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October 20, 2022

Halloween Activities for the Entire Family

Witches and goblins and ghosts – oh my! Halloween is upon us yet again, so is dressing up for free candy and a little bit of scary fun. But there is more to do than just begging for sweets to get you in the Halloween mood. Here are five activities that the entire family can... Read More
September 19, 2022

Fall Prevention at Home

September 18–24 is National Falls Prevention Awareness Week. Every year the National Council on Aging (NCOA), the national voice for every person’s right to age well, sponsors this national health campaign with the goal of increasing awareness around preventing falls and injuries. Six out of 10 falls happen at home; many are due to hazardous... Read More
August 15, 2022

Your Medications: True or False?

Prescription and nonprescription drugs help seniors manage a variety of health conditions. They preserve both life and quality of life. Of course, they only work if we take them properly. How much do you know about your medications?   True or false? If my doctor prescribes a drug, and then I start to feel better, it’s... Read More
July 18, 2022

Turn Everything Off To Turn In

Long summer days are a treat. More daylight means more time to spend outdoors, which promotes both physical and mental health. But the nights are shorter, which can mean less sleep. And artificial light can make getting that good night’s rest even harder while also damaging health. A recent study found that dim light, like... Read More
June 10, 2022

Celebrating Good News About Cancer Survival

Did you know that overall cancer death rates have been steadily declining since the 1990s? This means the number of cancer survivors has increased. National Cancer Survivors Day® on June 5 honored these individuals and those who care for them.  For 35 years, the first Sunday in June has been a time to celebrate all... Read More