Tip for Seniors: Strolling for Mental Health A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows what all of us know intuitively: Walking in nature improves your mental state. If you are a senior living in an urban environment (for whatever reason), the best you can hope for is an age-friendly city planner that […]
We live in a nation saturated with specialty coffees, soft drinks, sports drinks and energy boosters. Is it any wonder plain water is considered completely lacking in ‘bling’. As crucial as water is, it seems the majority of the population is in a dehydrated rut, and that can be painful. The Dilution Solution Patients with […]
In 1938 a very bright boy named Hermann J. Muller discovered a protective cap at the end of chromosomes that protects your DNA from damage. He called this a ‘terminal gene’ but because scientists and attorneys like to use Latin (a lot!) he formally named his finding a telomere, from two Greek terms: telos (end) and meros (part).
Last week my very thorough doctor, Winni Loesch, performed my annual physical which is important for happy, healthy active retirement living and independent senior living. As we were going over my lab results, I had to ask her to stop with the name calling when she labeled me “Vitamin D Deficient”. Nobody likes to be […]
Earlier in this series we talked about what was inside a kernel of wheat and why eating ‘whole wheat’ products is a much better idea than consuming ‘enriched wheat’ foods. We went on to learn how wheat itself changed in the 50’s and 60’s. Now we are nearing the end of the story and are […]
Or: What Happened to Grain and How Celiac Disease Became an Epidemic My mother baked bread three times a week while I grew up. Sometimes if there was extra dough she would fry it and make what she called scones. They were really something—spectacular with her fresh-churned butter and beat jelly. Her bread was so good, […]
At Rincon del Rio, we’re blessed to be located in Nevada County, CA, which is not only stunningly beautiful on the outside, but also quite lovely on the inside, featuring some of the kindest-hearted people you’ll find anywhere. And we’re not too shabby on our insides either–landing in the top ten among California counties in […]