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Improve Your Health Through Better Hydration

By Oscar Isacsson, M.S., CSCS | June 16, 2017

Senior Nutrition & Wellness: Hydration is very important for many physiological functions and especially at this time of the year. Proper hydration helps to digest food more efficiently, eliminate waste products from the body, control the temperature, make sure that joints move well, and that overall energy production is stable. Your hydration level also has a significant impact on cognitive performance.

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Tips for Maintaining Healthy Blood Sugar Levels

By Oscar Isacsson, M.S., CSCS | June 5, 2017

Keeping your blood sugar under control is very important for overall health. There are serious consequences whenever your blood sugar drops too low or gets too high. Usually, it is the consistently high blood sugar that causes the most common issues. Having a healthy metabolism is dependent on your ability to keep your blood glucose within a healthy range. People that struggle with blood sugar control have an increased risk for being overweight, type-2 diabetes, and other risk factors. Your body performs the best within the healthy blood sugar range. In this article, I will outline a few ways that you can help keep your blood sugar within control.

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Get Outside for Better Health and Less Stress

By Oscar Isacsson, M.S., CSCS | May 30, 2017

Stress has a huge impact on how we feel and our health. People with more stress struggle with more health issues as well as mental issues. Finding a way to limiting stress and coping with stress is a great way to improve your health and well-being. Increased stress has been associated with many adverse illnesses such as increased blood pressure, poor sleep, dementia, Alzheimer’s and many other illnesses.

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Senior Nutrution and Wellness: How To Keep Your Joints Healthy

By Oscar Isacsson, M.S., CSCS | May 23, 2017

Everyone has experienced joint pain at some point in their life. This can be very annoying and decrease the quality of life. There are several things you can do to maintain healthy joints and keep them strong. Just like any other tissue in the body they need a little bit of maintenance, nutrition, and rest.

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Get Stronger and Improve Your Brain Health with Potassium, Creatine, and Beets!

By Oscar Isacsson, M.S., CSCS | May 15, 2017

Senior Nutrition and Wellness: Does this sound too good to be true? It kind of does but here are the cool facts. These three nutrients can be used to make your body stronger, as well as make your brain perform better. Both of these characteristics are super important for healthy aging.

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The More You Try to Juggle as a Caregiver, the More Stress You’ll Feel

By Erin Carll | May 12, 2017

As a family caregiver, do you feel like stress is starting to take control of your life? Do you feel suddenly as though you’re in the middle of a circus and you’re one of the prime attractions? You might feel you are attempting to juggle 10 different things at one time. Sure, the audience could…

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Pittsburgh Senior Care Providers Serve the Following Towns and Counties

Aliquippa, Arnold, Beaver Falls, Butler, Clairton, Connellsville, Duquesne, Greensburg, Jeannette, Latrobe, Lower Burrell, McKeesport, Pittsburgh, Monessen, Monongahela, New Kensington, Parker, Pittsburgh, Uniontown, Washington