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Mask up for the good of your community

Mask up for the good of your community

Posted 9 minutes ago0 COVID-19 can be spread by people who do not have symptoms and do not know that they are infected. Unwittingly, they can spread the virus through coughs, sneezes or even a conversation. That is why emphasis has been...

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Are you at risk for atherosclerosis?

Are you at risk for atherosclerosis?

Age-related changes to the heart and blood vessels can put older people at risk for serious health problems. According to the National Institute on Aging, people ages 65 and older are much more likely than younger people to suffer a heart attack...

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Moving on from grief after loss

Moving on from grief after loss

Loss is a natural part of living and as we get older, loss becomes more prevalent. Over the course of time, lifelong friends, relatives and significant others pass away. The death of a loved one can create tremendous grief that interrupts our...

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10 tips for healthy aging

10 tips for healthy aging

Television personality and entertainment mogul Oprah Winfrey once said, “With age comes the understanding and appreciation of your most important asset, your health.” Getting older goes far beyond being a simple passage of time, it’s an...

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It’s never too late to vaccinate

It’s never too late to vaccinate

Keeping an eye on vaccination is not just for the young, older people need to be immunized too. Vaccines are important for older adults, especially those living in a healthcare setting. As we age, the immune system grows weaker and fighting off...

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Is “male menopause” real?

Is “male menopause” real?

The concept of women experiencing a natural “change of life” as they age is a familiar one. However, could it be that men also experience their own “male menopause” as they get older? Well, yes and no. Men do experience a decline in their...

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Is it menopause yet?

Is it menopause yet?

The lifecycle of a women can be an amazing journey filled with many wonderful and not so wonderful milestones. As a woman nears the end of her childbearing years, one such milestone may be seen as both a curse and a blessing. Menopause is a...

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