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Cheers to a healthy New Year

By Marie Gress It’s January and everyone has New Year’s Resolutions on their mind! Some of the more popular resolutions tend to be some version of getting healthy (like losing weight, eating better, exercising more).  Living a healthier lifestyle is a tough salad to eat, but for those who do it, particularly seniors, they report […]

Staying healthy during the busy holiday season

Andrea Aguilar MSU Extension Keeping healthy with all the family, holiday and graduation gatherings during the busy season. Andrea Aguilar, Michigan State University Extension During these busy seasons our weight could start going up. Tailgating, graduations, holidays and all of these fun activities that usually include eating hot dogs, hamburgers, sugary drinks, chips, s’mores, chili […]

Aging in your home

By Marie Gress, LLMSW – Director of Operations at Milan Seniors for Healthy Living Did you know more than 90% of older adults would prefer to age in their own home for as long as possible?  According to AARP, even if a senior needs day-to-day assistance, 82% still prefer to age in place. Do you? […]

Support Groups Supporting You

By Marie Gress, LLMSW – Director of Operations at Milan Seniors for Healthy Living I can give you five short ‘n’ sweet reasons support groups are incredibility beneficial. 1) You realize youare not alone in your struggle and much of what you are feeling is normal. 2) You receive and give support from peers, facilitated […]

Exercise can benefit the brain

By: Beth Peterson, LPC Milan Christian Counseling We have all heard about the benefits of aerobic exercise and strength training on our bodies. It’s common knowledge our physical activity reduces heart disease, aids in the prevention of bone density loss, and helps with the maintenance of a healthy weight. Yet there are several benefits to […]

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