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  • Memorial Day

    Memorial Day

    Originally known as Decoration Day, the Memorial Day is right around the corner. Make sure to honor veterans and those who died serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day History On May 5, 1868, in Waterloo, N.Y. the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) had established the Decoration Day to decorate the graves of around […]

  • Post Cancer Rehabilitation Tips

    Post Cancer Rehabilitation Tips

    “Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide” (World Health Organization). Nationwidecancer statistics do not look very bright either. Based on the US scientific prognose in 2016 around 1,685,210 people will be diagnosed with cancer and ⅓ will end up dying from it. Most of the survivors will have to go through the post cancer […]

  • How to Exercise with Arthritis

    How to Exercise with Arthritis

    Arthritis or joint inflammation is the leading cause of disability in the US. There are over 100 different rheumatic diseases and conditions that can be called arthritis including the most common ones osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis can’t be cured, needs medical assistance, and may last for years or even lifetime. Physical activity is […]

  • Speed Up The Post-Surgery Rehabilitation Period

    Speed Up The Post-Surgery Rehabilitation Period

    Surgery is a big shock for our bodies. Therefore, making the right choices during the post-surgery period is most essential to full recovery. No stress, reduced physical activity and proper nutrients incorporated into the daily diet will help our bodies to heal. Energy To speed up healing and increase strength our body needs energy. Post-surgery […]

  • Ensure Seniors Don’t Feel Lonely

    Ensure Seniors Don’t Feel Lonely

    It can be hard for seniors, to acknowledge their feelings of loneliness and isolation especially during holidays when families come together. An invitation to a dinner can make all the difference in their day. If they have difficulty to come for a visit, bring the celebrations to them to ensure that seniors don't feel lonely. Seniors Stats Last year, 28% of Americans aged […]

  • Stay Independent at Any Age and Health Conditions with PT

    Stay Independent at Any Age and Health Conditions with PT

      How PT works? PT is recommended for seniors suffering from vestibular, balance, gait, orthopedic and arthritis disorders, stroke/CVA, vertigo, incontinence, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease, cerebral Palsy, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, diabetes, and many other condition. "It's important to look at each individual," says Tim Kauffman, PT, PhD, professor of physical therapy at Drexel University. […]

  • Get in Shape with Weight Watchers

    Get in Shape with Weight Watchers

    What is Weight Watchers: Weight Watchers philosophy promotes weight loss by eating smarter, getting social support, and developing healthy lifestyle. This program is based on a points system, which creates a calorie deficit by sticking to the daily target points. Weight Watchers is very Up To Date and offers Iphone and Android apps as point-tracking […]

  • Design a Perfect Fitness Program for Yourself

    Design a Perfect Fitness Program for Yourself

    Physical activity becomes imperative for the 65+ age group. Whether you decide to join a class in the local fitness center or design a fitness program that will work just for you remember that there are six must-have components of any senior fitness program: dynamic warm-up, flexibility, aerobic activity, balance, muscular fitness, and cool-down exercises. […]

  • Lower You Blood Pressure &  Improve an Overall Health with the DASH Diet

    Lower You Blood Pressure & Improve an Overall Health with the DASH Diet

    Ranked the best in the nation for six years in a row, the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet was originally designed to lower blood pressure. It quickly became clear that the DASH diet had plenty of other benefits too. Low on sodium and rich with nutrients such as potassium, calcium and magnesium, the DASH […]

  • We need your input in the statewide problem!

    We need your input in the statewide problem!

    PENNSYLVANIA-Medical and non-medical home care organizations have suffered from cuts in the 2015-2016 fiscal year budget. With a growing senior citizen population and reduction of state funding it became almost unaffordable for home care agencies to hire home health workers. A mutual effort among home care organizations is needed to find a solution for this […]