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    Health is a matter of heart - information you can use today to ensure a healthy tomorrow

    February is heart health month - and it’s a good time to remember some key tools you can use to ensure you have a happy, healthy heart all year long.For some insight on maintaining a healthy heart, Trisha Bahr, director of rehab services with Aegis Therapies, answered a few questions.Q: Why is heart health important?Our heart is the most vital organ in our body and living a heart healthy life is vital to achieving a long and healthy lifestyle.Q: What are some of the best ways to keep your ...  Read More...

  • Made from scratch, made with love

    February is heart month and Dining Service Director Norma Kester explains how the kitchen team ensures that Aberdeen Village residents have heart-healthy choices, while showing a little extra love with made-from-scratch food. "We start with fresh, quality ingredients. We cut our own salads, and don't use pre-packaged salad mixes. We make our own made-from-scratch soup daily, offering a broth base at lunch and additional cream base in the evening.   Read More...

  • What to Do About Unintentional Weight Loss in Older Adults

    [caption id="attachment_6249" align="alignnone" width="625"] It often points to underlying health problems that deserve attention (Photo credit: Adobe Stock)[/caption]By Leslie Kernisan, MD for Next AvenueOne of my readers recently sent in this question:Q: My 88-year-old father lives in his own home about 100 miles from us. He’s been living alone since my mother died five years ago. I thought he looked rather thin last time we saw him.   Read More...

  • Fun Ways to Burn Off Thanksgiving Dinner

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  • 3 Recipes to Capture the Flavors of Fall

    [caption id="attachment_6116" align="alignnone" width="625"] Here are 3 recipes that wrap fall's flavors in wonderfully-scented, warming-to-the-soul baked treats. (Photo courtesy of CulinaryHill.com)[/caption]These easy, tasty recipes will warm your body and soulBy Meggan Hill for Next AvenueJust as autumn has a traditional color palette, classic tastes are also associated with the season: rich pumpkin, tart cranberry, comforting apple and distinctive cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger.The three recipe...  Read More...