JoAnn Ekwall, seated and creator of Fun at the Inn, checks in guests, including granddaughter Mackenzie Bennett and Dianne Thomae of the Red Hat Cuties of Burnsville, at the Lake Elmo Event Center. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
Sick of being cooped up in her home during a winter season that seemed it would never end, JoAnn Ekwall vowed to create an event that would bring people together regardless of the weather.
The complexities of health care reform, an aging population and a higher incidence of chronic disease have created a growing need to help seniors enrolled in Medicare understand their benefits while managing health care expenditures.
Exercise is a key element in maintaining a healthy lifestyle as you age. Try going for a bike ride on local trails, walking with friends or canoeing on a nearby lake. Participating in competitive events, like a race, is a great way to stay motivated to train and stay active. Here, runners and walkers ages 5 to 71 take part in the 2014 Run for Roses 5K event during Roseville’s annual Rosefest celebration June 28. (Linda E. Andersen/Review staff)
Heart health should be a year-round consideration for anybody looking to lead a healthy life.
While that may sound like a daunting task, better heart health can be possible with a few steps in the right direction.
Were you born from 1945 through 1965? If so, you’re one of the 77 million Americans in the unique generation known as the baby boomers. (submitted photo)
Determined, vivacious, passionate - a lot of words describe America’s estimated 77 million baby boomers. This spirited group is redefining their golden years, staying active by working, traveling and enjoying the great outdoors.