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May 17, 2017

Author: KERRI ROBERTSON

Celebrate National Senior Health and Fitness Day

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For many aging Americans, May is a month to be celebrated loudly and proudly. Since 1963, when President Kennedy declared the month of May as Senior Citizens Month (later renamed Older Americans Month) the meaning of the celebration has changed drastically.

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April 5, 2017

Author: ERICA GOLLHARDT

Tai Chi could be answer for elderly seeking exercise

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Tai Chi, a traditional Chinese martial art, continuously is proven to have both physical and mental benefits for individuals of any age. This gentle form of martial art concentrates on controlled movements, breathing and relaxation. The commitment to Tai Chi is less than 30 minutes a day and does not require any equipment to get started.

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February 22, 2017

Author: LIBBY HOLTE

Time to check in on those New Year’s resolutions

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January first came along, and you were packed full of motivation to make changes for the New Year. No matter how much momentum you had that first week, we all know that winter can be a hard time; sickness is traveling around, workloads are high after the holiday lull, chilly weather makes it hard to stay active, and before we know it — we are already two months into the year. Whether you are on the road to success, or have taken an unexpected detour from your goals, let’s take some time to do a check-in on ways you can take care of your mind, body, home and heart in 2017: Take care of your

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January 18, 2017

Author: KRIS FRITZ

If you’re active, winter can feel good

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Winter is often defined as the “colder half of the year; a period of inactivity or decay.” Please don’t let this be true for you or your family. Don’t let winter stop all the positive physical activity and healthy eating progress made during spring, summer and fall. Let’s continue leading healthy and active lifestyles through winter:

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January 4, 2017

Author: KELLY BOELDT

Working to make local workplaces 'well'

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In January 2015, the Sheboygan County Activity and Nutrition (SCAN) Coalition, announced plans to pursue a “Well County” designation.

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December 21, 2016

Author: MIKE BURNS

Local Support available to help prevent type 2 diabetes

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There are a lot of things in our life that we cannot control or prevent. Fortunately, Type 2 diabetes is one thing that we can prevent or at least delay with some knowledge, effort and perseverance.

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May 18, 2016

Author: ERICA GOLLHARDT

Celebrate Older Americans Month with exercise, activities

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Sheboygan County’s community of active individuals is steadily growing as awareness of fitness and nutrition become more popular.

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May 11, 2016

Author: SHERRI SAMUELS-FUERST

Exercise is a fantastic, healthy return on time investment

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 Investing in the stock market can be confusing to many.

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February 17, 2016

Author: Craig Schicker

Use your head and wear a helmet

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There are six inches of irreplaceable matter between your ears that can be preserved by wearing a safety helmet that matter is your brain.

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July 9, 2015

Author: Lauren Smith

Get Up--Your Life Depends on It

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You may catch yourself regularly watching TV, being hooked on your new favorite Netflix series, or surfing the internet on your laptop or phone for lengthy amounts of time. You may also be working at a desk for eight hours, five days a week. What do all of these activities have in common? Sitting. Sitting for long periods of time seems easy to do these days without much thought. Health effects from this trend are pouring out from studies left and right.

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