Active Adults and New Year’s Resolutions

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old-man By John Friia As another year comes to an end, many seniors want to start the next one off right, and making their annual resolutions is a step in the right direction. For many people, their efforts to fulfill their resolutions only last a few days into the New Year, but achieving goals can leave [&hellip
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Isolation and Elderhood

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What a Geriatric Manager does By Roy Herndon Smith, Ph.D. Many older people live alone. Even when they are healthy and able, the cumulative effects of losses—of friends, family members and familiar stores and institutions in their neighborhood—can lead them to withdraw from others and to lose confidence in their abilities; sometimes their sense of [&hellip
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Eating Well As You Get Older

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Seniors, Special Sections, West Side Spirit

Senior Couple Eating Meal Together In Kitchen From the National Institutes of Health Benefits of Eating Well Eating well is vital for everyone at all ages. Whatever your age, your daily food choices can make an important difference in your health and in how you look and feel. Eating Well Promotes Health Eating a well-planned, balanced mix of foods every day has [&hellip
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Golden Cuisine for the Golden Years

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COMPANY PREPARES HEALTHY FOODS ESPECIALLY FOR SENIORS By John Friia As people grow older, the chances of getting diagnosed with a chronic illness or weakened immune system increases. The Food and Drug Administration has created guidelines of what seniors should consume, to ensure that they remain healthy. Like the standards for adults, seniors are encouraged [&hellip
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WAHVE of the Future: Why Senior Workers Are Better

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Seniors, Special Sections, West Side Spirit

ws_Prince Sue home office photo Like many successful companies, WAHVE (Work at Home Vintage Employees) was a business created to solve a specific problem. Founder and CEO Sharon Emek had been mulling over the conundrum her industry, insurance, had been facing for years: the imminent loss of a huge segment of the workforce through retirement. Fifty percent of workers in [&hellip
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@BYTES1GHz Tech Brief: Nerds Are Super Lazy, Still Need To Get Places

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hondacub It’s hard to believe there was once a world before The Segway. Back when the only time humans could both stand around and move simultaneously was on an escalator. Now—in no way overestimating the market for such devices—the Robomancers over at Honda have invented something called the UNI-CUB Personal Mobility Device. With promotional language like “For Individuals. For [&hellip
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Program Finds Seniors Ripe for Healthy Fresh Food

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By Amanda Woods For some senior citizens on the Upper West Side, it may be difficult to take a trip to the Greenmarket and buy a few days’ supply of fruits and vegetables. With this in mind, Council Member Gale Brewer launched “Grow Green, Age Well” to help connect the elderly to locally produced healthy [&hellip
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