Have you heard of the Simple 7?

Have you heard of the Simple 7? The Simple 7 was created by the American Heart Association as part of My Life Check®. My Life Check® was designed with the goal of improving health by educating the public. So what are the seven in the Simple 7? Manage blood pressure Control cholesterol Reduce blood sugar

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Health Benefits of Chocolate!

Valentine’s day has come and gone, but hopefully you still have some chocolate left! If you don’t, you may want to grab some dark chocolate next time you are out because it has some surprising health benefits. First, dark chocolate is good for your heart. Not only does is lower blood pressure, it lowers bad

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Food for Heart Health!

February is American Heart Month! Keeping your heart healthy and strong is crucial to staying healthy as you age. One way to do this is to eat heart healthy foods, here are some of the foods you should be eating: Yogurt Yogurt has been known to help protect against gum disease. This is beneficial because

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Three Legal Documents Seniors Should Have

Most of us would agree that it is better to be over-prepared for various situations. For seniors, that means taking care of important end of life matters. It is a good idea to make sure that you or your elderly loved ones have the following documents: Health care proxy/ Power of Attorney The purpose of

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