When COVID-19 and Flu Collide: Why a Strong Immune System is So Important

The human immune system is a remarkable machine. In effect, it’s your own private army, keeping out invaders that can hurt you — especially bacteria and viruses.

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Support Available for Lewy Body Caregivers

Feelings of isolation, depression, fatigue, and anxiety are wearing down family caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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McKenzie and Aquatic Therapies Put Patients Back in Charge of Pain Management

When it comes to navigating your own health, there’s something to be said for the restorative powers of self-management. As much as it wears you down physically, chronic pain can have a corrosive psychological effect as well, as it begins to feel like the pain is simply happening to you without you having any role to play in its mitigation.

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Grief Relief: Blue Christmas: Tips for Dealing with Holiday Sadness

Though the December holiday season inspires feelings of warmth, belonging, connection, and joy for many people, there are other individuals for whom the month is one of increased stress, sadness, anxiety, loneliness, and depression.

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Senior Community Takes Steps to Fight Alzheimer’s Disease

The day’s overcast skies could not keep residents and staff of Senior Commons at Powder Mill from participating in the annual Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s, the world’s largest fundraiser for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research.

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Approaching Exercise with Back Pain during a Pandemic

More than 80% of adults suffer from back pain at some point in their lives.

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Grandparents: Test Your Safety Savvy

Among all the duties you may have as a grandparent — such as chief cookie baker, babysitter, homework helper, and sibling-squabble referee — you’re the safety police, too.

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Virtual Workshops Will Encourage Healthy Aging

The York County Area Agency on Aging will host free educational workshops to learn about the “10-KeysTM to Healthy Aging.” The workshops will be taught by a certified health ambassador through the Area Agency on Aging.

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Chronic Pain Management Can’t Wait for Pandemic’s End

When COVID-19 halted all nonessential health services, it begged the question: What types of care can’t be delayed? Treatment for chronic pain, for one. Not only is pain management essential care, it’s even more critical during stressful times.

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