Your Food Choices May Affect How Well You Hear. Good news! Your healthy eating habits may pay off with another benefit: a lower risk of hearing loss as you age.Read More
This issue we are featuring the idea of positive change, within ourselves and the community. Along with educational features by our loyal contributors, we are partnering with changemakers, such as the Forward High Point that is transforming downtown High Point as a vibrant destination, Piedmont Environmental Alliance creating educational and community sustainability projects that we will be promoting throughout the Triad, KIDS Café offering healthy eating options, and we are always on the hunt for people and organizations giving back to the community.
If you have hearing loss, wearing your hearing aids should be at the top of your to-do list – and not just because they can help you hear better. A new study suggests hearing aid use may also play a role in staving off dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, depression, anxiety and falls with injuries.Read More
We all have experienced or know someone with dizziness or vertigo. But what does that mean? Dizziness is a general term used to describe a sensation of being lightheaded, spinning, floating and sometimes an imbalance. True vertigo can be defined as a perception of movement or spinning of a person or the environment, when in reality, the movement is not happening.Read More
It’s easy to put off uncomfortable conversations about issues such as end of life, living choices and finances. However, that procrastination could have unfortunate consequences. Two-thirds of family disputes over aging or end-of-life issues that end up in court could have been avoided if families had clearly discussed wishes in advance.Read More
NC ranks 16th in the nation for adult obesity. Poor eating habits and “couch potato” lifestyle used to be the main culprits for obesity. The new culprit is the American workplace. 120-140 calories lost per day continues to be reflected in rising rates of obesity. 80 percent of American jobs involve low physical demand sedentary work.Read More
There isn’t a better time than now to start getting ﬁ t with health information and products so easily accessible. Simply incorporate the basics into your daily routine - good nutrition, adequate exercise and a daily supplement - and start down the path toward better health.Read More