Wellness is much more than your physical health. It’s a practical, holistic philosophy that encourages a lifestyle that enhances the body, mind and spirit. Research on healthy aging shows that seniors who embrace wellness as part of everyday life receive significant benefits.
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Exercise and nutrition are essential parts of a healthy lifestyle throughout one’s life, and as we age, our requirements are ever changing. A growing body of research illustrates how regular exercise is especially important for seniors, and how more seniors are opting for an active lifestyle instead of a sedentary one. This article will show you the benefits of exercise for older adults, the seven best forms of exercise for seniors, and a few exercises that may be hazardous to seniors’ health.
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It’s totally normal to experience side effects from COVID-19 vaccines.
If you’ve had #COVID19, you should still get vaccinated. Experts aren’t sure how long someone is protected from getting sick again after recovering, and reinfection is possible.
Now that there are authorized and recommended COVID-19 vaccines in the United States, accurate vaccine information is critical.
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Each person’s “healthiest self” is different.
We have different bodies, minds, living situations, and people influencing our lives. Each area can impact your overall health. This means we each have a unique set of health needs. Use our wellness toolkits to find ways to improve your well-being in any area you’d like.
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The same precautions taken to avoid COVID-19 will also help guard against colds and the flu.
As health authorities brace for a cold and flu season that will coincide with COVID-19, experts are encouraging the public to continue practicing good hand hygiene, physical distancing, and mask wearing to not only prevent COVID-19 but also colds and influenza.
“Cold and flu, COVID-19 — they’re all respiratory viruses. There are nuances between them, but basically they are all transmitted in the same way,” Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious disease expert at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee, told Healthline.
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Though 2020 has been filled to the brim with challenges, we’re starting to see a wave of optimism as we inch closer to the new year: With pharmaceutical companies and vaccine candidates Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna nearing federal clearance (AstraZeneca, also promising, is still in Phase 3 trials), there’s a sliver of hope for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic.
With that optimism, though, many more challenges remain ahead. The 21 million health care workers and 3 million living in elderly care homes will be first in line to receive the vaccine, no doubt, but who comes after? Will certain employers require a vaccination? What about schools, airlines, or even concert venues? And what happens if you aren’t sure about getting the vaccine when it is your time in line?
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Scientists at the Food and Drug Administration endorsed the Covid-19 vaccine developed by Moderna as safe and efficacious after the first doses of a competing vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech were delivered across the United States.
The FDA reviewers said that the two-dose vaccine “was highly effective” in preventing symptomatic Covid-19 from occurring “at least 14 days after the receipt of the second dose.”