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Healthy Aging

5 Proven Ways to Relieve Stiff, Achy Knees

By |2018-05-04T14:39:14-04:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z, Healthy Aging|Tags: , |

Osteoarthritis and wear-and-tear arthritis are the most common causes of knee pain. Here are 5 ways to relieve the creaking and ease the discomfort: 1. Anti-Inflammatory Medications Over-the-counter aspirin or ibuprofen work well. 2. RICE Therapy Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation help lessen the swelling and pain. 3. Physical [...]

The Mediterranean Diet Helps Keep Joints Healthy

By |2018-08-30T16:15:09-04:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Health A-Z, Healthy Aging|Tags: , |

The Mediterranean Diet abounds with fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, nuts and olive oil. It also features moderate portions of fish, poultry—and even a little red wine! These fresh, flavorful foods contain numerous nutrients, powerful antioxidants and healthy omega-3 fatty acids, which can help you: Curb inflammation and relieve [...]

Proper Hydration is a Key Factor in Maintaining Senior Health and Wellness

By |2020-04-07T10:07:14-04:00February 1st, 2017|Categories: Healthy Aging|Tags: |

By Joshua Raymond, MD, MPH, FAAFP As we age, our healthcare maintenance needs increase. With these added responsibilities such as heart health, blood pressure and cancer prevention, seniors can often overlook a simple but important element to everyday good health ─ proper hydration. Dehydration is a frequent cause of [...]