Let’s Dance!

Dancing isn’t only fun, it’s good for you! Dancing is a great way to get moving and get socially active! Here are some benefits of dancing: Depression Dancing keeps you active and social, which is a good way to reduce loneliness and depression. It also acts as a stress reliever. Strength and balance Dance classes

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Walking for Better Health!

Walking, we all do it, but did you know that you can walk to better health? Here are some benefits of walking: Lowers bad (LDL) cholesterol and increased good (HDL) cholesterol Lowers sugar levels Strengthens bones Releases endorphins, dopamine, oxytocin and serotonin, which help battle depression Reduces stress Improves sleep quality Helps maintain weight Improves

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Tips for Vegetarian Seniors

Diet is very important when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and there are many different ways to approach having a healthy diet. One of these ways is vegetarianism. While being a vegetarian does offer some health benefits, it can be difficult to get a balanced diet, and a balanced diet is vital for

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The Dangers of Too Much Sodium

Salt makes food taste better, but too much salt can be very bad for your health. Salt is a common preservative and it can be difficult to track your sodium intake, but as we age it is important to become more proactive about health. Studies have shown that diets that are high in sodium can

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What is Aphasia?

Have you heard of aphasia? It’s a communication disorder that results from damage to parts of the brain that contain language.  Aphasia can cause difficulties in speaking, reading, writing and listening. So what causes aphasia? The most common cause is stroke, but anything that can damage the parts of the brain that control language can

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