Active Aging

Don’t Let Winter Weather Waylay Your Workout

(Guest article by personal trainer Jason Lewis at strongwell.org) For many people around the country, it’s cold. That pretty much sums up the weather from December through March. But you don’t have to let falling temperatures lead you straight to failure where your fitness routine is concerned.  If you’re looking for new ways to stick …

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National Cookie Day Is Today!

Who doesn’t love cookies?  Baby boomers, older adults, and even dietitians enjoy these timeless bite-sized goodies.  In fact, Americans love them so much, we even have a national day named after them, and it’s celebrated on December 4. Now you may be thinking—a dietitian endorsing cookies?  Hmmm… How could a nutrition professional fit the words “cookie” …

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100 MILLION STRONG AND COUNTING

In addition to turkeys and moustaches, November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. The development and progression of this disease are dependent in large part on lifestyle choices. Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the US, and one of the major risk factors for kidney failure and dialysis.  Uncontrolled, it increases the chance …

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