Health & Wellness
- Written by Megan Joyce Megan Joyce
When the success of your big, outdoor event—such as the Cumberland County Senior Games, for example—hinges on the cooperation of Mother Nature, you plead with her to grant you clear skies and dry ground.
A free seminar, Medicare Facts for New or Pre-Retirees, will be held from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, in meeting room 1 of the Penn State Extension Offices, York County Annex, 112 Pleasant Acres Road, Springettsbury Township.
The Lancaster County Office of Aging will be offering three health and wellness programs this fall. All programs are free and open to the public.
- Written by Jim Miller Jim Miller
Dear Savvy Senior,
I’m worried about my 72-year-old mother, who has been taking the opioid medication Vicodin for her hip and back pain for more than a year. I fear she’s becoming addicted to the drug, but I don’t know what to do.
- Written by 50plus LIFE 50plus LIFE
Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and the fifth-leading cause of death for individuals age 65 and older. This devastating and debilitating disease is the ultimate thief—of memories, independence, control, time, and, ultimately, life.
Exercise is essential to good health for everyone. Now a recent study suggests that an exercise routine can have positive mental health benefits for stroke survivors.
- Written by Keith Gillogly Keith Gillogly
Despite the fact that sepsis affects more than 1.5 million Americans each year, it’s been called a silent epidemic and urgent public health issue.