by Paula Loehr, R.N. Over the years, your doctor has probably convinced you that limiting caloric intake and upping the exercise quotient will improve your overall health and fitness. After all, it’s commonly known that obesity and a sedentary lifestyle can lead to major health problems such as diabetes and osteoarthritis, as well as diseases [...]
Courtesty of RVBusiness.com A multi-agency effort is underway, spearheaded by Derrick Crandall, president of the American Recreation Coalition (ARC); orthopedic surgeon and former Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) media spokesman Dr. Michael Suk; and family physician Dr. Daphne Miller, to educate healthcare providers about the value of physical activity in the outdoors. “It is common [...]
Many members make the mistake of believing their basic health insurance plan or Medicare will pay for all their treatment costs if they get cancer. Unfortunately, they find out too late that there are deductibles, copays, policy maximums and coverage exclusions when it comes to your treatment. All these can add up to a lot [...]
‘Home is where the heart is,’ or so the age-old saying goes. Thankful hearts famously gathered together in 1621 to honor the concept of home when English pilgrims and Native American Wampanoag held a harvest festival in Plymouth, Massachusetts. More than 200 years later in 1863, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed Thanksgiving an American holiday. Since then, Thanksgiving has reigned supreme as a time to ponder blessings and share a sense of home with special people we hold close to our hearts. While many Thanksgiving participants think of a specific house in a certain town as “home,” those of us who live an RV lifestyle realize that wherever our hearts travel, a sense of ‘home’ naturally tags along.
Everyone knows that exercising is beneficial to your health, in some cases, even life saving. So why isn’t everyone exercising? While reasons for not attempting a program or failing at one varies from person to person, many Americans simply lack the “know how” to begin an exercise program and sticking to it. Here are four [...]
By Paula Loehr, R.N. & RVer All modes of travel are not created equally. Just ask someone who’s enduring a sleepless night in a noisy airport or whose legs are wedged against the next seat forward on a crowded minibus tour. Free thinkers who are masters of their own travel destinies tend to wave goodbye [...]
Being on the road means remembering to stock up on those kitchen staples. If you hit the road and forget he sugar, and don’t have the time to run out to get it, here is a great substitute. Honey being high in fructose and be a powerful sweetening power. It also means that you probably [...]