Live 2 B Healthy® Blog

Not My Grandma

December 22, 2017 Written by: Kelly Nygard

Most of us have heard that there is an Opioid Epidemic on the rise in the United States.  And, as I wrote in a recent newsletter, seniors are very likely candidates for addiction for many reasons.  Most of us are Continue reading →

Balanced Wellness

December 14, 2017 Written by: Kelly Nygard

At the request of our Regional Owners at our last National Conference in July 2017, we have updated our Wellness Wheel.  The wheel “did the job”, but was difficult to present in our co-branded community tri-folds that we provide to Continue reading →

Facebook Multi-Tasking

December 14, 2017 Written by: Kelly Nygard

This morning, I listened to a wonderful free webinar from a company called G5, which I found via Senior Housing Forum.  If you scroll to the bottom, you will see the link and it is a free webinar.  If you Continue reading →

Exercise & Depression

December 1, 2017 Written by: Kelly Nygard

It’s the Holidays and everyone is busy, excited and full of anticipation.  But, wait…is that true?  The Holiday season can be difficult for many who have recently experienced a significant loss in their lives or for those whose families live Continue reading →

Bill Gates Tackles Alzheimer’s

November 20, 2017 Written by: Kelly Nygard

Bill Gates’ Personal Defense Against Alzheimer’s?  “Lot’s of exercise” In a recent interview CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanja Gupta spoke with Bill Gates about his recent announcement that he is investing $50 million of his own money into the Continue reading →

Dance for Health

November 20, 2017 Written by: Kelly Nygard

I recently came across this article in Curious Minds detailing the findings of a study that reveals that dancing is the number one form of exercise to slow the aging process.  I posted the article on the SilverSneakers Instructors Facebook Continue reading →

Renewed Wellness

November 16, 2017 Written by: Kelly Nygard

The Live 2 B Healthy® Vision Statement: “To Be a Bridge to Renewed Wellness” I was contacted by one of our Regional Owners this week to write some press releases for a couple of his senior communities following our just-completed Continue reading →

Protecting the Aging Brain

November 14, 2017 Written by: Kelly Nygard

  Research confirms that exercise and a healthy lifestyle are crucial to preserving cognitive functions and potentially staving off dementia. Study after study shows that physical activity, diet and other lifestyle factors keep the brain healthy as we age—contrary to Continue reading →

Walking & Chewing Gum at the Same Time

November 7, 2017 Written by: Kelly Nygard

We’ve all heard the term “they can’t walk and chew gum at the same time”.  It turns out that there are evaluations that medical professional are doing that actually measure whether we can do such things or not.  It’s called Continue reading →