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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
Caregiver Ideas: 4 Tips for Finding Mobility Equipment for Your Loved One
3 weeks ago

Caregiver Ideas: 4 Tips for Finding Mobility Equipment for Your Loved One

For caregivers already under physical, emotional, and financial stress, a situation can become even direr when the person you care for has mobility challenges that make it difficult for them to get around. According to the U.S…
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Don’t Ignore Your Posture! 5 Ways to Get Your Healthy Back Back
1 month ago

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

Especially in your 60s, with the weight of becoming a ‘senior’ bearing down a life of working and raising a family at a plateau, your back can buckle under the pressure. Bad posture doesn’t just simply look bad, though…
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3 Fun Ways to Stay Active After 60 (That You Might Not Have Thought Of)
2 months ago

3 Fun Ways to Stay Active After 60 (That You Might Not Have Thought Of)

When it comes to staying active and getting exercise, it’s so easy to tap into your go-to list of low-impact activities like yoga, cycling, tennis, dancing, swimming, golfing and hiking. Read More

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Yoga Routine in Your 60s or Better
4 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

Take a Seat and Try These 10 Physical Activity Ideas for Older Adults with Mobility Limitations
6 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
8 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)
8 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
9 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
9 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
9 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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