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Category: Health Nutrition

The Science of Puzzles: Why Challenging Your Brain is Good For Your Health

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Jul 13, 2020 11:57:19 AM

If you love curling up with a newspaper crossword on the weekend, you already know how much enjoyment they bring. You might be surprised to discover that they are great for your brain too.

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Simple Self-Care Ideas

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Jun 29, 2020 10:09:53 AM

A concept growing in popularity, self-care is worth your time and attention. The benefits associated with focusing on your physical, mental, and emotional well-being each day are numerous. Better overall health, improved mood, and reduced stress have all been linked to a consistent self-care routine. Taking care of yourself is important for everyone, and it doesn’t need to be complicated or expensive. Read on to learn more, including how you can start a self-care routine today.

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Categories: Health & Nutrition

Culturally Connected in a Time of Social Distance

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Apr 8, 2020 5:47:00 PM

Engaging in cultural pursuits – arts, music, and theater – while remaining indoors does not need to be complicated or expensive.

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Categories: Health & Nutrition

The Healing Power of Music: How it Can Benefit You

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Mar 16, 2020 5:49:00 PM

A simple tune, a jazzy melody, or a magnificent concerto - music has a profound effect on its listeners, no matter which genre you prefer. 

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Categories: Health & Nutrition

10 Stunning Recipes Full of Winter Fruits and Vegetables

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Feb 11, 2020 9:09:00 AM

Summer gets all the attention when it comes to food - fire-engine-red tomatoes bursting with juice; ripe strawberries and raspberries; and more squash than you know what to do with.

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Your Ultimate Guide to Strength Training as a Senior

Posted by 305 West End Assisted Living on Dec 23, 2019 8:00:00 AM

There’s a medical reason many older adults begin to lose muscle mass as they age. It’s called sarcopenia, and it’s a condition that causes a reduction in both skeletal muscle mass and strength. More common among older adults, sarcopenia can negatively impact your quality of life by keeping you from the activities you enjoy most. Research studies suggest that you can prevent or even reverse sarcopenia through improved nutrition and frequent physical activity – specifically strength training.  

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Categories: Health & Nutrition