Wellness Blog - Mature Health Center

Information you need to live a happy, worry-free retirement!

Aug 20, 2014

Wellness

Study Casts Doubt on Need for Statins in the 'Healthy Old'

Senior citizens with no history of heart problems appear to gain no health benefit from cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, a new study suggests.

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A May Day Gift for Your Well-being!

Experience the health benefits of coloring! Download our free May Day basket coloring page.

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Morning Drinks to Keep You Going All Day

Here are some ideas for morning beverages that will give you energy and keep your body cleaner than something with a great deal of sugar.

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Four Ways Diabetics Can Avoid Foot Problems

Diabetics are more prone to medical issues caused by nerve damage and reduced blood flow to the lower body. Fortunately, there are proven ways to help avoid major issues.

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The Truth About Diet Soda

A 10-year study shows that people who drink two or more diet sodas per day have 70% more belly fat than those who abstained from the beverage.

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Three Tips for a Happy Retirement

Your quality of life in retirement depends on your decisions today. Will your golden years be delightful or disastrous?

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Tiny Ways You Waste Big Money

That daily latte might not be so bad. To save money, ruthlessly eliminate the things you don’t need, but keep things that bring joy.

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Hobbies That Keep You Active

Check out these hobbies that get you moving and engage you intellectually.

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6 Healthy Drinks to Try

Take a step away from caffeine from time to time and sip on something healthy. 

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When Illness Strikes: Caring for Your Sick Animal

Watch out for these behavioral red flags when it comes to your pet’s health.

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Home Remedies for Heartburn

The Benefit of Exercise Bursts: Better Than You Realize

Exercising in 10-minute intervals throughout the day can help you lose weight faster than 20- to 40-minute workouts.

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The Joys of Journaling

Journaling can help you deal with the past, give you strength and peace for today, and plan for the future.

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Drink Plenty of Water!

We all know that water is good for us, but often the reasons are a little fuzzy. And even if we know why we should drink water, it's not a habit that many people form.

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How to Avoid Gaining Weight This Holiday Season

Keeping your weight down through the holidays doesn't mean ignoring all those dinners and deserts you look forward to year after year.

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Why You Want to Exercise Body and Mind After 50

Don't approach your golden years by placing limits on yourself. Remain in control and confront age head first with an energetic smile and healthy exercise.

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Assessing Financial Needs of Your Aging Parent

Helping an elderly parent with financial issues presents unique obstacles, many of which have nothing to do with the faltering economy.

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Tips for Dating After 50

Once dating coach Lisa Copeland discovered what tools and skills were needed for over 50's dating, she began having fun dating.  Her friends noticed and wanted help so she shared what she'd discovered with them and they too, began dating great guys. 

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Overwhelmed by Clutter?

Save money, time and reduce stress by removing clutter with these practical tips.

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Overwhelmed by Clutter?

Save money, time and reduce stress by removing clutter with these practical tips.

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