Wellness

Summer in Cedar Rapids: Things To Do

Fill up your social calendar this summer with plenty of fun-in-the-sun around Cedar Rapids. Check out our guide of places to go and things to do with friends and family. …

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Staying Fit After 60

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Blood pressure, muscle mass, metabolism, bone density, memory — just a few of your body’s functions and features that change with age. It’s best to learn how to manage these …

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Who Knew? Life Begins (Again) at 65

By Bruce Horovitz, Kaiser Health News I was convinced I would become an adult when I turned 21. But now, I’m certain that turning 65 was the watershed moment that …

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What To Do in Cedar Rapids This Summer

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Fill up your social calendar this season with plenty of summertime fun in and around Cedar Rapids. We’ve compiled a list of places to go and things to do with …

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It’s the proportion of liquids you drink, not the volume, that’s important

Water was the hands-down winner when nutrition experts collaborated to determine which beverage provides the greatest health benefits. The six U.S. researchers of the Independent Beverage Guidance Panel ranked beverages …

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Warm Water Therapy’s Unique Benefits Aid Healing & Recovery

When water’s properties are combined with a water temperature of 92 degrees, you have the optimum conditions for healing and recovering from injury, surgery or chronic conditions such as osteoarthritis. …

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Socializing Has a Positive Impact on Senior Health

You enjoy your book club, visits with grandkids and lunch with friends, but did you also know these are good for your health? Research shows that social interaction is good …

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Seniors Benefit from Exploring Their Creative Side

In recent years, the “graying of America” has inspired a re-evaluation of the way people age, emphasizing the potential of seniors rather than their limitations. This new perspective goes hand-in-hand …

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Suit up! Warm Water Therapy is Coming to Meth-Wick

Water is a therapeutic tool that can benefit many health conditions, which is why we’ve taken steps to provide this therapy to Linn County residents. Meth-Wick is installing two Hydroworx …

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Preventing Falls: Staying Safe in Your Home

Safety and independence are important to many seniors. We wanted to share an article from LeadingAge.org to help you accomplish that by preparing yourself and your home from events that …

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