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Aerobic Benefits of Zumba on Elderly

Groove to the Beat to Keep Your Heart Beat A Review of the Aerobic Benefits of Zumba on Elderly People We all get old, and we cannot prevent that from happening. But at least, we can do something to potentially delay its debilitating effects on our health and well‑being. Exercise!!! One form of exercise that...
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About that “Talk” with Your Parents

You probably heard about the dreaded “talk” with your parents. I’m not talking about the birds and the bees. I’m talking about a whole other animal: your parent’s long term care plans. Are you concerned about your parents’ care and wellbeing, but afraid of having the “talk” regarding the next stage in the wellness and...
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Diet and Breast Cancer

What would happen if older women could faithfully cut fat intake by a third and add lots of fruits to their diet? The answer: they’ll significantly reduce their risk of death from breast cancer, with some weight loss to boot. The word is just out about a large study from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI)...
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Loneliness Kills

After the death of my grandfather, my grandmother was left to take care of herself.  She lived two hours from the rest of her only family, that is, us. We tried to visit her about once a month, but this was hard on my father in particular.  I think he hated to see how she...
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