Category: Health Habits

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5 Ways to Overcome Gym Anxiety & Get Active

November 22, 2022 | By

One common factor that can intimidate even the most experienced athlete or workout buff – going to the gym. Gyms…

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Healthy Eating: Less Sodium Doesn’t Mean Less Flavor!

November 15, 2022 | By

Salt plays a huge role in health problems like high blood pressure and heart disease, and according to the World…

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A Gentle Detox for Seniors

October 15, 2022 | By

Some foods and drinks can negatively affect your overall health. A gentle detox for seniors can help with certain health issues. Learn how to detox safely.

Daily Practices to Improve Your Mental and Physical Health

September 1, 2022 | By

Improving mental and physical health is crucial for increasing longevity and boosting overall wellness. That being said, mental health and…

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Simple Ways to Increase Longevity & Promote Healthy Habits

August 22, 2022 | By

Longevity may seem like something out of your control, but that’s not entirely true. While genetics and medical history play…

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Your Complete Guide to Nutrition for Older Adults

August 1, 2022 | By

Fueling your body with the nutrients it needs allows it to function properly and enables you to maintain your active,…

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Cognitive Exercises for Retirees to Keep the Mind Sharp

July 22, 2022 | By

For older adults, engaging in cognitive exercises can help you keep your mind sharp throughout your retirement years. Although there…

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Why Eat Seafood? It’s Good for the Body and Mind!

July 15, 2022 | By

For individuals looking for ways to improve their health and nutrition, adding seafood to their diet can yield many surprising…

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What Are the Best Foods for Brain Health (and the Worst)?

June 15, 2022 | By

When it comes to cognitive health, nutrition plays a vital role in reducing your risks and helping you enjoy the…

There are many physical and mental health benefits of play for seniors, and throughout our communities, there are countless opportunities for fun and excitement.

The Benefits of Play & Why It’s Important for Older Adults

June 1, 2022 | By

When most people hear the word “play,” they likely picture children playing together, laughing, and enjoying themselves. However, very few…

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4 Tips on How to Manage Arthritis

May 15, 2022 | By

Depending on the severity of the diagnosis, there are certain habits and tips that can alleviate some of the pain and symptoms associated with arthritis.

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Bad Health Habits & How to Break Them​

April 1, 2022 | By

Maintaining good health habits is essential to our physical and mental well-being. But, unfortunately, it can be easy to fall…

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5 Realistic New Year’s Resolutions That Promote Healthy Aging

January 1, 2022 | By

HarborChase Senior Living has come up with a list of realistic New Year’s resolutions that promote healthy aging and celebrate senior living! 

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6 Hobbies to Beat Cabin Fever this Winter

December 22, 2021 | By

To keep you busy and entertained during the winter season, HarborChase is sharing hobbies that promote healthy aging (and can be done indoors!).

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Recognizing and Managing Anxiety in Older Adults

November 22, 2021 | By

Many adults can suffer from anxiety without their families or physicians being aware of the issue. We’re sharing some ways to recognize these feelings.

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Table for One! Practical Tips for Cooking for One

October 22, 2021 | By

With a bit of preparation and experimentation, cooking for one at home can be easy and enjoyable. Check out our practical tips for cooking for one!

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Where Unwinding Meets Engagement: What is Active Relaxation?

October 1, 2021 | By

The term “active relaxation” may sound like a paradox, but it’s a great way to wind down and relax while staying engaged. Explore how to get started here.

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5 Tips for Personal Self-Care & Healthy Aging

September 22, 2021 | By

HarborChase Senior Living is sharing some tips on gaining the benefits of self-care and how to incorporate self-care into your life!

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Namaste Healthy: A Basic Guide to Yoga for Seniors

September 15, 2021 | By

In many of our blogs, we mention how beneficial yoga is without really getting into the basics. For this reason, we’ve created this basic guide to yoga!

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8 Dimensions of Wellness: Living a Full and Purposeful Life

July 22, 2021 | By

There are several areas of a person’s lifestyle that contribute to their overall wellness. Most experts agree that there are eight dimensions of wellness.

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The Art of Mindful Eating: What It Is and How To Do It

June 15, 2021 | By

HarborChase has created this guide to help you understand more about mindful eating, how it can be beneficial, and how to incorporate it into your life.

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Not Just a Fad: The Mediterranean Diet Promotes Healthy Aging

May 22, 2021 | By

HarborChase Senior Living is answering what the Mediterranean diet is, why it’s so good for you, and how to incorporate it into your life.

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What’s the Link Between Physical Activity and Brain Health?

May 15, 2021 | By

HarborChase knows how vital physical and brain health are, so we look at the link between the two and how you can incorporate more of both into your life.

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Celebrating Women’s Health on International Women’s Day

March 8, 2021 | By

March 8 is International Women’s Day, and we look at some common women’s health concerns and how to both manage symptoms or prevent them altogether.

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6 Spring Cleaning Guidelines for Seniors

March 1, 2021 | By

Are you and your loved one looking to get some cleaning done over the weekend? Make sure to check out HarborChase’s new spring cleaning guidelines blog!

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5 Ways to Fight Fatigue & Boost Energy Naturally

February 15, 2021 | By

HarborChase Senior Living is committed to celebrating healthy aging. We’re sharing some natural ways you can combat fatigue and boost your energy levels!

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Embracing the Power of Positive Thinking

January 1, 2021 | By

As we begin a new year, it’s the perfect time for goals and resolutions. This year, we encourage you to add positive thinking to your list of resolutions! 

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5 Low Impact Ways to Stay Active This Winter

December 8, 2020 | By

HarborChase shares low impact ways to stay active throughout the colder months, so you can continue to gain all the health benefits of exercise.

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Let’s Get Social: The Importance of Staying Connected

November 22, 2020 | By

Relationship building is extremely important. It’s present in every stage of life and comes with a plethora of health benefits. Learn the importance here!

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Healthy Substitutions for Your Favorite Comfort Foods

November 8, 2020 | By

We’re sharing some nutritious swaps to make healthier versions of comfort foods. With these, your guilty pleasures won’t make you so guilty anymore!