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Shelly Teesdale, OTR/L Home Health Occupational Therapist Porter Hills Home Care Watch the 13 On Your Side Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a condition where the optic nerve is damaged in the eye. This damage oc read more.
Katie Joseph, MPA Director of Development Emmanuel Hospice Watch the 13 On Your Side Senior Wellness segment on this topic. It’s the time of year when bell ringers collect change, families volunteer at soup kitchens, and churches begin their Christmas toy drives. As the year wi read more.
How to remain young at heart this holiday season. Paige Hendrickson, RN Nurse Care Manager for Avenues by Porter Hills Mayo Clinic Certified Wellness Coach [testimonial] “Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing.” - Oliver Wendell read more.
Sara Lowe, LMSW Executive Director Emmanuel Hospice Watch the 13 on Your Side Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, which is about bringing awareness to discussing hospice with loved ones. Each year, the Hospice and Palliative Care Asso read more.
Watch the WZZM13 On Your Side Senior Wellness segment on this topic. November is Home Care and Hospice & Family Caregivers month. This is the perfect time to reflect on how the medical community care support people living in the community and family caregivers. Home Health is a benefit offere read more.
Leah Casey Neighborhood Guide Porter Hills Village Watch the WZZM 13 On Your Side Senior Wellness segment on this topic. The positive physical approach is a technique used that allows a person living with dementia to connect at their own speed and not feel frightened. It was created by Teepa read more.
Bruce Lyon Executive Director Watch the 13 On Your Side Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. How do I know when the time is right to seek outside help vs. being a caregiver? As the Director of Meadowlark Retirement Village, I have had the privilege of working with hundreds of families read more.
Vaccines Aren’t Just for Kids. Lifelong vaccinations are the most effective way to fight infections and prevent the spread of dangerous diseases. While it’s crucial to begin vaccinating children from a very young age, vaccines are important for older adults as well. As you age, your immune syste read more.
Sarah Edwards, RDN Clinical Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist Porter Hills Watch the 13 On Your Side Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. As we grow up we hear our parents tell us that we should always eat our fruits and vegetables because they are good for us. As a parent, I now find myse read more.
Tamara Tiethoff Life Enrichment Coordinator Meadowlark Retirement Village Watch the 13 on Your Side Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Healthy Aging Month started when the baby boomers were about to turn 50 years old and there was a large negative stigma attached to growing old. Healthy read more.