summer Dinner

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Your family and friends with love this dinner of grilled pineapple rings, strip steak, and creamy avocado. INGREDIENTS 2 pounds New York strip steak (about 3 [1″-thick] steaks) 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided, plus more 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more 1 pineapple, peeled, cut into 1/2″ rounds, center core removed, divided … Continued

Reasons to Love Watermelon

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By: Alexandra Tringali There’s nothing better in the summer than a fresh, juicy watermelon; it makes for a great picnic snack or post-barbeque dessert. In addition to being incredibly refreshing and delicious, the watermelon is full of nutrients that benefit your whole body, like your immune system, brain, and heart. Whether you prefer red or … Continued

Got Tomatoes?

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Vidalia Onion and Tomato Salad with Grilled Tuna Gardens and grocers are brimming with ripe, delicious tomatoes. Eat them chopped, sliced, or skewered. Sweet Vidalia onions come into season in mid-April. Pair them with tomatoes for this light summer salad that’s topped with grilled ahi tuna. Perfect for a backyard luncheon. Ingredients : For the … Continued

Q&A: Dr. Steve Cole on Loneliness

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Excerpts from our conversation with Dr. Cole, who heads the NIH-funded Social Genomics Core Laboratory at the University of California, Los Angeles NIHNiH: Why is feeling lonely so damaging to people? Cole: People haven’t evolved to live alone. We’re highly dependent on others from birth on. Humans aren’t like other animals. We’re not that big, … Continued