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2 Ways to Decrease Risk of Dementia Plus Thoughts on Loneliness Among the Elderly

For more discussion on how to ward off loneliness, isolation, and depression, please visit:

https://drbenkim.com/thoughts-from-our-elders.htm

Or you can contribute to this discussion in the comments section under this video at our YouTube channel: Read more

 

3 Stretches For Better Hip Mobility

The idea is to take our hips through internal rotation, external rotation, and then a deep general stretch that includes the glutes and the connective tissue fascia that ties in with the lower back.

All 3 stretches can be held for as long as is comfortable. Read more

 

Thoughts on Supporting Our Elders

Posted in January of 2019

In today's newsletter, I mentioned that I'll soon be giving a talk to some students that will touch on the growing epidemic of loneliness, isolation, and depression among the elderly in developed countries. I included a request for some feedback from our readership. Specifically, for those in their 60s and beyond, I asked the following two questions:

What do you value most at this point in your life?

And thinking back to earlier seasons of your journey, what would you do differently if you knew what you do now? Read more

 

Shelby's Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Ingredients: Read more

 

Dr. Kai-Fu Lee on the Future of Artificial Intelligence and 10 Jobs Safe From Displacement by Automation

According to Dr. Kai-Fu Lee, the nature of artificial intelligence is such that it will not be able to do the following:

  • Accomplish complex work that requires precise hand-eye coordination.

  • Create, conceptualize, or manage complex strategic planning.

 

Simple Oats Recipe

Posterior Shoulder Release

This is a relatively simple way of releasing tight tissues in the posterior shoulder region, mainly the posterior deltoid fibers and rotator cuff muscles and tendons that run through this region.

Ensuring optimal length of these tissues supports pain-free range of motion and functional strength of the shoulders while the arms are overhead and out in front of the trunk. Read more

 

Home Remedy For A Sore Throat

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Contrary to what mainstream media tends to teach, experiencing a cold or the flu periodically can actually be helpful to your health.

By and large, the viruses that cause the common cold and flu infect mainly your weakest cells, which you want to get rid of and have replaced by healthy cells. This makes sense, doesn't it? Cells that are already burdened with excessive waste products and toxins are most likely to allow viruses to infect them. Read more

 

Hanging & Swinging Exercises to Optimize Shoulder Function

Shoulder Mobility Exercise Progressions:

While Supine:

Activating Shoulders Through Flexion While Extending the Spine: Read more

 

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