Health & Wellness
- Written by Suzy Cohen Suzy Cohen
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, so today I’d like to share with you some little-known facts about one vegetable and its impact on breast health.
The Chester County Department of Aging and APPRISE health insurance counselors will provide free, confidential assistance to Medicare benficiaries during the annual Open Enrollment Period, Oct. 15 – Dec. 7.
The York County Area Agency on Aging will host free fall-prevention classes from 10 a.m. to noon, Mondays and Wednesdays, Oct. 8-31, at York Township Park Building, 25 Oak St., York Township.
The Chester County Health Department will be offering flu vaccinations this fall at a variety of community locations.
- Written by Kraig Herman Kraig Herman
Every year, most fire deaths occur in the home. As of September, Pennsylvania has experienced 104 civilian fire deaths in residential homes in 2018. Of these deaths, 55 have been older adults.
- Written by Jim Miller Jim Miller
Dear Savvy Senior,
A good friend of mine got a bad case of shingles last year and has been urging me to get vaccinated. Should I?
– Suspicious Susan