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[caption id="attachment_13995" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Tai chi is like moving meditation moving the body slowly and gently while breathing regularly."]

YH0810_VitaminDSuperhero

Vitamin D saves lives, says Rasa Kazlauskaite, M.D., endocrinologist and director of the Rush University Prevention Center in Chicago. A large-scale study published in 2008 showed that people who took a placebo were more likely to die earlier than people who took vitamin D supplements.

YH0810_Sarcopenia

Sarcopenia, or wasting away of the muscles, has been considered a normal part of the aging process. But experts are finding that doesn t have to be the case. [caption id="attachment_13505" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Weight-bearing exercises, also known as resistance training, help preserve muscle mass. Start light and increase weight over time.

Truth about Vitamin D

One of the most remarkable findings about vitamin D came about by accident at an unlikely place a maximum-security hospital for the criminally insane. In April of 2005, an influenza epidemic raged through the population at Atascadero State Hospital in Atascadero, California. But as it progressed, Dr.

YH0810_AskHealthExpertDrWelsh
Ericksonhealth and wellness experts can be found atErickson Living communities all over the U.S.This month our expert is Austin T.
YH0710_HealthExpertBloodKotwal
Ericksonhealth and wellness experts can be found atErickson Living communities all over the U.S.This month our expert is Shaveta Kotwal, M.D., medical director at ' Ashby Pondsin ' Ash
YH0710_Caregiver2

The doctor said your loved one s memory problems are due to progressive dementia most likely Alzheimer s disease. Your role as a caregiver is about to become very important. Preparing for that role may seem daunting. [caption id="attachment_12770" align="alignright" width="280" caption="A support group, including your physician, can be a big help in dealing with stress related to caregiving.

YH0710_AirQuality

Inhale . . . exhale . . . inhale . . . exhale. Do you know what you re breathing? In 2006, ' almost a quarter ' of people age 65-plus lived in counties with unhealthy ozone levels, and 21% lived in counties where fine particle matter exceeded national standards.

Medicare enrollment form

Today, the government launched a website to explain what the Affordable Care Act means for specific groups including seniors. You can visit the section for older adults at http://www.healthcare.gov/foryou/seniors/index.html. The first item of business?