28 09, 2021

October is Healthy Lung Month

By |2021-09-30T11:50:48-07:00September 28th, 2021|

October is Healthy Lung Month, a good time to pay attention to those symptoms that could be the first signs of lung disease, including COPD, asthma, emphysema and lung cancer. Knowing the early warning signs can help you receive treatment before the disease becomes serious or even life threatening. If you experience any of the [...]

29 08, 2021

Pain Awareness For Seniors

By |2021-08-30T15:59:01-07:00August 29th, 2021|

With September being Pain Awareness Month, now is a good time to discuss a problem that affects an estimated 100 million Americans – more than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. Pain is associated with a wide range of injury and disease, and is sometimes the disease itself. Some conditions may have pain and associated [...]

29 06, 2021

Be Aware of High Blood Pressure Medication and the Heat

By |2021-06-30T12:09:37-07:00June 29th, 2021|

High blood pressure has become an all-too-common problem in America, affecting as many as one in three adults. This is a condition that should not be ignored, as it can lead to an increased risk of heart disease, stroke and kidney damage. At one time, high blood pressure, or hypertension, was relatively rare. That’s not [...]

20 12, 2019

Why Seniors Need To Exercise

By |2019-12-30T11:01:47-07:00December 20th, 2019|

There is no better time to exercise than when you’re older. Although many older people know the importance of physical fitness, it is estimated that about 85 percent fail to exercise on a regular basis.  They don’t do it for the same reason younger people don’t exercise – it’s too hard, it’s too boring, or [...]

3 01, 2018

Tips To Protect Yourself From Glaucoma

By |2018-01-03T11:22:38-07:00January 3rd, 2018|

There are more than three million people in the United States with glaucoma. The eye disease, the number two cause for blindness in this country, is known as “the sneak thief of sight,” as there are virtually no symptoms. Once vision is lost, the loss is permanent. Although glaucoma primarily affects the middle-aged and elderly, it [...]

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