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The Best Exercises to Prevent Falls

A large review of studies confirms that exercise can be a good way to help reduce the frequency of falls in the elderly. The analysis, in the Cochrane Data...

Seniors in Pain Hop Aboard the Canna-bus

Shirley Avedon, 90,­­ had never been a cannabis user. But carpal tunnel syndrome that sends shooting pains into both of her hands and an aversion to conventiona...

Medical Marijuana Shown to Ease Pain, Sleep Problems and More in Senior Citizens

Original Article Courtesy of PsychCentral Medical marijuana may bring relief to older people who have symptoms like pain, sleep disorders, or anx...

How to Use Cannabis to Reduce Opioid Dependence

The overuse and misuse of opioid medications is major public health problem for which we don’t currently have an effective solution. Nearly 2.5 million American...

Retired Electrician, 70, Completes 20 Marathons

Yu Yonghe, 70, has run through nearly the whole county over the past eight years, and he has completed 20-plus full marathons, feats that have won him great sup...

The Health Benefits of Gardening for Older Adults & 7 Great Tips for Early Spring Gardening

For older adults, staying active and finding fulfilling hobbies to pass the time are important and beneficial to their physical and mental health.  Af...

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this Simple Irish Soda Bread Recipe

It appears everyone has their favorite Irish soda bread recipe. Some with caraway seeds, some with raisins, some with both, some with neither. The essentia...

24 St. Patrick’s Day Quotes to Bring You the Luck of the Irish

Raise a glass on March 17 and share the luck of the Irish with these St. Paddy’s day quotes! DESIGN: EMILY SCHIFF-SLATERAdrienne Cook “St. Patrick&#...

5 Silly St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Seniors

1. Bake Green Treats  Instead of traditional cupcakes, cookies, and cakes, get creative in the kitchen and bake green treats with your loved one. All you n...

Alaska Approves Regulations For Marijuana Consumption In Retail Shops

Alaska is now the first in the country with statewide rules allowing onsite use of marijuana at specially authorized stores. On Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Kevin Meyer&nb...

Boulder Company Conducting Study on Effects of CBD on Brain Injury

Boulder-based Real-Time Diagnostics Ventures Inc. is conducting a first-of-its kind study in the United States to assess the role of plant-derived hemp suppleme...

Illinois Is Prioritizing Pot Over Pills — Why Aren’t More States Following?

Illinois is actively embracing medical marijuana to curtail the opioid crisis. Could the state’s model be a potential blueprint for the rest of the countr...