May 2016 - Wesley Ridge Retirement Community

The Food Swap: A New Way to Diet

Have you been on a diet recently? Low salt, low fat, and low carb, even the Paleo diet—I bet some of you have tried them all.  Every day a new “diet” pops up. I watched a report over the weekend on the early news that talked about what is now considered good and healthy by […]

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Keep Your Brain Healthy

Can Alzheimer’s disease be prevented? Researchers across the world are racing towards a cure for Alzheimer’s disease. But as prevalence rates climb, the focus has broadened from treatment to prevention strategies. What they’ve discovered is that it may be possible to prevent or delay the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias through a combination […]

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Oh, My Aching Back!

I remember the first time it happened to me. I was on vacation and I reached down to pick up my purse off the bed and rip! OUCH! I thought I was going to pass out from the pain. What the heck just happened? I found out I pulled a muscle in my lower back. […]

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