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Featured wellness activity: Sit & Fit

One of the many health and wellness activities offered at Wichita Presbyterian Manor is “Sit & Fit.” This class is designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities of daily living. A chair is used for seated exercise and standing support.PHOTO: Shown seated left to right: Evelyn Calderwood, Bonnie Nebe, Barbara Addison; standing, Health and Wellness Director Carol Gibbon.
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October 10, 2019

How to Bounce Back From a Health Crisis

After a major injury or illness, your own participation and perspective can make the difference between moving past a health crisis and letting it define the rest of your life.
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February 16, 2018

7 Ways to Step Up Your Self-Care as You Age

How do you cope with aging?I’ve been thinking about that question since first exploring it two years ago on Next Avenue. This time, I was prompted to add to my list after a rather unusual conversation with my doctor.
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September 18, 2017

What's Better for You: Butter or Margarine? Red Wine or White?

Take a deeper look at the current line of thinking on 4 popular food duels. [Photo credit: Adobe Stock][/caption]In the world of nutrition, certain debates seem to ping pong back and forth. Like the issue of butter vs. margarine. Or the battle between coffee and tea. It all starts when a new study comes along that seems to give a leg up to one food choice above the other. So the debate over healthy food choices marches on.
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August 8, 2017

Prepare for surgery with exercise and diet

A dozen years ago, at the age of 50, Lillie Shockney decided to have breast reconstruction surgery after two bouts of cancer and two mastectomies. The procedure called for removing a flap of skin and fat from her abdomen, used to rebuild her breasts.
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May 18, 2017
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