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Volunteering later in life

Several weeks ago, the Edmonds Waterfront Center hosted a volunteer fair.  We had over 500 community members attend. Though the fair was open to all, many who attended were older adults. As …

Loma Linda: The blue zone oasis of health, longevity

There are only five recognized blue zones In the world: Okinawa Prefecture, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Nicoya, Costa Rica; Ikaria, Greece; and Loma Linda, California. Blue zones are regions in the …

Processed foods: Is the fear warranted?

Processed foods have been the latest nutrition super-villain and the subject of a lot of confusion and misinformation. They have been linked to cancer, heart disease, metabolic syndrome, …

Navigating pain in the golden years

O lder adults often grapple with chronic pain, a complex issue that significantly impacts the overall well-being and quality of life for many older adults. As the aging population continues to grow, …

The importance of protecting ourselves | Health & Wellness

Last “The wool from the black sheep is just as warm.” - Sister Margaretta, “The Sound of Music” Our traditions of the holidays may begin with the day(s) we celebrate, the foods we love, …

Masks once again recommended indoors

Snohomish Health District Health Officer James Lewis joined more than 30 other local health officers and health-care leaders to recommend masking and other illness prevention measures this winter. …

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