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Healthy Brains Require Healthy Food – Here’s a Brain-Boosting Salad Recipe

A healthy brain is just as important as a healthy heart. It requires exercise that pumps fresh blood and oxygen to the brain and healthy food that provides the brain with nutrients. Read More

A Mediterranean Diet Recipe That is Healthy for Your Brain Too

The Mediterranean Diet is known for its benefits for heart health, but it is also good for brain health as well. The diet is based on the core principals of healthy eating – lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, plus healthy olive oil, nuts, and whole grains. Like all healthy eating plans, it also includes fish and a limit on unhealthy fats. Read More

A Fresh New Recipe for Heart Health

May is National Mediterranean Diet Month and that means it’s time to make healthy fresh dishes. The Mayo Clinic calls the Mediterranean Diet a “heart-healthy” diet because the fresh vegetables and olive oil central to the diet are associated with a lower level of “bad” cholesterol that narrows arteries and contributes to heart disease. Read More

New Study Shows Support Groups Can Help Alleviate Caregiver Burnout

Caregiver burnout is a problem, whether the caregivers are professionals or family members. Many caregivers experience multiple signs and symptoms of stress and burnout, and those symptoms can lead to problems in delivering care. Read More

The Best Recipe for Brain Health

Is it possible to eat for brain health? Research is increasingly finding that there are benefits for your brain when you eat a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts, vegetable oils, and fish. These foods help the cells in the brain to remain healthy. An easy rule of thumb to remember is that foods that are healthy for your heart are healthy for your brain too. Eating healthy foods keeps the blood healthy and that means it can transport oxygen to the brain. Read More

A Meal for the Mind – Brain Health Recipe

This Brain health recipe is well-suited for a caregiver or an advanced-level cooking senior. This vegetarian recipe will charge up your senses, and stimulate your mind during the preparation and consumption of this rich meal. Read More

5 Self-Care Habits to Prevent Caregiver Burnout

Being a caregiver is one of the most difficult things you will ever do. It is difficult physically, emotionally and mentally. Caring for a senior loved one who may be frail or losing their cognitive abilities is heart-wrenching, and the exhaustion that comes with 24/7 care doesn’t make it any easier. Read More

How One Cyclist is Breaking Records at 105

It is possible to stay physically fit, even a competitor, well into your 90’s? Yes, it is and the French amateur cyclist and world-record holder Robert Marchand just proved that. He is 105-years-old and has a higher level of aerobic fitness than most 50-year-olds. Read More

The Top 5 Healthy Aging Tips You Need to Know

Every human being ages, it’s nature’s course. It’s impossible to stop the tick-tock of the aging clock! However, it is … Read More

A Quick Breakfast of Champions for Your Loved One

Breakfast is essential for your loved one, and we decided to highlight A Sunflower Seed based breakfast bowl to make the mornings brighter. Read More