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Mar
11

Health Benefits of Having a Pet

Whether you are a dog person or a cat person, a bird, reptile or rodent lover, one thing is certain: WE LOVE OUR PETS. Ask any pet owner and most of them will tell you they consider their pet to be part of their family. In the United States, over $70 billion was spent in the pet industry in 2018. That's right, 'b' for BILLION! That includes all the...
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Feb
25

Vitamin D and Why Seniors Need It

Vitamin D is sometimes known as the "sunshine vitamin" and it is a vital nutrient in helping our bodies be healthy and strong. We call it the sunshine vitamin because our bodies can't produce it unless our skin is exposed to sunlight. Vitamin D is not found in a lot of foods we consume, thus it can be a challenging nutrient to find. While Vitamin D...
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Apr
07

Depression in the Elderly

Friday, April 7 th marks World Health Day, brought to us by the World Health Organization (WHO ). New estimates released by the WHO tell us that depression is the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide. Globally, more than 300 million people now live with depression. There is a lack of support for people with depression as well as the...
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