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Exercising with Resistance Bands: The Simple Yet Effective Moves You Need

Exercising with Resistance Bands: The Simple Yet Effective Moves You Need

Resistance bands are simple, affordable additions to your home exercise routine. From choosing the right bands to understanding the benefits you get from various exercises, here are the details on these popular workout bands.
Why Eating Breakfast Is A Healthy Way To Start The Day

Why Eating Breakfast Is A Healthy Way To Start The Day

We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day - but is that true? Conflicting studies suggest that some researchers confirm the popular claim, and some refute it. If you need more convincing, here are reasons why eating breakfast really is an important part of a healthy diet and lifestyle.
Fighting Fatigue: How To Sleep Better And Longer

Fighting Fatigue: How To Sleep Better And Longer

Getting a good night’s sleep plays a vital role in your overall health. Sleeping recharges your body and brain to help prepare and energize you for each new day. Unfortunately, many people don’t get proper rest. If persistent insomnia keeps you up all night and feels exhausting each morning, follow these tips to fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer.
Your Guide To Greens: Vitamins, Minerals, and Health Benefits

Your Guide To Greens: Vitamins, Minerals, and Health Benefits

We all know that eating lots of fruits and vegetables is good for our health, and greens, specifically, have numerous benefits – especially for older adults. Veggies are generally low in calories and packed with vital nutrients. But what makes kale, spinach, arugula, broccoli, and other greens so special?
Why Doing Something You Love Boosts Your Brain Health

Why Doing Something You Love Boosts Your Brain Health

Constantly worrying about endless to-do lists and crowding your schedule to “get it all done” leaves little room in your life for doing things that bring you joy. However, taking time to do things you love can lighten your mood, improve your mental and emotional well-being, and feed your soul.
Virtually Connect with Your Community Using These Tips

Virtually Connect with Your Community Using These Tips

Now more than ever, it’s important to find ways to engage with fellow community members safely. Thankfully, there are plenty of virtual events to entertain, inspire, and give you an opportunity to spend time with others remotely! If you need some ideas, check out these tips and suggestions.