Tapping Into the Life Force by Marlaina Donato Longevity is something most of us strive for, and increasingly, research shows that implementing a consistent yoga practice can be a fruitful… read more →
Mindfulness Combats Memory Loss Meditating or listening to classical music altered biomarkers associated with cellular aging and Alzheimer’s disease in adults e
The second annual Whole Health Nation (WHN) festival will be held on Saturday, January 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Zen Greenville, who is sponsoring the event. Whole… read more →
Helps Elderly Maintain Strength Seniors that ate a Mediterranean diet high in vegetables, fruit, whole grains, nuts and legumes were able to live independently longer, had fewer
Of the subjects analyzed, the half that took care of their grandchildren or children were still alive 10 years after their first interview in 1990. Caring for non-family members also produced positive results, with half of the subjects living for seven years after the initial interview.
Researchers from several international universities have found that seniors that provide caregiving services live longer than those that do not.
Hospitals in 35 states and Washington, D.C., now offer massage therapy to individuals during cancer treatment. MK Brennan, president of the Society for Oncology Massage, created in 2007, in Toledo, Ohio, is a registered nurse with a longtime practice in Charlotte, North Carolina. Brennan observes, “In nursing school, I was taught how to give a back rub, an aspect of patient care once provided by all nurses, but no longer part of a nurse’s education. It now appears that there could be a resurgence of interest in offering massage therapy in hospitals that would encompass more medical aspects and require modified techniques for different patient populations.”