Posts by Erin Ward

Top Safety Tips For Holiday Decorating

Top Safety Tips For Holiday Decorating

The holidays – oh yes, the perfect time to spend with loved ones relaxing and having fun. After all, after a hectic year, everyone could use some time to clear their heads, take a break and have a good time with family. For this reason, many people go to great lengths to ornate their homes…

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What To Do With Your Old Elecronics

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It may seem tricky to get rid of your old electronics such as old TVs, cellphones, and computers, but there are actually several great disposal options. Many older electronics are still valuable and can be recycled, sold, or traded in. Use the following guide to learn about proper disposal of your old electronics. Trade It…

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Longevity and Cardiovascular Exercise

“Low cardiorespiratory fitness is a sounder predictor of death then risk factors such as hypertension, smoking, and Diabetes.”  Franklin Booth (2012)   Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is the #1 cause of death 31% of all deaths globally *CVD, Oxidative stress, Inflammation, & Aging: WHO (2016)   Now honestly, you will die of something.  And, this is…

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Easy Turkey Meatball Recipe

Sometimes, when we try to eat healthier, we think we have to skip our favorite foods. But with our turkey meatball recipe, you can still enjoy your Italian favorites but in a more heart-healthy way!   INGREDIENTS: 2 pounds ground turkey 93% lean 1 cup bread crumbs or panko or rolled oats 2/3 cup onion…

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AEP is Almost Over: 3 Things You Need To Know

Don’t forget, if you want to make changes to your Medicare coverage, the Annual Open Enrollment Period (AEP) ends soon on December 7, 2019. This is the time when you can make changes to your Medicare health plan and prescription drug coverage for 2020. To make an informed decision on whether or not your current…

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3 Reasons to Pick Up a Book

Books can become your best friend after you retire. Some people have a habit of reading books from an early age, but you can always develop this hobby after your retirement. It is one of the best ways to pass the time, especially if you live alone. And reading has numerous benefits. It keeps you…

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Get Ready for Winter With These Winter Safety Tips

The Winter season can be busy and exciting. With so many events like family dinners, holiday parties, and the preparation and planning for gift giving, we have plenty of distractions to keep us from focusing on our health and taking care of ourselves as we would normally. Injuries occur during winter than during any other…

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Top Ways Of Preventing Eye Problems

The eyes are one of the most important parts of the body. Unfortunately, they get worse as we age. Without proper eye care, the eyes will develop certain problems and soon you will be dealing with stressful situations. As we age, it is crucial to have information on how to prevent eye problems. Some of…

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Essential Oils that Can Help with Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms

Essential oils and aromatherapy has been considered a safe and effective way to help treat symptoms. However, please ensure that you are speaking with your doctor before using essential oils if you are currently on any medications as there are some oils that may have interactions with medications. It is important to know that not all essential oils that are out on the market are…

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The Flu Shot and Medicare: What You Need to Know

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Influenza, or the flu can affect anyone at any age. That’s why most physicians recommend everyone 6 months and older get an annual flu vaccine. The fever, chills, muscle aches, cough, congestion, runny nose, headaches, and fatigue commonly associated with the flu can leave you feeling miserable for a few days or even a week.…

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