Five Health Benefits of Owning a Dog

Five Health Benefits of Owning a Dog

Get Ready for the Dog Days of Summer: Five Health Benefits of Owning a Dog You’ve heard it said, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, but you may not have heard “A dog is good for your health.”  Some people think dog ownership means dog hair on the sofa,...
Glaucoma: The Silent Disease

Glaucoma: The Silent Disease

Glaucoma: The Silent Disease Glaucoma has been called the “silent disease” because there are usually no symptoms and no pain.  Phyllis Diller once advised women, “Whatever you may look like, marry a man your own age—as your beauty fades, so will his eyesight.”  It is...
Gardening for Seniors

Gardening for Seniors

Gardening for Seniors It’s the time of year when gardens are tilled, and flowers and vegetables are planted in hopes of beauty and a bountiful crop in the coming months. Gardening is a popular leisure activity that provides low to moderate exercise for seniors...
Preventing Falls

Preventing Falls

Preventing Falls Seminar Falls are the leading cause of injury for seniors. As we age, the risk and frequency of falls increases often leading to hospitalizations and nursing home stays.  “It doesn’t have to be a major fall to decrease mobility for...