“It’s also helpful to realize that this very body that we have, that’s sitting right here right now… with its aches and it pleasures… is exactly what we need to be fully human, fully awake, fully alive.” ~ Pema Chodron
Contrary to popular belief, a heart attack isn’t always like what you see on TV, with an older man dramatically clutching his chest before falling to the ground. It can affect men and women of all ages in different ways—sometimes without any chest pain at all. In honor of February being National Heart Month, we at American Baptist Homes of the Midwest felt it was important to shine a spotlight on heart attack warning signs and controllable risk factors.
Here are a few ideas for helping you get through winter in good spirits (and good health!)
Glaucoma-related vision loss-when treated early-can be prevented. Knowledge is power.
While gardening outside is a wonderful way to spend your summer days, it can also be a four-season activity that you enjoy year-round. With temperatures dropping and winter looming ever closer, we thought we would share some indoor gardening ideas for seniors to enjoy the pleasure and benefits of gardening all winter long.
Many people assume physical decline that comes with aging will prevent them from exercising. In reality, physical decline is a byproduct of not exercising regularly. It’s never too late to start!