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Hope is a beautiful thing. And when hope is based in science and evidence, it’s even better! Here are the latest news and happenings that inspire us.

Tools and Resources for When Things Get Difficult

Life sucks sometimes. Plain and simple. You can be going along thinking life is wonderful and then, boom—someone pulls the rug out from under you. We can’t avoid it, but we can decide how we respond to it. In difficult situations, many people use the common sayings “when life gives you lemons, make lemonade,” or

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Inflammation, FRIEND OR FOE

What is it? It’s red, it’s puffy, it’s painful and it’s hot to the touch!  Yes, that’s inflammation!! It’s what occurs when there is an injury to your body.  It’s a natural process and part of your immune system whereby certain components (cells) of the immune system are produced to begin the process of healing.

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How to Savor (Instead of Survive) the Holidays

The holidays can be one of the biggest challenges for those dealing with chronic health conditions. This is because you expend energy on so many different fronts, which can end up leading to holiday stress and robbing you of a lot of the joy that is present at this time of year. This creates a

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The Importance of Living, Not Just Existing

Everyday life can wear you down. This can be even more difficult if you are already dealing with chronic pain from conditions like Osteoporosis, Parkinson’s, Diabetes Type 2, or others. Going to work, caring for your kids, cooking dinner every night, doing the laundry, going to the grocery store, and all of the other tasks

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The Important Relationship Between Movement and Consistency

When we think about getting healthier and managing various chronic conditions, such as Diabetes Type 2, Osteoporosis, Parkinson’s, rehabbing a joint replacement, mental health, and stress management, one of the suggestions that always pops up is movement. Movement is a very crucial part of how we recover, manage our pain, and make progress. But, movement

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Helping Older Adults Flex their Stress Resilience Muscles

We can all agree that stress levels have skyrocketed to an all-time high following the “year of fear.”  Older adults with chronic conditions have been the hardest hit since they are most vulnerable to Sars-CoV-2 and severe outcomes.  Millions have been struggling with the fear of infection and mortality; inactivity and muscle weakness as well

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