Loneliness is a huge issue for many people, including elderly people. Imagine living in a rural area where access to resources and human contact may be limited. A recent summit focused on the problem and possible solutions.
A good part of my working day is spent sitting in front of a computer. I try to practice what I preach and move around as much as possible. My new workspace has provided me with lots of opportunities. Let’s go for a short walk together.
More than a year has passed since well-known Maine sportsman and columnist George Smith found out he had ALS. As the disease progresses, it takes things away from him, but his sense of humor and optimistic nature remain steadfast.
A quick trip to the local Farmers’ Market and I came away with some great green and yellow bean lessons and recipes.
Two physical therapists at the University of New England believe that weak pelvic floor and hip muscles both contribute to a common form of incontinence in women. They’ve designed a study and are looking for participants. Read more …
Cats love to play with string and thread, but did you know they can be deadly? I know because my cat Charlotte nearly used up all nine lives at once, thanks to a piece of thread. Read what happened.
What do dancing, Zumba, and hoola hoops have in common? They all get you moving, which is something we need to do as often as possible. Here is some inspiration for you.
Concern about chemicals used in farming has many folks opting for organic produce, which can be helpful, but isn’t the end to the story
If you want to go blueberry picking in Maine this summer, you’re in luck! Check out the 2018 Catching Health list of where you can pick blueberries in Maine.
Have some fun and move your body. That’s what Dance Mile is all about. The Portland (Maine) Dance Mile is happening Saturday, July 14. Don’t miss the chance to dance joyfully through the streets of Portland with 500 of your neighbors!