Tag: health

Witness the Fitness with Living Well Walkabout

Vicki Baker We all know that walking is great exercise for all ages, but a walk can be a lot more than just physical exercise. On the morning of July 15 walkers in the three-mile Living Well Walkabout not only reaped healthy benefits to the body but also discovered it was the perfect low-impact way…

Age + Change = a new beginning

Brandy Wismer Do you have a “Holistic Successful Aging Plan?” Aging is happening whether we like it or not. You probably have a retirement plan, a life insurance plan or a funeral plan. But do you have a plan on how to stay as happy and healthy as possible until you die? Why not create…

Heart health seminar for women

Marie Milleage Over 50 women gathered in June to learn how to maintain a healthy heart. Heart attack symptoms in women differ from those of men. With less likelihood of chest pain, signs in women include neck, jaw, shoulder, upper back or abdominal discomfort of sensations of “heartburn.” Other symptoms may appear in both genders…

Living Well “Man Up” health seminar

Gerald Jones, D.Min. The Living Well Committee of Robson Ranch hosted a health seminar “Man Up” on June 14. Nationwide since 1994 the month of June has been set aside as Men’s Health Month. The Living Well Committee joined with organizations and health educators around our country to provide valuable health information on men’s health.…

Living Well introduces balance workshops

Standing left to right: Thomas Turk, Jean Talley, Linda Zealy, Connie and Gary Chaffee, Birdie Kasner, Grace Ann Gallagher, Doris Lashlee, Marion and John Napurano; kneeling in front: Balance coaches Marie Milleage and Leslie Buell; not shown: Brenda Alford, Diane Johnson, Phyllis Lustgarten, Debbie Niemi

Marie Milleage The “Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls” workshop, evidence-based program, was developed by a grant from the Maine Administration on Aging, used and adapted by permission of Boston University. Congratulations were extended to 14 residents who completed this 16-hour workshop sponsored by the Area Agency on Aging of North Central Texas, Department…

This Summer Join Boot Camp At The Ranch

Boot Camp staff, left to right: Wayne D., Barbara S., Bonnie F., Kathy H., Mike S.

Boot Camp at the Ranch started in June of 2015. Since then over 548 Robson Ranch residents have participated and have lost a combined total of over 289 pounds and dozens of inches. They have toned-up, shaped-up, increased their cardio and core strength/balance and reduced medications, all while having fun in a group setting. Why…