healtheo360 Wellness Blog
Thinking about taking swimming lessons as an adult? Or looking into lessons for your child? Swimming is a very beneficial skill to have. It’s fun, great exercise and can save your life. Here are 4 reasons you need to learn to swim this summer!
Drowning is the second leading cause of death for people under the age of 14. An estimated 37% of adults do not know how to swim according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Don’t let these statistics scare you from getting into the water. With a few lessons, you will be able to enjoy the water this summer just like everyone else.
Loneliness and isolation can be as big of a health concern for senior citizens as heart disease, arthritis, or osteoporosis. Seniors are more susceptible to social isolation and loneliness. As they grow older their social network shrinks: spouses pass away, friends get sick, or people move away.
Social media and other social networks are fast becoming a large influence on the public’s health. It is a great resource because it has a plethora of tools, health information, and support. While physical space is decreasing for support groups, more and more are cropping up online each day and patients are turning to their social networks to research doctors, treatment options, and get general health information. Below are 5 ways social media can help improve the state of health.