Active Living

Are You a Home Shopping Addict?

Are You a Home Shopping Addict?

By Caitlin Watzke Home shopping channels make it easy to make purchases from the comfort of your couch.  They present viewers with a ìbuy nowî…

Canton Ranch: Aims to Inspire Healthy Living

Canton Ranch: Aims to Inspire Healthy Living

Canyon Ranch Health Resort originated directly from the experience of founder Mel Zuckerman, who – overweight, sedentary and desperate – checked himself into a fat…

Endurance Swimmer  Diana Nyad Shares Life Experience

Endurance Swimmer Diana Nyad Shares Life Experience

By Patricia Danflous Some call her crazy. Some say passionate. Others describe her as a goal-oriented, driven survivor. It’s “good friend” to those who know her…

Exercises to Reduce Symptoms of Arthritis

Exercises to Reduce Symptoms of Arthritis

By: Tami Charbonnet Photos: Milestone Photography Model: Tonia Bonvillain Research shows that arthritis patients who stretch regularly and strength train have less pain than those…

Get Healthy Faster with Group Fitness

Get Healthy Faster with Group Fitness

By Tami Charbonnet It is not easy to wake up ready and excited to exercise.  However, if a group of friends is waiting for you,…

Grilled Salmon an Kale Salad

Grilled Salmon an Kale Salad

Salad 1/2 bag of chopped fresh kale, cleaned and de-veined 1 bag of baby spinach 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion 1 cup fresh, thinly sliced Granny Smith apple…

Mediterranean Diet Recipe: Recommended by the Mayo Clinic Staff

Mediterranean Diet Recipe: Recommended by the Mayo Clinic Staff

  Pasta with Spinach, Garbanzos and Raisins Serves 6  Ingredients 8 ounces farfalle (bowtie) pasta 2 Tbsp. olive oil 4 garlic cloves, crushed 1/2 can (19…

Pickpocket Alert! Financial Defense Tips

Pickpocket Alert! Financial Defense Tips

By Patricia Danflous Who do you trust with your money?  Your spouse?  Son?  Daughter?  Neighbor who retired last year?  The guy who keeps sending you…

Prevent Heatstroke

Prevent Heatstroke

By Becky Rolland Seniors are prone to heat-related illness for three reasons:  Their bodies do not adjust well to sudden changes in temperature. They are…

Safety Tips for Driving at Night

Safety Tips for Driving at Night

Driving at night can be dangerous for anyone due to decreased visibility.  As we age, it can become more difficult to see at night.  Follow…

Senior Pets for Seniors

Senior Pets for Seniors

By Neal Boyd There are a lot of older cats and dogs looking for humans they can relate to.  Pets have much to offer, from…

Smoke Alarms Save Lives

Smoke Alarms Save Lives

By Patricia Danflous According to National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) studies, almost two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from incidents in homes with no smoke…

Strengthen Your Back, Arms and Core

Fact: Those who exercise daily live longer and have healthier, active lives.  Not only do exercise and nutrition help you lose weight and look great,…

Sudden Retirement: An Action Plan

Sudden Retirement: An Action Plan

Your company just announced downsizing.  Your position is eliminated and you are faced with sudden retirement. Start now to build a new financial plan.  According…

Super Green Energy Juice

Super Green Energy Juice

  Ingredients 1 Granny Smith apple, quartered 4 cups baby kale, beet greens, arugula and spinach, mixed 2 large lemons, quartered 4 large carrots 4 asparagus…

The Importance of Vitamin B Complex

By Tami Charbonnet Now more than ever, it is important to ensure you are getting essential vitamins and nutrients to keep your body fueled and…

The Sustainable Garden: Grow Your Own Food Using Kitchen Scraps

The Sustainable Garden: Grow Your Own Food Using Kitchen Scraps

By Michelle Fouchi Esneault The price of produce rises each year.  Do your wallet and the Earth a favor by recycling your kitchen scraps to…