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Healthy Brain Aging

The aging process affects each person differently, exaggerating strengths and weaknesses. However, medical research has found that memory and attention are most affected by aging, since, according to Dr. Charles Duffy, a neurologist at Penn State Health's Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, "memory requires attention and attention requires memory."

June 19th, 2020|Care, Health, Wellness|

Tips For Choosing the Right Wellness Center for You

Wellness centers (also referred to as fitness centers or gyms) can help you get healthy, lose weight, learn life skills and escape life’s daily stresses. Masonic Villages’ wellness staff from across the state have shared the top things to look for when joining a wellness center.

January 27th, 2020|Wellness|

Living Heart Healthy

Did you know heart disease is the number one cause of death for both men and women in the United States? It is an equal-opportunity killer which claims over 600,000 million lives annually.

January 27th, 2020|Health, Wellness|

Addressing Wellness Inside and Out

The Baird Wellness Center, located at Masonic Village at Elizabethtown, is known for offering an array of cardiovascular and strength equipment, personal training and group fitness classes to village residents and the greater community.

December 27th, 2019|Wellness|

Brain Health and Wellness

According to the Functional Aging Institute, the top three concerns among older adults are losing money, losing independence and losing brain function, but you can still take control of your brain health.

January 17th, 2018|Wellness|

Making Food Fun Again

Balancing the foods necessary for good health with the foods that bring pleasure (but not as many of the essential nutrients) is a lifelong challenge – one that increases in importance as you age.

September 5th, 2017|Wellness|

Building Muscle After Age 70

New research on the benefits of building muscle at 70 and beyond proves pumping iron isn’t just for the young, but also the young at heart. It works to increase their quality of life.

August 28th, 2017|Wellness|