Tag: Living Well

Living Well: Metabolic Syndrome Seminar

Rebecca Martinez, intern, and Dr. Anna Love, PhD, RD, LC

Marie Milleage Dr. Anna Love presented a thought-provoking seminar about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of metabolic syndrome. On July 5 over 60 residents attended the event and learned that a specific group of risk factors can cause metabolic syndrome. The term “metabolic” refers to the biochemical processes involved in the body’s normal functioning. Metabolic…

It was all about the fun on the Walk and Run

The Living Well-sponsored Firecracker 5K Walk/Run brought smiles and cheers to 78 participants this past July 4. Participants gathered around 7:00 a.m. near the CATC to a beautiful morning and a hint of a cool breeze. Several four-legged critters accompanied the two-legged walkers/runners as Fred van Naerssen announced the start of the race promptly at…

Olympic Games are on the fore-front

Some sporting events occur every year: baseball/World Series, football/Super Bowl, the Indy 500, the Masters, and here at Robson the Olympic Games. The Living Well Senior Olympic Games features almost 20 sporting or wellness events. The multi-sport athletic competitions promote health, physical fitness and improved quality of life and are suitable for all ages and…

Living Well Walkabouts exercise with friends

Friends bring us laughter, support and fun – one of life’s greatest gifts. And walking with friends/neighbors will actually change the way you look at taking a beneficial walk, even how often you repeat it. Walking is something everyone can do with minimal equipment, at your own pace, regardless of fitness level and without the…

What we learned from the Living Well Neuropathy seminar

Marie Milleage On October 5, Jason Meyer, chiropractor, explained that as we age our overall health can change and become chronic, long lasting and become complicated if left untreated. He added that every part of the body has peripheral nerves responsible for sending signals to the brain. Damage to these nerves can result in peripheral…

Living Well seminar: Arthritis and Joint Pain

Dr. John Badylak

Marie Milleage “Living with arthritis or joint pain is not an inevitable part of aging,” is the message relayed by Dr. John Badylak at the September Living Well seminar. Arthritis affects one in five individuals and is the leading cause of disability for two-thirds of Americans under the age of 65. If you experience increasing…

Get your flu shots here

Great news! Flu shots and other vaccinations will be available six times this year for the convenience of Robson Ranch residents. The same company who has provided flu shots for the past several years, On-Site Health Services/Super Value Pharmacy, will be offering a variety of vaccinations again at the Robson Ranch Clubhouse on the following…

Living Well presentation about vertigo

Marie Milleage The presentation in July by Doug Soell provided residents with a clear understanding about vertigo, dizziness and other balance problems. Many program attendees agreed that dizziness affected them at one time or another whether at home, during sports activities or at other locations. Doug shared that 90 million Americans seek care because of…

Let the Olympic games begin

Vicki Baker It’s that time of year again to strut your stuff at the Living Well Senior Olympic Games! The games feature 20 sporting or wellness events. The multi-sport athletic competitions promote health, physical fitness and improved quality of life and are suitable for all ages and physical abilities. Official game day is Saturday, September…

Living Well at Robson Ranch Cataract Confidential seminar

Marie Milleage Dr. Russell Snook’s eye-opening presentation at the June 1 Living Well seminar was a straightforward explanation of current cataract surgery options as he noted, “Which are useful and which are not worth spending your children’s inheritance.” As one ages, several vision conditions that are common and can be corrected easily and safely include…