Fitness

  1. Healthy Weight for a Lifetime: Lose Weight

    Mid Coast Hospital’s Center for Weight & Lifestyle Change has been renamed Healthy Weight for a Lifetime. The name change reflects the program’s content and assists with setting realistic expectations for class participants. Members of the community … Continue

  2. How much water should you drink?

    How much water should you drink? It’s summer, and that means warmer weather, outdoor activities, and perhaps increased exercise. According to the Mayo Clinic, every system in your body depends on water. For example, water flushes toxins … Continue

  3. Preventing hip fracture: how to stay bone healthy

    Preventing hip fracture becomes increasingly important as we age. Here’s some important information to share with your loved ones over holiday visits!  Hip fractures are serious injuries that most often occur in people aged 65 and older. Women … Continue

  4. Senior Sexuality: intimacy as we age

    This article on senior sexuality, Intimacy and Aging: Strategies to Enhance Your Sexual Relationship by Nelly Hall, CS Boutique, first appeared in Maine Seniors magazine. The need for intimacy is ageless. Studies have confirmed that you can … Continue

  5. Brain Health: Keeping Your Brain Healthy & Sharp

    Maintaining the health of your brain as you age is just as important as staying physically fit. In fact, many studies show that brain fitness can play an important role in warding off dementia. According to the … Continue

  6. Manage stress and take heart!

    Take Heart and Manage Stress is by Kelly Hassett of MedCOR Professionals. February has been nicknamed “Heart Month” not only because of Valentine’s Day, but because the American Heart Association has been celebrating National Wear Red Day … Continue

  7. Take Heart: the Importance of Relationships

    By Deborah McLean, principal, Maine Senior Guide In business, there’s an accepted truism: we do business with people we know, like and trust. It’s all about relationships and expectations. Now it turns out that’s true on the … Continue