Thursday, February 15, 2018

Be Strong: How to Regain Physical Strength

By Yelena Sapin

Problem: Loss of Strength
When it comes to having the physical strength to take care of yourself and perform the daily tasks of life, the “use it or lose it” adage rings true. But even the most dedicated athletes aren’t immune to age-related muscle loss that begins in our 30s. “We lose 2 to 5 percent of muscle mass per decade as we age,” says Dee Fairfield, senior healthy living director of Northeast Family YMCA. A sedentary lifestyle or an immobilizing injury speeds up the rate of muscle loss, but it’s never too late to start working out to regain and maintain your strength.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Is It Time to Update Your Wardrobe?

By Tiffany White 

For some, parting with a beloved outfit can be difficult — even if the clothing is no longer fashionable or fits improperly. If you’re suffering from fashion blindness, Chris Fulkerson, stylist and owner of VIP Studio - Visual Impact & Presence, will open your eyes to a way of reinvigorating your wardrobe.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Learn How to Make Dorothy McGinty's Pecan Pie — Starting with the Pie Crust

By Carrie Vittitoe 

Dorothy McGinty of Brooks, Kentucky, is able to make pie crusts from scratch using 4 cups of all-purpose flour, 3/4 cup ice water, 1-1/2 cups Crisco, and 1-1/2 teaspoons salt.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Boost Your Smile Confidence

By Mark Kaelin

Imagine being unwilling to smile in a family photo or struggling to chew food. These are common occurrences if you’ve had teeth removed. Thanks to improvements in dental procedures, however, “we can now rebuild bone and replace teeth with implants, giving people back their smiles and their function,” says Dr. Bryan Harris, a specialist in restorative dentistry at the University of Louisville.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Mind-blowing Ideas for Improving Your Memory

By Mark Kaelin

Regularly engaging in lifestyle enrichment activities like playing games, reading, and crafting can help delay the onset of some of the symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s, and dementia. Norton Healthcare’s Brain Games Café provides a stimulating and comfortable environment for individuals with neurological conditions to engage in these activities.

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Does Your Loved One Struggle with Managing Their Meds? Here's a Solution

Torie Temple

Caregiver Cheryl Basham gives her best advice for keeping track of medications. “I created a daily log to record when medicines were given,” she says.
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