Archive for February, 2019

Another Reason to Sing!

By Etta Hornsteiner
February 25th, 2019 Health & Wellness 1 Comment
singing garden statues -benefits of singing

“I sing because I’m happy! I sing because I’m free!”

These are two lines from the song I love to sing in the shower, and I sing them at the top of my voice. Why do you sing? Singing is a wonderful activity which has all sorts of benefits—physical, psychological and emotional, and social. It’s like that health drink that promises to treat every malady under the sun on a cloudy day, except that singing truly does. There is a yet another benefit of singing that I don’t hear people talk much about and I wonder why. I don’t think it’s because we’re not awa…

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Are you on a wellness journey that is ever-evolving? If so, then you will especially appreciate Friends Life Care’s philosophy on health, wellness and wellbeing: VigR® Vitality, Independence, Growth, Resilience™.  As part of this, Friends Life Care is kicking off the Spring VigR® programming with workshops, tours and learning opportunities.
You are invited.  Register today.  Join us and bring a friend.
This Spring, we are bringing back some of our most popular workshops: Can You Hear Me Now?, Taking Charge of Your Bone Health, How to Keep Your Pelvic Fl…

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pescatarian diet. grilled salmon with salad

Are all plant-based diets equal? Perhaps, but when it comes to protecting your heart against heart disease, the pescatarian diet may rank as number one.

Pescatarian diet is a plant-based diet that includes fish and other seafood but not the flesh of other animals.  The diet, which is very similar to the Mediterranean diet, is a powerhouse. Combining the plant kingdom with the sea kingdom, the diet is rich in nutrients that can stave off cardiovascular diseases.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that about 610,000 people die of heart disease in th…

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woman showing love to herself by taking time to notice nature

“What surprises me is—even though discrimination against women and racial discrimination still exist, they have improved a lot, especially among artists. And just when I felt I could finally take a break, I encounter the age discrimination. I turned 72 and started noticing a drastic difference in people’s attitudes. I started with racism and sexism in the beginning and fought them so hard and was finally ready to relax. Then, here comes ageism, and I feel like, ‘Give me a break!’” 1.

As human beings we all want to receive love from others, but we must first learn t…

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New Meet a Member Feature: Terry & Maggie

By Contributor Post
February 4th, 2019 For Members No Comments

Friends Life Care members are remarkable people with fascinating stories. View the latest Meet a Member feature by clicking the arrow in the image above. You will hear about the amazing artistic legacy of Terry’s sculptures and about the commercial art designed by freelance maven Maggie.  No doubt, you’ll see why she is fondly referred to as the “Queen of Cute”.

Once you have finished viewing the video, click here to check out upcoming workshops, webinars and programs for Spring 2019.  They are now open for registration.  You’ll fi…

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