Heart Healthy Aging: It Never Gets Old

2/21/2019 9:17:10 AM

Aging brings an increased risk for heart disease and cardiovascular events. In fact, heart disease is the number one cause of death for adults over the age of 65. That’s why understanding the value of a heart-healthy lifestyle is so important for old... Read More..

7 Ways to Enjoy Winter

1/7/2019 10:56:01 AM

• Go to a movie, take a spa day or do other activities you normally enjoy. • Get out in the sunlight or brightly lit spaces, especially early in the day. • Spend time with positive people. Avoid Negative Nellie and all her friends. • Read those... Read More..

Seasonal Sadness: The Struggle Is Real

1/7/2019 10:46:33 AM

We are at the onset of what can prove to be a most difficult time of year – especially for seniors who are more sensitive to the cold and for those living alone. With holiday festivities behind us and winter upon us, many will suffer from what some c... Read More..

How to Wash Your Hands to Avoid Getting Sick

12/5/2018 9:55:39 AM

National Hand Washing Awareness Week Dec 3 rd – 9 th Maintaining good hand hygiene is an effective way to help stop the spread of germs and illness. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hand washing is one of the be... Read More..

Providing Higher Quality Care by Promoting Health Literacy

10/30/2018 2:33:07 PM

Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic healthcare information which leads to the ability to make appropriate healthcare decisions. Many people, and not just those with limite... Read More..

5 Fantastic Tips for Falls Prevention

9/20/2018 2:07:09 PM

1. Move to Improve Your best strategy is to keep it moving! Gentle exercise helps to reduce falls because it builds strength and improves coordination and flexibility. When you avoid physical activity because you are afraid of falling, you actu... Read More..

How to Build Your Own Falls Prevention Plan

9/20/2018 2:13:43 PM

The older you get, the more likely you are to take a tumble. It’s one of those unpleasant truths about aging. The likelihood of a fall increases with the physical changes and common healthcare challenges associated with growing older. Consider i... Read More..

Ask Richard - What’s eating up all my cell phone data?

9/4/2018 2:17:14 PM

Dear Richard, What’s eating up all my cell phone data? A: Occasionally we have some folks who struggle with staying under their data cap either on their work phone or personal phone. The number one killer of data is video. Watching on... Read More..

Five Tips for Better Sun Safety

8/22/2018 9:51:22 AM

Summer is winding down but UV rays and heat may still pose a danger for seniors. Below are five precautionary steps seniors can take to improve their safety during the remainder of the warmer temperatures. 1. Stay Hydrated: Drink 6 to 8 glasses... Read More..

Dog Days of Summer

7/13/2018 11:40:24 AM

It’s official! We are now in the midst of the dog days of summer. This year the dog days commence on Sunday, July 22 nd and end on Thursday, August 23 rd . After being cooped up all winter, it’s tempting to spend as much time as possib... Read More..