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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
Take a Seat and Try These 10 Physical Activity Ideas for Older Adults with Mobility Limitations
2 months ago

Take a Seat and Try These 10 Physical Activity Ideas for Older Adults with Mobility Limitations

Don’t let a physical ailment or chronic condition keep you or a loved one you care for from getting health-boosting exercise! If you are unable to stand or walk for long periods of time…
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Living Longer is Not Enough! Here’s How to Stay Healthy on the Journey
3 months ago

Living Longer is Not Enough! Here’s How to Stay Healthy on the Journey

People are living longer lives thanks to breakthroughs in medical technology, pharmaceuticals, and a general understanding of how the body works…
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How to Relieve the Woes of Back Pain with 4 Exercises (and 3 Mistakes You Should Never Make)
3 months ago

How to Relieve the Woes of Back Pain with 4 Exercises (and 3 Mistakes You Should Never Make)

Back pain tends to be one of the most common issues people over 60 face, and it’s due to the degeneration of joints in the spine. Some of the most common causes…
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7 Secrets to Keeping Your Hair Healthy, While Aging on Your Own Terms
4 months ago

7 Secrets to Keeping Your Hair Healthy, While Aging on Your Own Terms

There’s no magic potion that will prevent us from aging (unfortunately), but that doesn’t mean you can’t age gracefully. While taking care of your skin will definitely help keep you looking younger and healthier…
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Ready for a Hike? Check Out These 5 Tips for Active Seniors
4 months ago

Ready for a Hike? Check Out These 5 Tips for Active Seniors

As the temperatures start to climb, more and more people head outdoors to enjoy the sunshine and get some exercise. One of the most popular activities among senior citizens is hiking…
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An Injury Doesn’t Need to Render You Helpless – Learn How to Recover
4 months ago

An Injury Doesn’t Need to Render You Helpless – Learn How to Recover

Even when you’re younger, it can take weeks or even months to recover from a serious injury. As we age, our body doesn’t heal itself like it used to. In fact, many seniors may never recover to 100 percent…
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How to Keep Yourself Healthy (and Warm) This Winter
5 months ago

How to Keep Yourself Healthy (and Warm) This Winter

While there’s plenty to love about winter – skiing, ice fishing, fireplaces, warm sweaters, the first snowfall – there’s a lot more to worry about, especially for those who are over 65…
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Are Your Hands Aging You? 4 Simple Ways to Reverse the Clock
5 months ago

Are Your Hands Aging You? 4 Simple Ways to Reverse the Clock

Few body parts go about revealing your age quite like your hands, and while one glance at them can make you fondly reflect on all the hard work, family-raising, and adventuring you have done in your life, they can also be a source of regret or pain. Read More

6 Easy Things You Can Do to Age-Proof Your Joints
5 months ago

6 Easy Things You Can Do to Age-Proof Your Joints

While it might not be impossible to avoid age-related aches and pains in your joints, that doesn’t mean you have to suffer. In fact, even if you have arthritis you can still improve your joint health…
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4 Reasons You May Have a Hard Time Losing Weight as You Age
5 months ago

4 Reasons You May Have a Hard Time Losing Weight as You Age

It’s essential for older adults to prioritize maintaining a healthy weight as they age but, clearly, many are struggling to comply with lifestyle changes that make this possible. Read More