There are numerous cities, rural towns, and suburbs which created new methods through which the elders can get from one place to the other. There are numerous towns in which the majority of the residents are over 65. Because of that, various nonprofit organizations and communities created new methods of transporting the elders.
One of these cities who take care of the elders is St. Augustine, Florida. The public bus system in this city has been tweaked, in order to make sure that the elders are able to get in the places they need to be. The residents can also call a phone center in order to receive directions to an...
Coffee has been considered more than just a tasting beverage for a long period of time now. For a very long period of time, people assumed that coffee might have certain health benefits, and it seems that they were right. Two new studies have revealed the fact that the odds of endometrial cancer are reduced in the case of women, if they drink several cups of coffee each day. Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health studied more than 67,000 women.
The benefits of coffee
They had the task of analyzing their health and some of their behaviors, including coffee consumption. The results of the study were published in the journal...
Throughout time, experts and scientists have been debating whether cutting back on salt was or was not a good thing. There have been made studies on how salt actually helps the body and there have been made studies on how salt could affect the body and even though it has been so much time since the whole debate on whether or not people should cut back on salt started and the truth is that there is no answer yet.
How does sodium affect us?
One thing is widely known, however – people who suffer from heart problems or high blood pressure should most definitely cut back on their sodium intake. It is clear that these people...
There are many people who wonder about their life; about the situation they are in, about the things they could be doing with their life, and so on. They might be unfulfilled for various reasons. They could have a great career, a successful relationship, but even so, they might feel that something is missing.
Some common worries
It seems that these thoughts and ideas get more common as people get older. They lose energy, they feel lethargic, and they start to feel that they do not control their own lives. According to Richard J. Leider, the thing which these people are missing is purpose. He stated that there are certain ways...
It has been already stated that doctors have a difficult time talking with their patients about their weight. They feel uncomfortable telling their patients that they need to lose weight. However, it seems that the weight of the doctor is very important as well when it comes to this discussion.
Overweight Doctors Have Troubles Bringing the Weight Subject
A new study has revealed the fact that doctors who are overweight have a more difficult time when it comes to talking to their patients about weight-related issues. The overweight physicians do not discus as often with their patients about their body mass index, as the slimmer...
We always want the table to be filled with New Year`s goodies: with exotic foods, beautifully arranged and traditional products and drinks. Most times, guests gather around the table and, with so many available, they are also looking to have fun. Most importantly, the night of the year is to have a beautifully decorated table or Swedish buffet, with simple dishes, tasty and fresh and that, above all, do not you take three days to prepare.
Some ideas for the New Years`s Eve menu
Meatballs with sesame
Ingredients: 500 g chicken breast, 2 slices of white bread, salt, pepper, 2...
It seems that we are what we think and what we feel. Researchers have recently discovered that people who are old and who have a negative view about life, have higher chances of getting ill, than those who are optimistic. Old people are still seen as incompetent and burdens, and it is no surprise that people have fears about getting old.
What Did the Study Reveal?
For the study conducted by the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging, the researchers used information from 440 men and women. The study began in 1968, by the time when the participants were with ages between 18 and 49. The researchers collected data about their...