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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 […]

Senior Club seeks new members

By Joyce Ervin After enjoying a delicious potluck supper and a short business meeting that ended with jokes being read by Mary Lou Jones, the group of over age 55 seniors began playing table games.  Past president Dick Ender said he’s been playing cards and other games with the group, The Milan Senior Club, for the […]