Monthly Archives: January 2014

What exactly causes SAD and are there risks I should know about?

The Mayo Clinic Staff is very precise in the fact that there are several factors that may lend to a person feeling ‘SAD’ (having Seasonal Affective Disorder). Some specific factors presented on their website (http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/seasonal-affective-disorder/basics/causes/con-20021047) include: Your biological clock (circadian … Continue reading

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Symptoms of SAD Disorder

As was relayed yesterday, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is typically caused from having lack of sunshine, thus ordinarily appears in people during the late fall and can continue throughout the winter season and typically dissipates during spring and summer months. … Continue reading

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SAD Disorder in elders

SAD Disorder, or what is otherwise known as Seasonal Affective Disorder, has been described by Mayo Clinic Staff as ‘a type of depression that occurs at the same time every year.’ (see http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/seasonal-affective-disorder/basics/definition/CON-20021047.) Many times the depressive symptoms begin in … Continue reading

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The next steps to affording good foods

Meat eaters can save money by doing some work themselves, such as in buying a whole chicken and cutting it up themselves. In the case of senior citizens, hopefully the family or caretakers will help with this responsibility as this … Continue reading

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Affordability is the name of the game

It is true that if you want to go totally organic that it may be a bit more expensive, but there are many healthy options and ideas out there that will provide a senior with health benefits without breaking their … Continue reading

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Affording health

When you consider that people are living much longer than ever before and combine that with the fact that finances now have to stretch further, you will discover that there is less and less money each year for a senior … Continue reading

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Chia seeds for seniors

What? You have never of Chia seeds? Well, you should! Chia seeds are one of the most powerful, functional and a nutritious superfood in our world because it is full of protein, an excellent source of fiber, contains more calcium … Continue reading

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