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Wednesday, January 14, 2015/Author: Dana Klassen/Number of views (598)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Categories: Syracuse

Want to improve your brain health and memory? Try juggling!

Wellness with Cindy

Juggling is not just entertaining, its exercise for the brain and body. Researchers have found links between learning to juggle and an increase in the grey matter in the brain. Twenty percent of the oxygen taken in by the body goes to the brain and 95% of that oxygen goes into grey matter.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (1754)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating

Have you planted your tomatoes yet?

Mother’s Day weekend is the perfect time

I’ll be celebrating Mother’s Day in my own special way this coming weekend, when I plant tomatoes. When I read Jamsey Thomas’ blog about hobbies a few weeks ago, I wasn’t surprised to see gardening near the top of the list for people age 50-plus. I’m 50-plus, and I love gardening, especially vegetable gardening. But then, tomatoes and I go way back. I like to say that tomatoes put me through college.
Wednesday, May 07, 2014/Author: Pat Gilbert/Number of views (2406)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating

Discovering the desire to learn something new

Wellness with Cindy

... Tom had discovered the ukulele tucked away on a shelf in the corner of the musty barn and in that serendipitous moment had discovered within him a desire to make music.
 
Learning to play a musical instrument not only inspires your creative soul but also is an entertaining way to unwind after a hectic day. What instrument should you play?
Monday, May 05, 2014/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (2191)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Categories: Lifelong learning
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