Take charge of your health

A Healthy Lifestyle: A Protective Measure Against Dementia

According to the CDC, in 2014 there were an estimated 5 million Americans over the age of 65 with dementia, and there is expected to be nearly 14 million by 2060.1 Dementia is not a specific disease. Rather, dementia is a term that describes the symptoms of impaired memory, thinking, and decision making. Dementia can be caused by a number of different diseases, Alzheimer’s disease being the most common. Read More

“Taking Charge” – Read about Juniper in Minnesota Good Age

The goal? Help people take an active role in improving their health and quality of life through fitness and fall-prevention classes as well as small-group classes on preventing and/or living well with diabetes, chronic pain and other conditions. Read More

Exercise Is for All of Us

Exercise not only has physical benefits but many mental and emotional benefits as well. This article will detail why exercise is important, the benefits associated with getting regular exercise, ways to maintain an exercise program, and possible risks associated with exercise and when to see your doctor regarding these risks. Read More

Keep your home a safe haven this holiday season

Stay and look when you cook! Keep an eye on what you fry! Stand by your pan! These are just a few of the catchy phrases you’ll hear from local fire departments and fire safety experts when talking about home fire safety. Our homes are where we spend most of our time, and therefore should be safe havens. Read More
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