KIDNEY DISEASE

KIDNEY DISEASE

What do our kidneys do? Most people are aware that a major function of the kidneys is to remove waste products, drugs, toxins, and excess fluid from the body. The kidneys are super-efficient organs, filtering almost 200 quarts of fluid every day! This process helps...
BENEFITS OF YOGA

BENEFITS OF YOGA

Yoga is a great form of exercise for seniors. Many yoga postures can increase flexibility, mobility, strength, and balance through low-impact movement. Psychologically, it can help keep your mind sharp and increase positive emotions, mindfulness, and self-awareness....
Asthma

Asthma

Did you know that, while our brain is only about 2% of our body mass, it consumes 20% of the oxygen that we breathe in? Just 5 minutes without oxygen can cause noticeable brain damage. Asthma is often characterized by coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, and chest...
New Year’s Goals

New Year’s Goals

For older adults, making a New Year’s resolution can be a symbol of hope. Calling a resolution a goal might help get out of the mindset that they are things you start on January 1st and break on January 2nd. Here are some ways to help set and achieve personal, health,...

PNEUMONIA

We’re all aware of the precautions to take for virus and flu season. However, an additional danger is that any of these other conditions can morph into pneumonia. Pneumonia claims the lives of about 50,000 Americans each year. Pneumonia is an infection that...