Senior Nutrition- Longevity through Whole Foods

Senior Nutrition- Longevity through Whole Foods

May 18, 2011

Aging isn’t easy, and ensuring proper nutrition can be challenging for individuals of any age. It is very important to become familiar with the body’s nutritional needs because vitamin and mineral deficiencies are more difficult to track in older adults, yet more important for long-term health.   The aging process changes how the human body assimilates and...

From Coarse to Fine

From Coarse to Fine

Feb 3, 2011

I stumbled across an interesting thought while giving some thought this morning to two of my favorite forms of exercise, pilates and horseback riding. It became clear to me that both of these activities measure progress in similar ways: advancement requires increasingly less coarse or jerky movement. Pilates Reformer In fact, greater control translates into...

Labor and Rest

Labor and Rest

Jan 27, 2011

I’ve observed over the years that people tend to be happiest when they are being productive. That said, the balance between labor and rest is one that strikes me as particularly important. This balance is an elusive one as most people who are productive tend to be “go-getters” or “Type A” personalities, famous for their achievements and infamous for...

A Breath of Fresh Air

A Breath of Fresh Air

Dec 16, 2010

A friend and I were walking around Mackinac Island in northern Michigan yesterday morning and we both noticed something worth repeating. The island, if you’ve never been, is free of motor vehicles. To move about the island you have three choices: (1) walk, (2) bicycle and (3) horse drawn carriage. It is a piece of heaven, geographically speaking, that...