Health & Fitness

Let’s dance!

For more than two decades, Summers Academy of Dance in Crystal Lake has been teaching dance to students as early as 18 months to adults. 

Forever young

B y 2030, one in every five Americans will be over the age of 65, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 
Indoor ascent

Indoor ascent

S taying active early in life is crucial for maintaining a healthy lifestyle now and in the long run. The Centers for Disease Control and P…
Wild winter

Wild winter

Heavy snow during the first two weekends of December triggered polar emotions among many in McHenry County.
Mystery of memory

Mystery of memory

I n 1983, when then-President Ronald Reagan first designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness and Caregivers Month, fewer…
Stepping up for a cure

Stepping up for a cure

For the last five years, fitness instructor Jill Flores has taken part in the annual Care4 Breast Cancer 5K Walk/Run. This year is no except…

Calming the storm

For those of us living in the Midwest, fall means cooler temperatures, colorful foliage and football games. It also means that the kids are …
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