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    Wellness Center offers tips for a healthy, active new year

    Is getting healthier or becoming more active at the top of your New Year’s resolutions? If so, the community’s Wellness Center has the programs, resources and expertise to get you where you want to be in 2019.“Winter is a great time to restart or start a wellness routine, not only by coming to the classes we offer here on campus but by making time for yourself—walking the halls, working out on your own time or scheduling an appointment with me,” said Alex Ramos, Wel...

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    5 lessons from the oldest old

    By Robert DiGiacomoNew York Times reporter John Leland thought he knew how to write about the “oldest old” — people 85 and up. For a proposed year-long series, he figured he would chronicle a laundry list of their issues: things like the dangers of falling, financial pressures and family conflict.As Leland delved deeper, however, he realized the people in this age group were more than the sum of their problems. And he saw how much he didn’t know about the realities o...

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    Tell Your Doctor What’s on Your Bucket List

    Your doctor can’t read your mind. A doctor assumes everyone wants to live and continue to live the best, healthiest, happiest life possible — but that means something different for everyone. If your doctor knows about your long-term goals and “bucket list” items, however, that can be used to direct your health plan and goals.Dr.

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    One Surprising Way Older Adults Can Get Healthier

    Whether or not we actually do the right things to improve our health, many of us probably assume we know what they are. Walk more. Quit smoking.

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  • Chaplain's Corner: The clean crib

    By Jerroll Martens, chaplainNewton Presbyterian Manor“Where no oxen are, the crib is clean: but much increase is by the strength of the ox.” Proverbs 14:4This metaphor is from the life of a farmer. The ox was used to pull ground-tilling implements in preparing the soil for planting. The farmer could go out with a spade and work the soil, but the ox could do so much more.

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