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Myths Concerning Healthy Aging

by Kimberly Hays September 28th, 2018 | Aging Well
There are several myths about what happens as we age, and that certain things are inevitable. This is simply not true. As we celebrate each landmark birthday, we are becoming wiser, and we are constantly reinventing ourselves. We discover new joy in life by adjusting to changes, focus more on friendships and family, and have the time to give back to our community. The myths come from hyperbole created in the media, and sometimes people who have heard the myths and pass them on as fact. To keep things in perspective, here is a list of myths about healthy
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Aging Well: Wrinkle Fighting Foods

by Kimberly Hays August 31st, 2018 | Aging Well
We try to eat well to keep our bodies healthy as we age, and we also want to look as youthful on the outside as we feel on the inside. Although wrinkles are a natural part of the aging process that are influenced by genetics, and other factors like smoking and sun exposure, we can still fight wrinkles by eating the right foods. The Mayo Clinic states that a healthy diet that is rich in particular vitamins and nutrients can help decrease wrinkles. Many of these foods are probably already part of your healthy diet, but an increase in
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Lower Your Stress Hormones by Beautifying Your Garden

by Editorial Team September 21st, 2017 | Aging Well
Are you experiencing stress at home or at work? Do you often find yourself coming home each day from work with a lack of energy to perform any significant tasks or get outside to exercise? It can be easy to arrive home after a long day and lay down on the couch to watch television, eat a meal, and continue watching television until you go to sleep for the night. While you may feel as those these activities help you to de-stress, gardening is an activity that can challenge you physically and stimulate you mentally while also lowering your
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Top Medical Procedures to Help You Feel Comfortable in the Skin You’re In

by Editorial Team August 5th, 2015 | Aging Well
Everyone has something about them that they wish they could change. Whether it’s having whiter teeth, a smaller waistline, or clearer skin, we all wish we could change something about ourselves. Even celebrities whom we wish we could be like sometimes alter their appearances so that they feel better about who they are. If you’ve found your confidence diminished to the point that your quality of life has changed, it’s time to do something about it.

Luckily, there are several surgical options that you have to make yourself look and feel better from head to toe.

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As you review the
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Who Needs Cancer Testing?

by Editorial Team May 6th, 2015 | Aging Well
Every year many of us attend our annual wellness exams. Our doctors look us over from top to bottom and determine whether or not we are in good health, and we often question them to see if there is anything we need to include in our daily regimens to increase our likelihood of longevity. However, while we have our annual check-ups, we often avoid asking about our need to be tested for cancer.

For many of us, cancer is a four-letter word, and we often want to avoid talking about it for fear that we ourselves may be diagnosed. However, we
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All health and medical information is provided for educational purposes and is not meant to replace the medical advice or treatment of your healthcare professional.