Healthy Living

  • Staying Healthy

Blood Pressure Numbers

Why is your blood pressure important? According to the American Heart Association, almost half of adults in the United States have high blood pressure. If untreated, high blood pressure (hypertension)...

Old-fashioned vegetable barley soup
  • Nutrition

Old-Fashioned Vegetable Barley Soup

Perfect on a cold day, this quick and easy vegetarian soup, packed with vegetables and a whole grain, can be on your table in about 30 minutes. Ingredients 4 Servings...

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  • Nutrition
  • Staying Healthy

Your Guide to Weight Loss Over 60

Weight Loss Basics The basics of weight loss are the same at any age—burn more calories than you consume and eat a healthy diet with more fruits, vegetables, whole grains...

Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes
  • Nutrition

Olive Oil Mashed Potatoes

Ingredients 4 Servings Servings Size: 1/2 cup 1 1/2 pounds small Yukon Gold potatoes, halved or cut into 2-inch pieces 6 medium garlic cloves 1/4 cup olive oil (extra virgin...

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  • Nutrition
  • Seasonal Health

Tips for Eating Healthy During the Holidays

With the holiday season comes festive celebrations almost always involving food. Lots of food. You don’t need to deprive yourself of delicious food. Eating healthy during the holidays is a...

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  • Staying Healthy

Using Opioids Safely

Opioids are an effective medication prescribed to ease pain. But it’s important to take them safely. Taking too much opioid medication, taking it too long, or not taking it the...

  • Understanding Medicare

The 8 Most Common Myths of Medicare

When it comes to Medicare, there is a lot of inaccurate information out there. If you are approaching your 65th birthday, you want to have your Medicare facts straight. Because...

  • Staying Healthy

Understanding the Stages of Alzheimer's

Typically, Alzheimer’s disease progresses gradually in three general stages; early, middle, and late, where symptoms worsen over time. As the disease progresses, the specific symptoms a loved one may experience will vary. Learn more in this article.