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Make Healthier Choices When Dining Out

Posted by Eskaton on Nov 27, 2017 2:39:57 PM

As the holidays are in full effect you may end up going out to dine with friends or family who are in town. Here are some good tips to keep you on track when deciding what to eat at a restaurant.

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Topics: Wellness Tips

5 Must Have Nutrients for Runners

Posted by Eskaton on Oct 3, 2017 11:54:06 AM

Fall is a perfect season for running. it is important to be eating the proper foods when preparing for a run. Here are 5 important nutrients you need for running activities.



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Taking your Brain for a Walk: The Secret to Delaying Dementia

Posted by Eskaton on Sep 19, 2017 2:02:47 PM

Regular brisk walks can slow down the shrinking of the brain and faltering mental skills that happen with age. Multiple studies have shown the impact that walking has on reducing the development of dementia. Regular physical activity, such as walking, ensures there is a steady flow of oxygen-rich blood to the brain. This is thought to prevent the build-up of plaques (the deposits of protein in the brain that causes Alzheimer’s).

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Four Things You Need To Know About Medical Studies In The News

Posted by Eskaton on Sep 11, 2017 7:11:03 PM

If you are like many Internet users, you've jumped online at least once to look up physical symptoms you've been experiencing. Whether it's bloating, tingling or blurred vision, you've probably ran across atleast one news article citing medical studies around the health condition you're researching. How do you know when a medical study is valid? Consider these four things when reading articles in the news and make sure the website you are visiting is a credible news or medical site.

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Senior Approved Apps and Products for Healthy Living

Posted by Eskaton on Aug 29, 2017 1:49:50 PM
Have you ever been recommended a product to help keep you mobile or reduce fall risk? Customer reviews and star ratings are essential tools to making educated decisions on what product is right for you or a loved one. We've gone one step further and asked Eskaton residents which smart phone applications and mobility devices they prefer. Check out this list. 
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Topics: Information & Assistance, Wellness Tips, CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community), Assisted Living, Independent Living, Technology

Are You Using Sunscreen Correctly?

Posted by Eskaton on Jul 11, 2017 12:00:00 PM
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Fruits and Vegetables help with Stress

Posted by Eskaton on Apr 11, 2017 2:44:23 PM

While the saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” may seem cliché, there is some truth according to an Australian study. Data shows that eating at least three servings of fruits and vegetables a day can help lower stress, especially for women. In the study, eating between three and four servings of fruits or veggies a day was linked to a 12% lower risk of stress compared to those who ate zero or no servings; for women, this percentage jumped up to 18%.

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Healthy Snacking is Important

Posted by Eskaton on Mar 27, 2017 2:03:10 PM

Snacking is an effective way to fit extra nutrients into your diet and prevent overeating at mealtimes.

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Walking: How It Improves Your Health

Posted by Eskaton on Mar 21, 2017 4:32:20 PM

Benefits of Walking:

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Using the Altman Rule for Label Reading

Posted by Eskaton on Mar 13, 2017 1:59:39 PM

Imagine standing in the aisle of the grocery store looking at all the brands of cereal. Phrases flash before your eyes “whole grain, high fiber, low sugar, smart choice, organic, good source of fiber…” Ahhhh what does this all mean!?! 

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