On Bread

April 10, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health

It was the story I didn’t want to write—that one about what I call “my malady,” my three episodes of severely restricted eating. The first bout struck when I was 15, when, in response to […]

Colonoscopy Cocktail

February 24, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health

Gary Kropf, 62, spent the entire evening reading Wine Spectator magazine cover to cover. On the toilet. “It was a busy day,” Kropf recalls. A powder laxative mixed in 64 ounces of Gatorade helped clear […]

Parkinson’s Disease

January 26, 2017 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, News, Publications

The way Terry Currey looks at it, Parkinson’s disease is a battle of the mind versus the brain. Diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2009, Currey describes his brain as an antagonist that controls his body. […]

Dying for Opiates in Omaha

October 11, 2016 · Posted In: Health, News, Omaha Magazine, Publications

Getting high on injected heroin—or one of the several synthetic equivalents—does not feel like an orgasm or a dozen orgasms. That is a mythical description the average non-user appreciates, so it gets repeated. The truth […]

Half-Monkey Pose

August 26, 2016 · Posted In: Family Guide, Fitness, Health, Publications

Half Monkey pose stretches and strengthens the hamstrings, hips, lower back, and calves. It also tones the leg muscles and increases blood circulation in the hamstrings and hips. FamilyGuide Begin in downward-facing dog (by making an […]

Summer!

August 11, 2016 · Posted In: Health, News

The symptoms of heat exhaustion can develop swiftly and suddenly. If you are age 60 or older, not only does your risk for developing heat exhaustion intensify, but the symptoms can develop more rapidly and […]

Dolphin Pose

August 3, 2016 · Posted In: Family, Fitness, Health, HerFamily, Publications

Dolphin pose strengthens the arms and shoulders, tones the abdomen, stretches the hamstrings, and reverses blood flow. 1. Begin on hands and knees. Place your knees directly below your hips, and your wrists directly under […]

Doug Strain

June 23, 2016 · Posted In: Encounter, Fitness, Health, Publications

Nestled in the leafy upper levels of the Old Market Passageway, tucked in the conjoining rooms of a former yoga studio, you’ll find the cozy abode of Aether & Epsom, a massage therapy studio and […]

Geriatric Nurses

April 21, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, News, Publications

Some people just don’t get it when it comes to the health of older adults. Many believe that elderly people are always tired. But that’s a myth. “It’s also not true that an older person […]

Jane Beran

January 7, 2016 · Posted In: 60 Plus in Omaha, Health, Nutrition, Publications

A cornerstone is a building block of importance, architecturally joining two walls. Metaphorically, it signifies that everything worthwhile begins somewhere, often connecting the past and the future. In Benson, where business and culture are booming, […]


 
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