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Exercises for Those Who Have Mobility Challenges

Published: February 20, 2019

Most everyone is aware that to age well, it’s important to exercise. But what can you do if you’re living with arthritis, osteoporosis, Parkinson’s disease or another mobility-limiting condition? Many people living with these conditions restrict their physical activity, either because it’s painful or under the mistaken belief that exercise will worsen their condition. The… Read More

Breathe Easier While Living with COPD

Published: January 21, 2019

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term for a variety of progressive lung diseases including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. According to the National Institutes for Health, approximately 12 million Americans are diagnosed with the disease and another 12 million are thought to be undiagnosed. Death rates from the disease are rising; currently about… Read More

Keeping Holiday Spirits Bright in the Midst of Challenges

Published: December 5, 2018

For many of us, the holidays are an exciting, happy time, as visions of family get-togethers, gift exchanges and sugar plum fairies dance in our heads. But for many seniors, who may be facing the holidays without a spouse or other loved ones, the holidays can be of time of sadness and even depression. Additionally,… Read More

Is America Overmedicating Its Seniors?

Published: October 20, 2018

One of the most common aspects of growing older is the likelihood that we’ll be taking more prescription medications. While this may seem intuitive, that number of medications seniors are taking is beginning to alarm America’s physicians. In one instance, a woman was admitted to the hospital with pneumonia, making it difficult for her to… Read More