One of the best things about summer: the food! And it’s easier than other times of the year to eat healthy.
That’s partly because there’s an abundance of fresh, in-season foods available. Older adults who want to age in place can also cook more often in one of the healthiest ways – that’s on the grill.
“Eating right can help keep your body and mind healthy and extend your quality of life,” says Kathy McManus, Director of the Department of Nutrition and Director of the Dietetic Internship, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, in her research on Harvard Health Publishing. “M…
Eating healthy should be enjoyable, whether you’re homebound or on the go.
But older adults sometimes lose interest in eating, find food preparation taxing or leave behind good eating habits. And that’s dangerous because eating right can help keep your body and mind healthy and extend your quality of life, according to researchers at Harvard University.
Fortunately, older adults can start or reignite necessary healthy eating habits, regardless of their activity and mobility levels.
“An important consideration, is it’s never too late to build better habits and impro…
You’re a new empty nester looking for ways to fill your time. You don’t have anyone to cook for anymore. No summer reading assignments, and no more swim lessons. So, what to do with all this newfound time on your hands?
Rescue a dog!
Now is the perfect time to adopt that four-legged friend you’ve always wanted. Summer months are filled with fun activities, and you can add even more fun to your summer by giving a dog a home. There are so many great reasons to rescue a dog this summer, and here are a few.
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Enjoying a Purposeful, Long, & Healthy Life
How does moving to Sardinia sound?
What if the move promises you a purposeful, long, & healthy life? Five communities in the world, Ikaria, Greece; Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Loma Linda, California and the Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica, have the lowest rates of middle age mortality, dementia, longest- lived women, highest concentration of centenarian men and some residents who live ten more healthy years than the average American. These areas have been identified as the “Blue Zones”.
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