Your feet may feel as if they have travelled more than a few miles during their lifetime. SnowBrains.com confirms this by reporting “the average person with the usual stride living until 80 will walk a distance of around 110,000 miles,” an average of 7,500 steps daily or five long hikes around the equator. No wonder feet ache! Keeping them healthy, especially in the golden years, is important.… Read More


A New Year’s resolution doesn’t always require a year-long commitment. Consider a goal you would like to accomplish and break it into smaller, more achievable steps within a reasonable timeframe. New Year’s resolutions should build, not break, your confidence.… Read More


Maintaining a healthy cholesterol level is important to good health. Incorporating a few changes into your lifestyle helps you remain healthy. Know Your Cholesterol There are two types of cholesterol. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL), the main cholesterol in your body, has also been labeled the “bad” cholesterol. When these levels are high your risk for heart… Read More


Families are now busy making family plans for the upcoming holidays. It’s an excellent time for loved ones to gather and enjoy one another’s company. Traveling with a loved one living with Alzheimer’s, however, poses special challenges. Most of these are able to be overcome or lessened with thoughtful pre-planning. Enjoy a safe and pleasant trip with the following tips.… Read More


Exercise is a better remedy and is imperative when coping with the discomfort of arthritis. How Exercise Helps Arthritis New research on Osteo-Arthritis (OA) shows exercise slows the damage OA causes and keeps joints healthy. Exercise is proven to be beneficial as a non-drug treatment for pain reduction. Patients who exercise report improvements in movement… Read More