The Owner's Manual We All Need

Posted by Matt Ullman on Sep 13, 2018 12:33:03 PM

When was the last time you had the oil changed in your vehicle? How about the air filter? Brake pads? Battery? Tires?

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Topics: Health & Wellness Tips

11 Exercise Ideas for Seniors

Posted by Kesan Nedd on Feb 9, 2017 1:44:34 PM

Written By: Melanie Winderlich | Reviewed By: Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH | Soure: Every Day Health

Staying active can keep you feeling and looking your best — at every stage of your life. An active lifestyle is especially important for senior health because regular exercise can help prevent heart disease, diabetes, and certain forms of cancer, and it can also reduce pain associated with arthritis. By improving balance, flexibility, endurance, and strength, older adults can stay healthier longer. The National Institute on Aging is a great resource for learning more about the exercise benefits for seniors. Just remember to check with your doctor before beginning a new exercise program.

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Topics: Health & Wellness Tips, Patient's Corner, Senior Citizens, BARP

A Senior's Guide to Remodeling Your Home

Posted by Kesan Nedd on Feb 9, 2017 1:20:01 PM

This is just a summation of a great  article produced by the Home Advisor. Please click the picture of the home to access the full article.

Today we have a huge array of housing that is not well designed for large segments of the population. Seniors and children are the least well served by current housing. Today’s homes simply do not have the features and conveniences appropriate for safe enjoyment by a diverse population.

Your ability to function well in your home is one of the most important factors in determining how long you can maintain comfortable independence. Adapting your home to meet the needs of an aging population makes sense. Not only will it enhance market value, but a well-adapted home will make many day-to-day living tasks both easier and safer. Additionally, appropriate adaptations will often prevent the most common accidents that may ultimately rob you of your independence. If you don’t take responsibility for adapting your home, who will?

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Topics: Health & Wellness Tips, Patient's Corner, Senior Citizens, BARP

What You Should Know About Syphilis

Posted by Michael Hood-Julien on Apr 23, 2015 10:00:00 AM

As a part of STD prevention, let's investigate the basic symptoms, who's at risk, and how to prevent contracting six common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Today, we will discuss the Syphilis and Trichomoniasis

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Topics: Health & Wellness Tips

What You Should Know About Chlamydia And Herpes

Posted by Michael Hood-Julien on Apr 21, 2015 10:00:00 AM

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Topics: Health & Wellness Tips

10 Foods with Healthy Fats!

Posted by Michael Hood-Julien on Mar 31, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Not all fats are bad for us. Fats are sources of essential fatty acids that not only provide energy, but also aid in the digestion, absorption, and transportation of fat-soluble nutrients (like Vitamins ADE, and K).

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Topics: Health & Wellness Tips, Provider's Corner