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Why Volunteer

Elder Care Matters I was somewhere in my middle school years, visiting family in Asheville, North Carolina, when my aunt told me we were going to deliver meals to older people. She had a friend who volunteered with Meals on Wheels but was unable that day, so my aunt said she would. Those moments spent delivering lunch to men and women unable to prepare a meal themselves was just the beginning of the route I would take to CareLink. But before we dive into my story, let me... Read More
at Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Focus on Heart Health: The Best Exercises for Older People

Valentine’s Day might be just around the corner, but our hearts are aflutter for another reason! February is also heart health awareness month, and there is no better way to care for your heart than through proper diet and exercise. Focusing on ways to care for your heart, particularly through cardiovascular exercise, can make an amazing difference in your lifestyle Cardiovascular exercise is critical to our health, especially as we age. When our hearts are pumping, our blood is... Read More

Fitness Over 50

As you begin to age, exercise is more important than ever before. Consistent exercise can boost energy, maintain your independent and manage symptoms of illness and pain. Exercise can even REVERSE some of the symptoms of aging. Exercise is not only good for your body but your mind, mood and memory as well! 5 Myths About Exercise and Aging Myth 1: There’s no real benefits of exercise, especially for older people. Fact: Exercise and strength training helps you look and... Read More