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Illusion of Choice | Infographic

Illusion of Choice | Infographic

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our choices aren’t really quite as open as it would seem. The Illusion Of Choice

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Facebook shown to boost mental skills in seniors: study – Boston.com

Facebook shown to boost mental skills in seniors: study – Boston.com

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Facebook shown to boost mental skills in seniors: study Boston.com In the first, 14 seniors were trained to use the social media platform and were asked to post at least once day. Participants were instructed to befriend people within the group. See on www.boston.com

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Exercise May Stave Off Depression in Severely Obese: MedlinePlus

Exercise May Stave Off Depression in Severely Obese: MedlinePlus

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

See on Scoop.it – Successful Aging: Healthy, Vibrant, Engaged, Independent Exercise May Stave Off Depression in Severely Obese Ken Charvoz‘s insight: Exercise helps with depressive tendencies in all ages and weight classes. Obesity adds it’s own layer of self-loathing, insecurity, and isolation on top of life’s issues. What always amazes me is the huge benefits […]

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18 Amazing Facts About the Human Body – Infographic

18 Amazing Facts About the Human Body – Infographic

| February 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Chiropractic and Physical Therapy Clinics with locations in Chicago and Oak Park. Offering expert chiropractic care, rehabilitation, acupuncture, massage therapy, and hydro colon therapy. Call for a free initial consultation today! See on www.advancedphysicalmedicine.org

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CATCH Healthy Habits Program Teaches Kids to Live Healthy Lifestyles

CATCH Healthy Habits Program Teaches Kids to Live Healthy Lifestyles

| February 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

A popular health-oriented program for children is coming to Tucson this summer. CATCH Healthy Habits teaches kids good food choices and encourages fun, active lifestyles in an effort to combat obesity and related diseases. CATCH is a national program of the OASIS institute and will be led locally by Tucson OASIS, located near River and […]

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Patrick Dempsey and Tom Danielson Host Ride On, Tucson! | Bicycling Magazine

Patrick Dempsey and Tom Danielson Host Ride On, Tucson! | Bicycling Magazine

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

On January 20, actor Patrick Dempsey and Garmin-Sharp cyclist Tom Danielson are hosting a cycling event in Arizona called Ride On, Tucson! The ride will feature a 2.5-mile downtown circuit that is completely closed to traffic for three hours; participants can choose their own pace and number of laps. There’s no registration form or entry […]

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Socializing key to ‘successful aging’

Socializing key to ‘successful aging’

| November 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

No doubt one of the most pressing issues we face is how to provide care for the chronic diseases associated with aging. Support for nonprofits like Tucson OASIS, and for senior programs county-wide, is a start. The Mayor’s Task Force on Seniors is talking about the issues of transportation, a very complex issue especially as […]

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Help spread the word: KidsCare II coverage starting

Help spread the word: KidsCare II coverage starting

| May 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Starting May 1, some children on the KidsCare waiting list became covered under KidsCare II, a program similar to KidsCare that is paid for with money from three Arizona hospitals and federal matching funds. Thanks to this funding, nearly 22,000 children on the KidsCare waiting list will be eligible to enroll in KidsCare II. This […]

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After 32 It’s all Downhill

After 32 It’s all Downhill

| April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Best Selling Book Shows Us How to Age Successfully Bestselling author Chris Crowley was in town for several events and a talk this week. He wrote the book (books really, there is a version for men and another for women) Younger Next Year. Turns out he’s a great speaker – gruff, funny, and very informative. […]

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How Healthy Is Your County? A New Data Trove Can Tell You

| April 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Check this post How Healthy Is Your County? A New Data Trove Can Tell You from Health Blog Wall St. Journal: Wikimedia Commons Curious to know which counties are the healthiest – and least so – in every state?   How about where your county ranks in terms of smoking and obesity rates, physical inactivity, air […]

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