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Fighting Dementia – Helping Seniors Eat a Heart & Brain Healthy Diet

Fighting Dementia – Helping Seniors Eat a Heart & Brain Healthy Diet | Fitness | Scoop.it
Maintaining good blood flow to the brain has been linked with delaying the onset and even preventing cognitive impairment, including dementia. Who wouldn’t want to do all they could to prevent dementia in their senior loved ones?
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Healthy eats for all adults!

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Great information on healthy  Mediterranean and DASH diet guidelines.

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Healthy Aging Month Celebrates Living Better | IsaFYI.com

Healthy Aging Month Celebrates Living Better | IsaFYI.com | Fitness | Scoop.it
The U.S. population is aging rapidly and Americans are living longer. (Little known fact: The Last Baby Boomer will reach age 65 in 2030.
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Eat a variety of fruits and vegetables daily!

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Healthy Aging – Physically, Mentally and Financially

Healthy Aging – Physically, Mentally and Financially | Fitness | Scoop.it
The month of September brings a welcome relief from the hot summer days. Cool breezes and colorful foliage appearing on the trees entice one to walk and bask in healthy fresh air. September has als...
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Mindful eating and good sleep important to weight loss - Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

Mindful eating and good sleep important to weight loss - Wisconsin Rapids Tribune | Fitness | Scoop.it
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune Mindful eating and good sleep important to weight loss Wisconsin Rapids Tribune In assessing individual habits and behaviors in relation to developing good sleep hygiene the following should be considered: Caffeine (and...
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Mindfulness, that's what is all about!

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Get Up, Stand Up: Stand Up for Your Life - Huffington Post

Get Up, Stand Up: Stand Up for Your Life - Huffington Post | Fitness | Scoop.it
Get Up, Stand Up: Stand Up for Your Life
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This telomere deterioration is associated with the diseases of aging and shortened lifespan. Reduced sitting time was linked to telomere lengthening.
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Or try sitting on an exercise ball at your desk!

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Never too old: Woman, 100, walks in first 5K - WZZM

Never too old: Woman, 100, walks in first 5K - WZZM | Fitness | Scoop.it
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Never too old: Woman, 100, walks in first 5K
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Always," she says of her exercise regemin.
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Way to go! Inspiration for all!

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Breaking down your barriers to exercise - ABC Online

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Breaking down your barriers to exercise
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It can also help to think of the time you may save in other areas of your life if you become a regular exerciser. For instance, many people claim they sleep better after exercise.
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Don't let time be your barrier,  It's time to re-evaluate!

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The 2014 BC Seniors Games are on!

The 2014 BC Seniors Games are on! | Fitness | Scoop.it
BC seniors are staying active and keeping the spirit of sport alive at the 2014 BC Seniors Games. Get inspired by the Games and make physical activity part of healthy aging. Here’s how.
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Perfect!

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How Fishing Makes You A Better Person (According To Science) - Huffington Post

How Fishing Makes You A Better Person (According To Science) - Huffington Post | Fitness | Scoop.it
How Fishing Makes You A Better Person (According To Science)
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Groups like Casting for Recovery combine breast cancer education with the sport as a form of support, therapy and exercise.
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Works for so many good reasons!

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The Brain Benefits of Exercise

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If I had a magic wand, I'd get everyone to exercise regularly. Until that time, I'll remind you of all the benefits of exercise--including all the brain benefits of exercise! Check out this awesome infographic from Fix.com. I bet you will get up and move that body when you read how getting your sweat on can improve your life!

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Good for everyone!

 

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The Exercise Challenge - ABC Online

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The Exercise Challenge
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Every Tuesday during the challenge Life Matters will speak to leading exercise experts, as well as checking in with our challenge 'guinea pigs'.
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Think about signing up!

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The 20-Minute Tabata Workout You Need To Try - Huffington Post

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The 20-Minute Tabata Workout You Need To Try
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By Michael Schletter for Life by DailyBurn. Tired of slogging through long, slow jogs on the treadmill? Tabata may be just the answer.
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Time for a new workout!

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Want to keep your smarts? Get your heart pumping - 9NEWS.com

Want to keep your smarts? Get your heart pumping - 9NEWS.com | Fitness | Scoop.it
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Want to keep your smarts? Get your heart pumping
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KUSA - Researchers at the University of Montreal have discovered that a healthy heart can lead to a healthy brain later in life.
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Who doesn't want cognitive flexibility?! Let's keep moving!

