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Cold Weather Health Tips for Seniors

As the winter in Northeast Ohio settles in, negative temperatures can become a frequent occurrence. But wintry weather is always a threat, especially for senior citizens.

Elderly individuals can face a number of issues during cold weather, so make sure to follow these tips – or pass them along to someone you may know – to keep safe while there’s still a nip in the air.

Seniors shouldn’t feel trapped by the cold weather. These tips can help them stay healthy and happy in chillier times.

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Tips to Help You Keep Your Healthy Resolutions

Starting a New Year’s resolution is easy. Keeping it is the hard part. Healthy living is one of the main goals for resolutions, but giving up after just a week or two isn’t going to help anyone in 2018. Here’s what you need to know to help you stick with your New Year’s resolution.

Tips to keeping your New Year’s resolutions in 2018.

What it Means to Be Vegan

While the term “vegan” was first coined back in 1944 by English animal rights advocate Donald Watson, interest in the lifestyle has really grown in the past five years. More businesses are becoming vegan-friendly, allowing people to explore new options when it comes to food and other products. 

So exactly what does it mean to be vegan? Here’s a quick guide on how it works.

What it means to be vegan.

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What it Means to Be Gluten Free

Gluten-free diets have become more popular over the past few years. For some people, gluten-free isn’t a dieting choice as much as it is a need. Over 3 million people suffer from celiac disease, pushing them away from gluten. Here’s a quick rundown of how celiac disease and gluten sensitivity can impact your diet.

How gluten sensitivity and celiac disease affects you.

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Preparing for American Diabetes Month

Nearly 10 percent of the U.S. population is affected by diabetes, which Is why American Diabetes Month is an important time to help raise awareness of the disease. 

The American Diabetes Association celebrates its 75th anniversary this year after decades of spreading awareness of one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. In 2015, the organization is focusing on a theme of “Eat Well, America” to spread the world about how healthy food can help make for a better future.

Healthy choices for American Diabetes Month

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Current Research in Breast Cancer

There are millions of breast cancer survivors in the United States, and researchers are doing plenty of work to try and save even more women from the deadly disease. Here are a few of the initiatives that medical centers are studying to try and cure and prevent breast cancer.

Breast cancer research and treatments

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The Stages of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer has several different stages that can make a big difference in the severity and necessary treatment of the disease. Depending on when a person is diagnosed, the stage of breast cancer will dictate what treatment options are available. Early detection will help you catch breast cancer in an earlier stage, which greatly improves a person’s ability to fight the disease.

Different factors play into discovering what stage a person’s breast cancer is in, so we’ve created a quick guide to help you learn about the various stages.

The different stages of breast cancer

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