Free ‘Medicare Checkups’ Encouraged for Current and New Enrollees

Lancaster County Office of Aging is urging residents with Medicare to schedule a free “Medicare checkup” with PA MEDI volunteers in advance of this year’s open enrollment period, Oct. 15 – Dec. 7.

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Living with Kidney Stones: Decreasing Your Risk and Navigating the Healthcare System

Kidney stones are hard mineral deposits that form in the kidneys. They are foreign to the body and can cause issues no matter their size or your age.

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Support Groups, Programs Planned for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Safe Communities, a Lancaster organization dedicated to preventing child sexual abuse and supporting adult survivors, has a variety of programs to offer survivors and the community this fall.

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Over 2 Million Americans May Have Undiagnosed Atrial Fibrillation

More than a decade ago, afib was a little-known condition.

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70% of Americans Have Experienced Trauma: Recognize the Signs of PTSD

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can affect any of us.

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COVER STORY: Participating in the Arts Creates Paths to Healthy Aging

We all know to eat right, exercise, and get a good night’s sleep to stay healthy. But can flexing our creative muscles help us thrive as we age?

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Dear Pharmacist: Why a Dill Pickle is Good for You

Lately, I’ve been working on my herbal garden and just planted some rosemary and lavender. I saw dill plants available for purchase, but those won’t grow as a perennial in my area, where winters always include temperatures in single digits or below!

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Telepsychiatry a Boon for Patients during Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many healthcare workers into virtual mode, offering their services via Zoom or other video outlets.

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Free Workshops Address Chronic Pain

The York County Area Agency on Aging is offering a chronic pain self-management program starting Sept. 3.

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