ALS Awareness Month

According to the ALS Association, ALS or Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. While ALS can occur in adults in their 20’s and 30’s, most are diagnosed between the ages of 40 and 70 with the average age being 55 years old […]

Senior Slip & Falls

Many factors can lead to a senior slip or fall accident. Most occur due to poor posture, slow reaction time, lack of activity, poor vision, impaired balance, and side effect from medication. In-home falls can occur when homes have poor lighting, slippery floors, or loose rugs. Many times older adults stop exercising because they are […]

Your Heart Health

Accordingly to the American Heart Association, approximately every 40 seconds an American will suffer a heart attack. Not all heart attacks are sudden and intense. Many start slowly, allowing the person to doubt what is happening. Paying attention to these Primary warning signs your body is sending could save your life. If you think you […]

Glaucoma Awareness

According to the American Academy Of Ophthalmology Glaucoma is a disease that damages your eye’s optic nerve. It usually happens when fluid builds up in the front part of your eye. That extra fluid increases the pressure in your eye, damaging the optic nerve. Here are five primary symptoms of Glaucoma, a leading cause of […]

Primary Reasons to Consider Physical Therapy

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging healthcare providers to reduce the use of opioides in favor of safer treatment methods such as physical therapy for most non-cancer- related chronic pain.  If you experience any of these symptoms, it might be time to talk to your physician about physical therapy to easy or eliminate:    Sharp Pain  Constant Pain   Ineffective Pain Medication   Loss of Movement and […]

Living Longer & Staying Healthy

According to AARP, there are 108.7 million people age 50-plus. As American’s age, we encourage our booming seniors to age healthy with these healthy Living tips. Don’t smoke – if you do, quit Eat a well-balanced diet of lean proteins, simple carbohydrates, and dairy unless otherwise prescribed by your doctor Stay active Maintain a healthy […]

Diabetes Warning Signs

Early detection and professional treatment methods for diabetes can decrease the risk of developing the complications of diabetes. Below are eight common symptoms of diabetes according to the American Diabetes Association® ⦁ Urinating often ⦁ Feeling very thirsty ⦁ Feeling very hungry – even though you are eating ⦁ Extreme fatigue ⦁ Blurry vision ⦁ […]