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Depression and Grief in Seniors: Part 2 – Is Depression Dangerous?

Clinical depression is common in seniors—about 3% suffer from major depression, but many more suffer from milder forms. Depression can be very dangerous for your aging loved ones because it can lead to disability and increased mortality. Depression breaks down the body’s resistance because those who are depressed are less likely to exercise, eat well, […]

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The Weather is Warming, Time for THAT Question again: Are you getting enough water?

As an unseasonably warm winter fades into an even warmer spring, people are already wondering what the summer has in store temperature wise. Whatever level the mercury rises to, however, there’s no doubt we will all hear the warning: “Stay Hydrated.” So just how do you follow the advice? While it’s tempting to drink iced […]

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Depression and Grief in Seniors: Part 3 – What Causes Depression?

Depression is a physical illness—chemicals produced in the brain called neurotransmitters, which work to stabilize mood, are involved in major depression. In a depressed individual the brain cannot adequately regulate its neurotransmitters and the chemicals become unbalanced. However, nobody knows exactly what causes it. This article was syndicated and originally appeared on the Senior Helpers […]

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Unhealthy Truths: Spurring on Healthy Living

In today’s busy world, it is extremely important to promote a healthy living for individuals. However, as people are getting busier with work they get less time for healthy activities and healthy eating. Therefore it is essential to create a healthier work environment and encourage employees to follow. A few steps which every workplace can […]

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Brian Sanders of i9 Sports at the 2012 IFA Conference

Brian Sanders is the president and COO of i9 Sports. He talked with us about the great things to come in 2012 for i9 Sports.