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The New Faces of Long Term Care Planning

February 2016

From our client newsletter: Think long term care planning is just for older people?  Think again! Here are just a few of the celebrities who are turning 50 in 2016.  If you know anyone who was born in the 1960s, let them know that now is the time for them to explore their planning options […]

3 Tips for a Healthier Valentine’s Day

February 2016

From our client newsletter: Dark Chocolate Chocolate is a staple of Valentine’s Day. Try swapping your traditional milk or white chocolate with dark chocolate. Its health benefits are far greater, with half the sugar, four times more fiber, and twice the potassium. Go Fun-Sized The smaller versions of favorites will allow you to indulge while […]

Do you ever walk into a room and can’t remember what for?

February 2016

From our client newsletter: If you do, you’re not alone… A recent study reveals that this concept is called event boundary. Your brain takes the thoughts you have in one environment and files them away. So, when you are going from one room to the next, it’s easy to forget what you are looking for […]

Laughter may actually be the best medicine

February 2016

From our client newsletter: From head to toe, research shows that a hearty chuckle can yield the following benefits: Improves memory Improves sleep quality and helps treat insomnia Reduces depression and anxiety Bolsters immune system Protects against heart attacks Increases blood flow improving blood vessel function Relieves tension in muscles And much more!

Ten Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Brain

February 2016

From our client newsletter: Don’t smoke Follow your physician’s advice Exercise regularly Reduce daily calorie consumption Socialize and have fun Develop your spirituality Engage in mentally stimulating activities Maintain your role and sense of purpose Seek financial stability Engage with family and friends Learn more about each of these by reading the full report from […]

Healthy Substitutes – Mashed Potatoes

February 2016

From our client newsletter: Healthy Substitutes—Mashed Potatoes Alternative: Mashed Cauliflowers Cook 6-7 cups of cauliflower in a large pot of boiling water Reserve 1/4 cup of cooking liquid then drain cauliflower well In a food processor, transfer cooked cauliflower Add 1 tbsp. oil. Then add 1 tbsp. water from reserve at a time, puree until […]