Quaranteen-O’ween

Halloween hasn’t ghosted us yet. It’s still on the calendar. Halloween candy is hitting the shelves. And Spirit Halloween is opening stores. But we’re still in the midst of a pandemic, and so it should come as little surprise that Halloween celebrations and trick-or-treating will look different this year—just as Easter egg hunts did in April. Here are some ideas on how to celebrate Halloween during COVID-19. DECORATE YOUR HOUSE TO THE MAX Channel your Christmas decorating spirit and celebrate Halloween...

The Best and Worst Materials for Face Masks

At the start of the pandemic, we were told not to wear masks because there was a legitimate concern that the limited supply of surgical masks and N95 respirators should be saved for the health care workers. UC San Francisco epidemiologist George Rutherford, MD, believes it was a mistake to tell the public not to use masks. “We should have told people to wear cloth masks right off the bat,” he said.Once the scientists started gathering more knowledge on...

Five Youtube Yoga Channels for Complete Beginners

We often take the time to remind you that a healthy mind lives in a healthy body - and vice versa. While bingo serves as an amazing exercise for your brain, it does keep one sitting for long periods of time. You could be doing exercises on your bingo chair, but let’s be real, nobody does that. Still, some stretches and workouts are very important, so what should you do about that?We are slowly coming to terms with the...

How to Stay Healthy & Sane During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Are you feeling a little stir crazy after staying home for so long and watching society as we know it completely transform? I’ve gone through many emotional stages during this process so I’ve had to find things to keep myself sane during this time. We could be in this current state of uncertainty for a while and while I can’t make social distancing go by any faster, I can offer up some ways to take care of yourself and...

How to Keep Healthy Eyes with a lot of Screen Time

August is designated as Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. A good rule of thumb is to have your children’s eyes examined during well-child visits, beginning around age four. This is especially important considering how much time we are spending in front of screens. But what can you do at home to make sure their - and your - eyes remain healthy day to day?Excessive screen-time can lead to eye strain, dry eyes, headaches, and insomnia. While there are...

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...

July 2020 Horoscopes

Cancer · June 22 - July 23You know yourself Cancer and leadership generally isn’t one of your strengths however this month you’re about to show them something else. But don’t worry because your team will pick up steam and everything that you’ve been working on will flow from the well of your knowledge.Lucky Numbers: 4 - 27 - 1 - 60 - 65 Lucky Dauber: Blue Lucky Lucky Pull Tab: Score 3Leo · July 24 - Aug 23Watch out for excess this month, dear Leo....