Help Your Senior Loved Ones Exercise With These Tips

Elderly man and woman on treadmills.

If you’re under the impression that exercise should only be a priority when you’re young—you couldn’t be more wrong.

Exercise is crucial for people of all ages, especially elderly folks. Seniors who don’t get enough exercise are more prone to health problems such as muscle stiffness, chronic pain, and injuries.

Older people who exercise regularly are both physically and mentally healthier than those who don’t work out. Exercise is also known to enhance flexibility, improve strength, reduce pain, boost heart health, and prevent cognitive decline.

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Transitioning to Organic Food—Why Do It?

Organic vegetables on the shelf at an organic food market.

Eating food that’s grown without toxic herbicide, fertilizers, pesticides, or GMOs shouldn’t be so difficult, but the complicated labels and high prices of organic food can put off the average consumer.

Most foods were grown organically before the 20th century, when “chemical farming” surpassed organic farming. In the 1940s, health experts began to realize that organic foods were healthier for the body than those grown with chemicals, and that’s how the organic movement began. Today, the organic food industry is growing slowly, but there is a significant difference in price that can be off-putting.

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