Category: HEALTH


Zumba Gold instructor has all the right moves  By Marie Fricker  Jean Beale, 89, of Scituate lifts her leg and kicks, spins around and “shakes her booty” as Zumba Gold instructor Justine Hobin changes the tune to a...

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month 

By Nicole Long, MSW, LICSW,    CEO of Old Colony Elder Services    May is Mental Health Awareness Month – a time to create a better understanding of mental health issues and advocate for mental health services in our...

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Retirement Dreams or Nightmares

Oh baby, is it tempting to relocate near your new grandbaby. But is the right move?   By Steven V. Dubin   Now I finally know the magnetic pull of a distant grandchild.   Our first grand baby, just...

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Chronic health conditions and your teeth

By Dr. Richard Wolfert, DMD   The Toothboss,   It’s no secret that chronic health conditions are prevalent among seniors. Yet how do conditions like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and arthritis...

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Shed fat, lose inches – all without dieting

By Rita La Rosa Loud, B.S.  Dieting leaves us feeling confused and frustrated when we have lost a decent amount of weight, only to gain it all back and more. More than ever, we all want to shed fat and inches from our hips and...

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