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  • Adaptive Exercises for Seniors

    Adaptive Exercises for Seniors

    March 28, 2024

    As we age, maintaining physical fitness becomes increasingly important for overall health and well-being. However, traditional exercise routines may not always be suitable for seniors with varying physical abilities. Fortunately, adaptive exercises offer tailored workouts designed to accommodate individual needs while prioritizing safety and effectiveness.

  • Sepsis in Seniors

    Sepsis in Seniors

    February 1, 2024

    Sepsis is a condition that affects the whole body and requires quick action. Families with senior loved ones need to understand sepsis so they can react appropriately when faced with the signs of sepsis. This life-threatening condition affects at least 1.7 million adults in America every year, and without timely treatment, it can lead to organ failure and sometimes death. To best protect yourself and your family, it's essential to know the common risk factors for sepsis and what treatment options are available.

  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Breast cancer is a common cancer type that affects women worldwide, with an estimated one in eight women developing breast cancer in their lifetime.  October is breast cancer awareness month, a perfect time to talk more about how to reduce the risk of breast cancer. While there are multiple factors that can cause breast cancer, lifestyle choices can significantly impact your risk. Maintaining a healthy diet is one of the simplest ways to lower the odds of developing breast cancer. In this blog post, we discuss the importance of how a healthy diet and lifestyle changes  can help lower the odds in developing breast cancer.