African American man and woman smiling while out riding bicycles.

April Moves – Arthritis Smart Moves

Arthritis: A Common Complaint In the United States, 21.2% of all adults or 53.2 million people have arthritis and experience joint pain and stiffness. There may also be swelling, redness and a decreased range of motion. Symptoms worsen as we age. The most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis causes […]

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March News – Brain & Memory Health

Your Brain & Your Memory Be AWake to Memory Care Genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors influence brain health. Some of these factors can affect your cognitive ability to drive, pay bills, take medicine and cook. You can’t do much about your genetics, but you CAN improve your environmental and lifestyle factors: Address your health problems! […]

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February News: Heart Health

Heart Health Is Top Priority Taking Care of your heart health is top priority. Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death for people – young and old- so it’s particularly important to care for your heart. Make Healthy Changes To Prevent Heart Disease One – Eat Well You may have heard it before, […]

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January News: Active Aging

Be a “Healthier YOU” This Year. Get Into Active Aging For many, aging is a tough process. One never knows when the next illness or injury may occur. It’s hard to make plans because as we age, the future keeps changing and new challenges emerge. You’re Never Too Old For A Challenge!! Aging brings on […]

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December News: Handling Holiday Stress

Handling Stress At The Holidays For older adults, stress seems to be worse at holiday time. The holidays are meant to be a fun, enjoyable time of year with friends and family. But with all the activity, deadlines and pressures, you may feel that the holidays are not so much fun after all. Changes in […]

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November News: Mental Health Care

Aging and Mental Health As we get older, our physical health can often decline. That means adjusting to new health problems, having less independence or adapting to a new environment. These kinds of health changes coupled with life events like retirement or loss of a spouse can have a big impact on mental health. Mental […]

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October News: Take Control Of Your Diabetes

Don’t Let Diabetes Become A Cog In Your Wheelhouse. Take The High Road.  Manage Your Diabetes. Balancing the food you eat with exercise and medicine (if prescribed) will help you control your weight and can keep your blood glucose in the healthy range. When you eat, your food is broken down into a sugar called […]

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September News: Need In-Home Care?

In Home Care Resources We all are getting older. You cannot avoid it. As you age, things change. You may hear common complaints from friends who need care about aging at home. You recognize that with age, living at home is challenging. Everyone wants to remain living in their home for as long as possible. […]

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August News: Time for Immunization

Immunization Awareness Each year, many adults become seriously ill and are hospitalized because of disease which can be prevented by getting immunizations up to date. Vaccination rates are generally low in the United States partly because many seniors are not aware that they need vaccines to immunize against disease. Health conditions common in seniors like […]

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July News: The Heat Is On

We all love those lazy summer days visiting with family and friends. Vacations often include a trip to the beach. Or maybe you like an afternoon at the pool soaking up some rays with a cool drink nearby. Too much heat and humidity can cause problems especially for the very young and seniors. Heat illness […]

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