Add Beans to Your Diet for a Healthier Senior Lifestyle

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Studies reveal legumes may be one of the most important factors to good senior health and longevity worldwide. It doesn't matter which type of bean; the Japanese eat soybeans and other countries' staples include brown beans, chickpeas/garbanzos, and white beans. The dietary intake from beans statistically contributed to as much as an 8% reduction in risk of death. If … [Read more...]

Senior Fiesta is Coming Back to San Antonio

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¡Ole! Save the date for April 10, 2014. The annual Viva Fiesta is the only Texas fiesta for people 55 years and older. From 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. every day through April 27,  There will be live entertainment, door prizes, dancing and vendors offering free promotional items. Free informational materials on retirement planning, senior living, home improvement, … [Read more...]

Caregivers: Bust Your Stress Away in New Braunfels

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A 90-year-old family member who lived at home required caregiving, and who better than her children and other family members? They quickly discovered the routine was more involved than they'd thought. "This is truly a full-time job," said her daughter-in-law. When she suffered a physical ailment and following hospitalization developed dementia, her caregivers … [Read more...]

Get Stronger Bones With the Right Exercises

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Running and jumping are the best exercises to improve bone health. If this is something you did when you were younger, your risk for osteoporosis is lessened. But that was then, and this is now. If you have been and are able to run or jump, don't worry about your fear of injury. Use common sense and listen to your body during this exercise. But there are … [Read more...]

Great Places in San Antonio to Go Walking in Spring

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Is there anything finer than senior living in San Antonio? Our beautiful, historic city is a wealth of information and entertainment. Now that spring is here, it's time to get outside and explore the beauty that is uniquely Texas. Spring and summer in San Antonio offer plenty of outdoor activities, but walking is still the best and most affordable exercise … [Read more...]