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Focusing on Your Eye Health – Glaucoma

Wednesday Jan 12th, 2022
Sometimes called the “silent thief of sight,” Glaucoma is an eye disease that slowly causes damage to the eye and can cause irreparable harm and possible vision loss. Your eye has aqueous humor fluid that usually flows out of your eye. If this flow is blocked or your eye produces too much fluid, the liquid can […]

New Year Health Review Checklist

Wednesday Jan 12th, 2022
Health is always a priority heading into a new year. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown maintaining a healthy lifestyle is more important than ever. Here are some health resolutions that you can keep! Eat more whole foods – less processed. Whole food includes vegetables, fruits, nuts, and fish. Try to limit packaged chips, cookies, frozen […]

Holidays and Triggers

Tuesday Dec 21st, 2021
Major holidays like Christmas and New Year’s are supposed to be joyous times. These are times when most of us gather with friends and family to celebrate our traditions.  But holidays can be a stressful time and for someone in recovery, it can be especially difficult.  Furthermore COVID-19 has put additional stresses on all of […]

Seniors and the Flu Shot

Tuesday Dec 21st, 2021
It seems that all that is in the news these days is the COVID-19 vaccine.  But it is vital not to forget the flu vaccine, especially for those 65 or older.  This age group is one of the highest risk groups; therefore, getting a flu shot can significantly reduce the chance of contracting the virus. […]

12 Tips for a Healthy Christmas

Tuesday Dec 21st, 2021
Balance those sweet treats with a healthy snack.   During this busy time, remember to give yourself time to rest both physically and mentally.   Keep yourself hydrated by drinking water throughout your day.   Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Wear your mask if around non-family members and […]

The Flu and Your Children

Tuesday Dec 21st, 2021
The Holiday season is a busy time consumed with shopping, decorating, cooking, and parties, but it is vital during this time to not forget about the flu. As a parent, the best thing you can do to protect your children from the flu is to get them vaccinated before influenza starts circulating in our community. […]

Holiday Blues

Tuesday Dec 21st, 2021
The holiday season often inspires feelings of warmth and joy. Yet the holidays also bring many demands – cooking, shopping, cleaning, entertaining. You may be missing a loved one. And there is still COVID-19. Feelings of loneliness, stress, and anxiety can be common. These feelings are often referred to as the holiday blues. People already […]

November is Men’s Health Month

Wednesday Nov 24th, 2021
A Cleveland Clinic survey (2019) confirms how few men will visit their health care provider. Only half of the 1,174 adult men surveyed said they get regular checkups, and 72 percent would rather do household chores such as cleaning the bathroom than see their doctor. Unless something’s going on, men may not see a provider […]

November is National Caregiver’s Month

Wednesday Nov 24th, 2021
Many people care for a loved one as their family members can’t care for themselves. Family caregivers often help with a wide range of household chores, social and companion needs, and managing finances. Over 53 million Americans provide unpaid care to someone struggling with chronic disease or other health conditions. These individuals may face their […]

November is COPD Awareness Month

Tuesday Nov 23rd, 2021
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. It includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis. Millions of people suffer from COPD but have not been diagnosed. Although there is no cure for COPD, it can be treated. Symptoms Sometimes people chalk up shortness of breath to […]