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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.
It used to seem a far-off problem. A few years back, when the retirement of the Baby Boom generation was discussed, it was done with a deep sigh and a soft, “Well, we’ll just have to cross that bridge when we come to it.” Here’s the thing: we’ve come to it. That bridge is right read more.
NEWS RELEASE For more information, contact: Resulting Organization Could Be Michigan’s 3rd-Largest Nonprofit and Rank Among Top 75 Nationally United Methodist Retirement Communities (UMRC) and Porter Hills (PH) today announced their plans to consider coming together under shared board read more.
Julie Godfrey, RN COS-C Nursing Clinical Manager Porter Hills Home Care Watch the 13 on Your Side Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. September is a Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month Atrial fibrillation (Afib) is an irregular and often rapid heart rate that can increase your risk of read more.
Watch the WZZM 13 on Your Side Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. Sara Lowe, Executive Director Emmanuel Hospice In recent years, essential oils have grown in popularity, and their use has also increased in healthcare settings as an alternative method to treat symptoms. They offer a uniqu read more.
Julie Godfrey, RN COS-C Nursing Clinical Manager Porter Hills Home Care Watch the 13 on Your Side Senior Wellness segment on this topic. August is Immunization Awareness Month. Vaccines are especially important for older adults. As you get older, your immune system weakens and it can be more read more.
Shelly Teesdale, MSOTR/L Occupational Therapist Porter Hills Home Care Watch the 13 On Your Side Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. July 15 – 21, 2018 is: “EveryBody Deserves a Massage” Week We all know massage therapists may be found at a local spa, health club, chiropractor off read more.
Starting an exciting new chapter in your life story… This is certainly an exciting new step, but for many it can be a very anxious time as well. People have spent the better part of their life story creating the life circumstances they are currently in. As we “change in age”, we also may l read more.