HEALTH & BEAUTY Features

Advances Taking Hold in Senior Care

Talk to any senior care or geriatric doctor today and they’ll all say the same thing: Nobody wants to go to a retirement home. But for many of us, it’s too expensive or inefficient to age gracefully in the comforts of home. Or is it? Here’s what aging NoVinians have to look forward to in their golden years.

Top Dentists 2013: Steps to a beautiful smile

Some of top dentists’ tips for a healthy smile.

Great Hair

Local salons share their tips and tricks of the trade to help you take the guesswork out of head-turning hair.

Great Day Spas

These Northern Virginia wellness centers treat not only the body but the mind as well, making sure treatments are targeted for long-term rejuvenation.

Teen Fashionisto

Lake Braddock Secondary grad Ryan Charchian makes a name for himself in the fashion world and brings a youthful perspective to the industry through blogging.

Colon & Prostate Cancer Prevention

Colon cancer is the third most common cancer in the United States and prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in men.

Beat the Heat!

In the summer months we often want to enjoy the weather by exercising outdoors. Here are a few basic tips to keep in mind if you do decide to venture out in the heat for a run or bike ride.

The Yoga Guide

This guide explains the many genres of yoga, deciphers the characteristics of each style, relates exercise routines to individual qualities and suggests locations to explore your unique spiritual discipline.

Independent Style

Make every day feel as festive as the 4th! Flaunt your patriotism along with your fashion sense.

Is it Normal Aging or Dementia?

Though it can be normal to sometimes forget things or to attribute lapses in memory to “senior moments”, it is important to be aware of the signs and symptoms that may indicate dementia.

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