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Category: Health Nutrition

How to Sleep Better: Top Tips for Improving Sleep

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Feb 12, 2021 9:45:00 AM

Poor sleep is a common complaint for many. According to a survey conducted by the National Sleep Foundation, more than half of Americans say they aren’t sleeping well, and wish they could sleep better. Lack of restorative sleep can cause a variety of symptoms ranging from irritability and forgetfulness to a weakened immune system and high blood pressure. Doctors recommend between 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night; however, most Americans fall far short of that goal. Thankfully, there is a lot you can do to improve your sleep quality. Discover how to sleep better and more soundly with these simple tips. Sweet dreams!

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Categories: Health & Nutrition

Celebrating American Heart Month: 6 Heart Healthy Tips

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Feb 6, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Your heart is an amazing muscle. It beats approximately 100,000 times per day – delivering blood and oxygen throughout your body – all without conscious effort on your part. Helping you keep your heart healthy and strong is the goal of the American Heart Association, and the focus of American Heart Month – celebrated every February. Heart disease remains a major health concern for adults – especially for seniors over the age of 65. Left untreated, heart disease can cause a heart attack or stroke. Leading a heart healthy lifestyle doesn’t need to be complicated or expensive, but it does require a willingness to change. We gathered some practical tips for keeping your heart healthy and happy – just be sure to check with your doctor before making changes to your diet, or starting a new exercise program.

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Categories: Health & Nutrition

3 Health & Wellness Podcasts Perfect For Older Women

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Jan 14, 2021 10:00:00 AM

There’s so much to learn about health and wellness, but with new information published almost daily, keeping up can be overwhelming. How can you make your health and wellness a priority while still fitting it into your daily schedule? 

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Categories: Health & Nutrition

7 Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Older Adults

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Jan 5, 2021 12:54:00 PM

The New Year is a time of new beginnings. No matter our age, January offers the opportunity to reset and recalibrate our daily habits and routines to ensure we are living our very best lives.

As you begin this new year, now is the perfect time to commit (or recommit) yourself to your mental, physical and spiritual health goals. These seven suggested resolutions range from goal-setting to journaling, and offer tips on how to integrate new, healthier habits into your daily routine.

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Categories: Health & Nutrition

Staying Fit in NYC Spaces: 3 Websites With Workouts You Can Do from Home

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Nov 25, 2020 10:36:00 AM

There are so many reasons for seniors to exercise - from a decreased risk of falls to improved mental wellness. 

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Categories: Health & Nutrition

Strategies for Fueling Your Body Before, During, and After Exercise

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Oct 21, 2020 12:01:00 PM

Exercise and good nutrition are two of the pillars of a healthy lifestyle. If you are investing the time and effort in a daily exercise routine, you probably want to know how nutrition can support your fitness. 

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Categories: Health & Nutrition