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Find that youthful glow: Regular exercise may help prevent aging effects - Star Local Media

Find that youthful glow: Regular exercise may help prevent aging effects - Star Local Media | Fitness | Scoop.it
Find that youthful glow: Regular exercise may help prevent aging effects
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Engage in exercises that can improve core strength, balance and cardiovascular health.
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Core strength rules for all ages!

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Yoga strengthens muscle, helps shrinks pain in joints - Detroit Free Press

Yoga strengthens muscle, helps shrinks pain in joints - Detroit Free Press | Fitness | Scoop.it
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Yoga strengthens muscle, helps shrinks pain in joints
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Unlike a lot of exercise, yoga is for any ability, any age, any size, and it doesn't take much for the benefits to start kicking in, she said.
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Just started yoga and loving it!

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Ten Keys to Greater Life Balance - Huffington Post

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Ten Keys to Greater Life Balance
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Living a life of balance means attending to work, relationships, health, intimacy, spiritual growth, flow activities and making a difference in the lives of others.
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CDiscover yourself!

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Healthy Living in Your 70s and Older - Healthy Aging - HealthCommunities.com

Healthy Living in Your 70s and Older - Healthy Aging - HealthCommunities.com | Fitness | Scoop.it
Research shows that people are living longer and staying healthier. Helpful lifestyle tips for good health in your 70s and beyond.
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Healthy diet and exercise , keep it up!

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Healthy Perspectives on Aging

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We have a choice and can decide to change our approach to one that is healthier, especially if we allow our thought to grow more spiritual.
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Must have a positive outlook! 

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Here's To Wine, Chocolate And A Long Healthy Life - Science 2.0

Here's To Wine, Chocolate And A Long Healthy Life - Science 2.0 | Fitness | Scoop.it
Science 2.0
Here's To Wine, Chocolate And A Long Healthy Life
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There is not much we can do now to live longer, except follow motherly advice like not smoking, exercising regularly and having a healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables.
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Sounds good to me!

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» Midlife Behaviors Crucial to Healthy Aging - Psych Central News

» Midlife Behaviors Crucial to Healthy Aging  - Psych Central News | Fitness | Scoop.it
“New research reveals that healthy behavior in midlife can significantly improve the well-being of individuals as they age.”
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A lifetime necessity!
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Get schooled in creating a new life path - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Get schooled in creating a new life path - Sarasota Herald-Tribune | Fitness | Scoop.it
“Get schooled in creating a new life path Sarasota Herald-Tribune If you're fed up with weighing too much and exercising too little, weary of too much stress and too little joy, you can alter your course.”
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Works for me!
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Six Tips for Aging Healthy : UF/IFAS Family Album

Six Tips for Aging Healthy : UF/IFAS Family Album | Fitness | Scoop.it
UF/IFAS Blogging community offers real-time procured information on subjects related to agriculture, natural resources, work and life, home landscapes, and 4-H.
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September is Healthy Aging Month, Boomers!

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No better time to start yoga than now - Thegardenisland.com

No better time to start yoga than now
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As a longtime yoga practitioner and teacher, I can personally attest to the many benefits of practicing yoga.
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Become more mindful with yoga.

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Adults Can Stay Healthy and Active Despite Old Age - dailyRx

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Adults Can Stay Healthy and Active Despite Old Age
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In a recent article, orthopedic surgeons said exercise can keep older people spry and healthy.
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Don't be afraid to age. Exercise and be healthy  as you age

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Fighting the aging process? Exercise the key - WTOP

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Fighting the aging process? Exercise the key WTOP Researchers in Providence, Rhode Island, studied data on a group of elite senior athletes and found that exercise minimized joint and bone decline and kept them in far better overall health...
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If it is not running ,try walking, biking , swimming, dancing weights, just make it a habit.

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Sleepless Adults Suffer in Cycles - Guardian Liberty Voice

Sleepless Adults Suffer in Cycles - Guardian Liberty Voice | Fitness | Scoop.it
Guardian Liberty Voice
Sleepless Adults Suffer in Cycles
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A problem for most adults who are 70 or older is the fact that they suffer with consistently sleepless cycles.
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Great tips for a good night's sleep!

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