Wellness & Nutrition

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Health Reminder: Flu Season Lingers through Spring

Though thankfully not as pervasive as in years past, the 2018-2019 flu season marches on and could stretch into May.

Tips to beat the heat for residents
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Summertime Safety: How Seniors Can Beat the Heat

Keep safe through the dog days of summer and beyond by following a few simple tips, from staying hydrated to limiting time outdoors during midday, and learn to recognize the signs of heat-related illness.

Tips for older adults, protecting the skin from UV rays is important for preventing sunburns and skin cancer.
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Senior Skin Health: Protecting Yourself from Skin Cancer

July is UV Safety Month. Stay safe in the sun with these tips.

Pets provide residents with comfort as they transition into a senior living community.
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Pets Can Make Us Happier and Healthier

Cats, dogs and other small animals have provided hundreds of residents with comfort as they transition into a senior living community.

Reducing the risk of falls can lead to a significant improvement in quality of life and longevity
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Fall Prevention Series Part 1: Belmont Adopts New Program to Prevent Falls

TIRR Memorial Hermann and Belmont Village are helping prevent the leading cause of nonfatal injuries among seniors.

Belmont Village’s Smart Tips for Brain Health
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FOOD FOR THOUGHT: NUTRITIONAL BASICS FOR BRAIN HEALTH

You are what you eat. Not new, but an idea that has taken on new significance as Americans live longer.

Tips for maintaining your brain
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10 Tips for Maintaining Your Brain

Most of us know the importance of regular exercise to keep the body fit, but how many can say we put equal emphasis on exercising our brains?

Mental exercise can build cognitive reserve
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EXPERTS SAY RIGHT EXERCISE CAN BUILD COGNITIVE RESERVE

Every morning most of us wake up and think about the day’s activities. For many, that includes exercise to keep the body fit.

New ways to think about mental fitness
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A New Way of Thinking about Mental Fitness

It was thought that the brain did not change in adulthood. Research now shows that our brains can form new neural connections when one part…

Tips for Aging Well
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5 Tips for Aging Well

Healthy aging is not the oxymoron it once was. With better medical care and technology, Americans are living longer and leading healthier…