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..
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..
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..
9/4/2018 2:17:14 PM
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..
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..
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..
7/2/2018 9:36:54 AM
Seniors and the elderly are more susceptible to dehydration than their younger selves for a variety of reasons. Aging brings a reduction in our body’s ability to conserve water and also a diminished thirst mechanism. Medical conditions and certain me... Read More..
5/15/2018 2:39:09 PM
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5/15/2018 2:46:22 PM
As we learn more about how beneficial physical, occupational and speech therapies are for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), medical home health care providers are beginning to play a key role in many treatment plans.
Physical Therapy for ... Read More..
3/9/2018 2:54:05 PM
1. Problems Chewing
Poor fitting dentures, cavities or gum disease can make it difficult or painful to chew
2. Medication Side Effects
Many drugs can reduce appetite, cause nausea, or make food taste different.
3. Decrease Sen... Read More..