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Fall Prevention for Older Adults
Did you know that September 21-25 is National Fall Prevention Week? Read here to learn more.
Tips and Tricks to Get More Sleep: Practicing Relaxation Techniques
Deep breathing and other relaxation techniques have numerous benefits, such as: Lowering stress Lowering blood pressure and heart rate Serving as a temporary distraction Helping relieve tension Improving sleep Allowing oxygen to flow throughout the body My personal favorites include: 4-7-8, the body scan, guided meditation, and listening to nature sounds. Practicing relaxation techniques helpedContinue reading “Tips and Tricks to Get More Sleep: Practicing Relaxation Techniques”
Tips and Tricks to Get More Sleep: Practicing Sleep Hygiene
Do you have trouble sleeping? Do you wake up feeling exhausted? There are several reasons why 1 in 3 adults living in America are not getting the recommended 7-9 hours of sleep. 1,2 I, myself, have dealt with sleep issues on and off over the past few years. However, after dealing with chronic insomnia thatContinue reading “Tips and Tricks to Get More Sleep: Practicing Sleep Hygiene”