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About Jessica Hegg

Jessica Hegg is the content manager at ViveHealth.com. Avid gym-rat and nutrition enthusiast, she’s interested in all things related to staying active and living a healthy lifestyle. Through her writing, she works to share valuable information aimed at overcoming obstacles and improving the quality of life for others. You can find her on Twitter @Jessica_Hegg.
Latest Posts | By Jessica Hegg
Family Caregiver Ideas – 5 Ways to Boost Your Loved One’s Spirit
1 week ago

Family Caregiver Ideas – 5 Ways to Boost Your Loved One’s Spirit

Are you a caregiver for an aging parent? While seniors in their 70s, 80s and 90s are being encouraged more than ever to stay active, get out and enjoy life, the stark reality is that many experience stress and anxiety over health, financial and independence issues. Read More

6 Tips for Preventing Arthritis Pain in Cold Weather
1 month ago

6 Tips for Preventing Arthritis Pain in Cold Weather

While a cool brisk morning might signal an exciting change in seasons, for older adults who suffer from arthritis it can also lead to painful joint stiffness and inflammation. Why does colder weather seem to amplify aches and pains? Read More

Don’t Ignore Your Posture! 5 Ways to Get Your Healthy Back Back
2 months ago

Don’t Ignore Your Posture! 5 Ways to Get Your Healthy Back Back

Sitting up straight is one of those things that simply doesn’t seem to come naturally – kind of like eating kale and avoiding donuts. Read More

Fun Fall Activities to Do with Your Grandkids that Boost Healthy Aging
3 months ago

Fun Fall Activities to Do with Your Grandkids that Boost Healthy Aging

By  •  Family

With the arrival of September, it’s not hard to let the mind wander to visions of fall – cozy fires, pumpkin spice, the jittery excitement of the holidays right around the corner. Read More

4 Common Family Caregiver Challenges and How to Overcome Them
4 months ago

4 Common Family Caregiver Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Being a family caregiver is becoming the norm for more and more Americans, with roughly 44 million people – and growing – providing care for a loved one in the U.S. Read More

3 Lifestyle Trends that Can Impact Your Life After 60
4 months ago

3 Lifestyle Trends that Can Impact Your Life After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

The world is changing for retirees and older adults in unexpected ways. When it comes to analysing trends of senior lifestyles and demographics, the main focus is not on the impact of technology and digital innovation on daily living – at least not in the same way it impacts Gen X and the Millennials. Read More

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Yoga Routine in Your 60s or Better
5 months ago

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Yoga Routine in Your 60s or Better

Looking to take your yoga practice to the next level? The benefits of yoga and other chair exercises for seniors arrive in a multitude of ways – better flexibility, less stress, social interaction, weight management, disease prevention, the list goes on. Read More

Caring for Elderly Parents? Make Sure You Have These 4 Essentials
6 months ago

Caring for Elderly Parents? Make Sure You Have These 4 Essentials

When it comes to providing quality care for a beloved aging parent, many a lesson are learned ‘on the job.’

Recognizing signs of cognitive decline, learning how to manage incontinence, getting loved ones out and exercising – and essentially becoming executive administrators of prescription refills, appointment wrangling and transportation – are just a handful of tasks you may already be dealing with. Read More

The Fearless Fitness After 50 Checklist
6 months ago

The Fearless Fitness After 50 Checklist

Are you worried about signing up for a class at your local gym and totally being in over your head? This fear is more common than you think, especially among older adults. Read More

4 Health Risks of Too Much Technology, Especially for Older Adults
6 months ago

4 Health Risks of Too Much Technology, Especially for Older Adults

By  •  Lifestyle

Remember the video of the woman who was busy looking down at her phone and walked right into a fountain? Read More