Healthy Living for Seniors Seminar

By Dr. Burge Troxel, Senior Adults Pastor
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Dr. Burge Troxel, Senior Adults Pastor

Last Saturday (11/12) the 50 Seniors of Faith attended a special seminar about Healthy Living. The Seminar featured three health professionals from our church. A Dentist, a Neurosurgeon and a Dietician.

This seminar was an application of John’s prayer for his friend Gaius.

Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy GOOD HEALTH and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well. – 3 John 2

Here are some of the issues discussed at the Seminar.

  • Concerning Dental Issues
  • Use of Proper Toothbrushes
  • Problems related to Saliva
  • Problems of Smoking
  • Periodontal Disease
  • TMJ-TMD
  • Implants

Concerning Back Pain

  • The origin of Problems
  • When to Seek Help
  • The Types of Back Pain
  • Treatment Options

Concerning Diet Issues

  • Labwork Lingo (How to read lab reports)
  • Meal Planning Tools
  • Healthy Nutrition Habits
  • Prediabetes

picture1Here are just a few of tips for Healthy Living from our presenters.

Use an electronic toothbrush for two full minutes.

  • Stop Smoking.
  • Genetics contribute to Back Pain more than any other single issue.
  • Seek professional help if you have Persistent Pain, Numbness or Weakness in your Back.
  • End late night snacking
  • Don’t Skip Lunch

To Sum Up: We learned a great deal about how to Live Healthy as Seniors. Each presenter did a fantastic job of presenting their material. The presentations were follow by an opportunity to meet each presenter around tables and ask questions.