Archive for the 'Seniors' Category

Health Questions #6

Are eggs good for you? Eggs in moderation are definitely as they contain high amounts of both Vitamin D and zinc. However keep in mind that with age you need to maintain low cholesterol so your heart can be healthy a strong, so it is best to consult with your doctor or a licensed nutritionist [...]

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Health Questions #5

What Is Basil Used In Cooking? Basil is a delicious addition to any dish, and many other components are made from it (pesto to name one). In addition to the flavor benefits, there are many health benefits to basil. It has both significant amounts of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and trace amounts of Vitamin D [...]

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Health Questions #4

How To Improve Acne-Damaged Skin? Turmeric has great benefits for the skin, it aids in reducing inflammation, is gently detoxifying and purifying. When turmeric is applied to the face as a mask it aids in reducing swelling, cleans out pores and pulls toxins from the skin. I would recommend a Turmeric face mask to use [...]

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Health Questions #3

What Are The Nutritional Facts Of Cabbage? Cabbage is very high in many different vitamins and minerals and one cup can give a significant amount of your daily recommended intake. Partial list of some Vitamins/Minerals found in cabbage: Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Vitamin C Vitamin A Another thing to keep in mind [...]

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Health Questions #2

Can Vitamin C Help Breakdown Phlegm And Ease Acid Reflux?? Vitamin C would increase your immune system which would help in the breakdown of phlegm. Vitamin C may help a little bit with heartburn but the best thing you can do for phlegm is reduce intake of phlegm producing foods (wheat, dairy, sugar). Same thing [...]

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Health Questions #1

Is It Ok To Eat Cabbage Before Bed? Eating anything before bed has it’s downsides, even if it is something healthy for you like cabbage. When your body goes to sleep your metabolism slows down and your body does not process the beneficial components as quickly. It can also negatively impact weight loss (or just [...]

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Virtual Senior Center Enhances Lives of Homebound Seniors

An incredible story about how technology is helping seniors stay connected with loved ones. You might want to grab a box of tissues before watching this video! A partnership with Microsoft, IN2L (It’s Never 2 Late) and Selfhelp uses technology to create a Virtual Senior Center to help residents connect with loves ones in the [...]

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The Savvy Senior: Simplified Computer Software for Seniors

Q: Do you know of any computer software that’s designed for seniors that I can download on an old computer that I have? I would like to set my grandmother up with a senior-friendly system for email and Internet access, but I don’t want to spend a lot of money. A: There are actually a [...]

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[VIDEO] 86-Year-Old Gymnast at 2012 Cottbus World Cup in Germany

If you’ve been impressed with the gymnasts at the London Summer Olympics, you’ll be floored when you see this 86-year-old gymnast, Johanna Quaas! Last month, Quaas wowed the audience at the 2012 Cottbus World Cup in Cottbus, Germany. Proud recipient of 11 medals in senior gymnastic competitions, she currently practices gymnastics “just for fun.”

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Video Contest Just for Seniors

Cyber-Seniors Inc. and Cyber-Seniors Documentary Inc. (Cyber-Seniors) are sponsoring a video contest (“Contest”) with selected entries hosted on the Cyber-Seniors Corner Youtube channel. Cyber-Seniors is a Documentary Film that has been following the journey of several senior citizens as they uncover the magic of the Internet (The release date for the Film is expected to be in early [...]

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