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Grandparents.com Announces Exclusive Relationship with Thorne Research to Improve the Health of Seniors

download Grandparents.com (OTCQB: GPCM) and its benefits organization, the American Grandparents Association (AGA), announced today an exclusive relationship with Thorne Research, the country’s leading nutritional supplement manufacturer.

This venture offers grandparents.com users and AGA members a special discount on all Thorne Research nutritional supplement products because of both companies’ commitment to senior health. The relationship begins with the special offer and continues to add savings with additional rebates when the AGA Grand Card is launched in the second half of 2016.

“This partnership will create meaningful value for consumers,” according to AGA Chairman and CEO Steve Leber. “We chose Thorne Research read more…

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Dietary Supplements Help Keep Bodies in Motion

running-573762_1280Physical activity provides long term benefits for your health and wellness, so to help you stay physically active as you age, there are many components to consider, including dietary supplements, according to the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN). In particular, protein, glucosamine/chondroitin and ginseng are three dietary supplements that serve different purposes, but can be healthful tools for helping bodies stay in motion.

Protein is critical for the body’s muscles to function, especially as we age. According to Duffy MacKay, N.D., senior vice president, scientific and regulatory affairs, CRN, “What many people don’t know is that protein supplements can play read more…

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Prevagen Launches “Trip Down Memory Lane” YouTube Videos Series

Madison, WI (March 2014) – Quincy Bioscience, named one of the nation’s fastest-growing companies by the Inc. 5000 list, reveals the launch of unique “Trip Down Memory Lane” video series which is offered on the Prevagen® YouTube channel and available to e-mail subscribers of the Jellyfish Times, a weekly brain health newsletter.

This mind-enhancing video series is an enjoyable way for viewers, particularly baby boomers, to jog memory and nurture feelings of nostalgia which has been shown to promote healthy brain function. All videos feature Teri Barr, former investigative television news journalist, who discusses a specific person or read more…

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The Use of Complementary Medicine For Healthy Aging

Jeffrey S. Bland, PhD

Abstract
By the year 2020, twenty percent of the US population will be aged 65 years or older. The greatest growth in numbers will be among those aged 85 years or older. If the healthcare demands of this group match those of their parents, it will place an extraordinary burden on funding for medical services. By promoting healthy aging, complementary medicine practitioners can improve the cost-effectiveness of healthcare delivery. A scientifically based complementary medicine program to promote healthy aging includes (1) diet and nutritional tailoring, (2) nutrient enhancement to meet specific individual needs, (3) exercise training, read more…

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