Summer may have come to an end, but your gardening doesn’t have to. Whether your passion is for growing ornamentals or vegetables, you can continue to reap the health benefits of gardening into the fall and winter months. Fall is a great time to take stock of your gardens and plan for new additions.  Local…

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Some believe dementia is a normal part of the aging process – it’s not. Dementia is a syndrome that is typically progressive, deteriorating cognitive function beyond what is expected from healthy aging. Many people live their whole lives without exhibiting signs or symptoms of dementia. In the United States alone, approximately 5 million people are living…

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While running isn’t the only way to keep your heart healthy, for weekend warriors and moderate everyday athletes, it is one of the most accessible. To reap the cardiovascular benefits of running, all you need is an inexpensive pair of quality running shoes and a track, trail or treadmill. But how far or how long do you actually…

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There’s a chill in the air this week, and it’s the perfect time to make a big batch of apple cider to fill your home with the warm scent of fall spices. This recipe includes cinnamon, cloves, and fresh ginger, but you can add your own twist with spices that match your taste.   Berks…

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While most of us have the potential to occasionally snore, about 40% of adult men and 24 percent of adult women do it habitually. Is snoring a sign of something more sinister than simply being irritating to others? Can it be a symptom of something more troubling other than be an annoying obstacle that’s hindering you from…

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Yoga has grown so common that 14.3% of U.S. adults have made the exercise part of their fitness routine. Whether it’s for your physical or mental health—or just a way to relax—it seems we’re always learning more ways yoga can positively affect our bodies. But yoga is more than just stretches and poses. These three types of…

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There’s nothing like the fall air. Here are the health and wellness events happening around the Pottstown area this month so you can get your outdoor time in before winter arrives. Lundale Farm to Feet 5K, Dog Walk + CelebrationFriday, September 135:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.Lundale Farm Inc.Friday the 13th is your lucky day this month,…

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Purple foods like concord grapes, plums and sweet cherries are delicious, but what do they do for your health? During Healthy Aging Month, we are covering topics that can help you live a long, healthy life. Our eBook “Healthy Aging: Planning to Live Your Best” goes into more detail on the physical, nutritional and financial…

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