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  • By: Dr. Rob Winningham, PhD There are many well-documented reasons to get more physical activity, including reducing the chance of stroke, heart disease, or diabetes. Physical activity can also help mitigate depression, mood disorders and improve sleep. However, physical exercise has also been linked to improved cognitive abilities, including the ability to stay focused and […]

  • By: Dr. Roger Landry For over ninety-nine percent of the time we humans have walked the earth we lived in small groups: closely connected and with a common purpose. This cooperation made us powerful, allowed us to survive, and it made a difference that alone we could never make. Recently in our history, just some […]

  • Masterpiece Living® (MPL) is a well-known authority in Senior Living for its successful aging initiatives. Each year, MPL challenges its more than 80 partner organizations around the country to share how they are “Living It!” Living It® is a four-week campaign designed to inspire and challenge people to try new pursuits in the four components […]

  • By: Sarah King  Yoga has spiked the interest of people all around the world due to the positive effects regular practice has on physical, mental, and spiritual health. Benefits of this form of exercise include reduced joint pain, healthier sleep habits, increased weight loss, improved stress management, controlled blood sugar levels, decreased anxiety and depression. […]

  • By: Sarah King  Studies have shown that processing speed (the pace at which you take in information, make sense of it, and begin to respond) is one of the strongest predictors of cognitive performance in older adults. Did you know that processing speed slows down as we age? By engaging in stimulating cognitive exercises, you […]