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It is so easy for society to place mental health on the back burner when there are many other chronic health concerns. However, the approach that we have taken as a society is not sustainable and it is clouding our quality of life as a whole. Medical professionals in general tend to focus on tan read more.
Dr. Allison Ilem, PhD, BCBA LifeCircles PACE Watch the WZZM Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. Healthy aging rests on the cornerstone of emotional wellness. Living well involves identifying what’s most important to us, making the best of what we need to continue these important life-giv read more.
Amy Rowland Social Worker Porter Hills Home Care Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Last week (Monday, January 22nd through Sunday, January 28th) was National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week® a health observance week that aims to SHATTER THE MYTHS read more.
Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Nurses work in a profession caring for people in many ways, probably more than you know. When most people think of a nurse they envision someone working in a hospital or passing medications. The truth is nurses have many roles. As the hea read more.
Tamara Tiethoff Life Enrichment Coordinator Meadowlark Retirement Village Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Quality of life is defined as the general well-being in terms of standard health, comfort, and happiness experienced by an individual or group. Although that may read more.
Sarah Edwards, RDN Dale Simmons, Dining Services Director Porter Hills Dining Services Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. Foods to keep your mind sharp: As we age the risk of developing Dementia, a general term for a decline in memory and thinking skills that a read more.
Leah Schmidt Speech-Language Pathologist Marywood Health Center Watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. What physical activities keep your brain sharp? Social interaction is important in maintaining cognitive function. Hearing loss can lead to isolation in social situations, w read more.
Kristi Schneider, PT, DPT, GCS LifeCircles–PACE, Holland Click here to watch the WZZM13 Senior Wellness segment on this topic. As our bodies age, changes occur that impact our physical function. General effects of aging include: loss of tissue elasticity, mineral loss in bones and loss of mu read more.
Paige Hendrickson Wellness Coordinator, Avenues by Porter Hills Avenues by Porter Hills is a membership program for people who live at home and have services come to them. We help our members stay independent, proactively pursuing optimum health and wellness. If their health status changes, t read more.
Angela Lindeman, RN BSN Case Manager Porter Hills Home Care Click here to view the WZZM13 Senior Wellness Segment on this topic. As a former Emergency Room nurse, I took care of patients whose lives were forever changed by heart disease. I have witnessed the residual effects of a stroke i read more.