Healthy Living – September 2021

The kids are out to school, your partner is off to work. Suddenly, you have this time at your fingertips. You’re ready to go with those plans to “finally get your house together.” Sound familiar? It feels like this is the age- old conversation we have with ourselves every year around this time of the year. We are energized to make the changes that we had originally said probably around January 1st or even when we realized in March...

Senior Living – August 2021

Picture this, Paris 1791 and you’re expecting to see Marie Antoinette in her beautiful blonde hair when overnight her famous hair turned gray. Well, that’s how the story goes at least. However, hair that has already grown out does not change colors, a new study from researchers at Columbia University offered actual data linking psychological stress to graying hair in people.While stress can speed up the graying process, they were shocked to see that it can be reversed, that...

Telemedicine and You – What You Need to Know Before Signing On

Welcome to 2020, where we are in the midst of a pandemic, grocery shelves are still a bit iffy, and Telehealth is now part of the routine. You may be like the millions of others who are over the age of 50 and now putting off routine office visits that are vital to your specific needs. Before you hold off and wait “until this is all over”, you really should see if your health care provider is offering telehealth...

Take care of yourself

Staying motivated during the summer can be incredibly difficult. The kids are home from school. There are a million dishes in the sink that need to get finished before bed. There’s always someone (a child or spouse) derailing you from your never-ending task list that just seems so out of reach. Oh, and you still have your job to add on to this. So, how do you tackle the mountain of work without burning out? The answer is so...

Men’s Health Month

This one is for the dudes – the men in our lives. June is all about the men that we love and care about; it’s also Men Health Month. Celebrate what makes you amazingly you. Since 1994, sponsored by a congressional health education program, Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the United States with health fairs, screenings, and other health education/outreach activities.Why Men’s Health Month? Despite the amazing medical advances, men still have a 7-year average shorter lifespan than...

Change Your Mindset, Change Your Health.

Can you really be happier just by being happy?I have to admit, I went down a rabbit hole while researching this topic. It seemed too good to be true. Can one really improve their health just by being happy? All signs point to yes.This all began a few years ago when I picked up a book on meditation 10 Percent Happier by Dan Harris (ABC News anchor). I went in as a skeptic Fate would have it, he wrote...

Internet Security

Welcome to 2018 where you can walk in a room and find your friends actively engaged on any form of digital media. Seniors are becoming one of the fastest growing populations getting plugged-in. With the increase of digital, older adults brings on the increase of online predators who are looking at you as prey to financial scams every year. Use the tips offered to you by The Bingo Nugget to protect yourself online. Use direct deposit for benefit checks to...

Getting outside – Go out for your workout!

If high intensity workouts are not your thing, don’t worry because you can get back to nature and one with yourself by doing a ten-minute yoga routine outdoors. Yoga has been proven to help relieve stress, regular hormone levels, and it definitely is not an “easy” workout. Yoga can be incredibly challenging as you have to focus on your body in order for the moves to be effective. You can find some great resources online or at a local...