Health Matters

Tips on How to Live with Anxiety

Jun 21,2018

Everyone experiences anxiety. When we have a test to take, when we have a job interview, when we ice skate for the first time. Some level of anxiety prompts us to pay attention, and that can be helpful.

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AEC &nbsp&nbsp Living Seniors stopped by Alameda Food Bank’s table at Mastick Senior Center’s celebration of National Senior Health and Fitness Day on May 30.

Mastick Celebrates Senior Health, Fitness

Jun 14,2018

AEC Living visited Mastick Senior Center on Wednesday, May 30, to help celebrate National Senior Health and Fitness Day. The event, which was free to seniors, offered mini senior fitness tests with a certified personal trainer and free blood-pressure and glucose checks from Alameda Hospital. 

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Experiencing Depression

May 17,2018

There is no way to describe depression that fits everyone. Just as each person is unique, so are our ways of experiencing our feelings. 

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Being with the Family

Apr 19,2018


When clients first come to my office, I find out about their backgrounds. Where they came from sets a backdrop to who they’ve become. Who raised them lays a foundation for the values and lifestyles they grew up in and this impacts who they become as they age.

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Courtesy &nbsp&nbsp Medicare covers a glaucoma test once every 12 months for people at high risk for glaucoma. Be sure to have annual eye exams and catch it early.

Medicare Can Help Protect Your Eyesight

Mar 15,2018

Are you at risk for glaucoma? Glaucoma is an eye disease that causes loss of vision — usually side vision — by damaging the optic nerve. That’s the nerve that sends information from the eyes to the brain.

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Courtesy Wikimedia &nbsp&nbsp Commons Walk the fine line between living and non-living as the Alameda Free Library explores microbiology this coming Saturday.

Explore the Secret Life of Viruses Feb. 17

Feb 15,2018

he public is invited to learn about viruses and microbiology as part of Alameda Free Library’s Social Science series at the Main Library, 1550 Oak St., this Saturday, Feb. 17, at 2 p.m. This is a free event open to all ages.

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Tips to Break Cycle of Chronic Pain

Feb 15,2018

Pain is considered chronic when it lasts for weeks, months or even years. Causes include trauma and conditions such as arthritis, cancer, infection, degenerative disc disease and neuropathies.

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