Health & Wellness
- Written by Rand McClain Rand McClain
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.
Feelings of isolation, depression, fatigue, and anxiety are wearing down family caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Written by Megan Joyce Megan Joyce
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.
- Written by Victor M. Parachin Victor M. Parachin
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.
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.
- Written by Dr. Kirstie Griffiths Dr. Kirstie Griffiths
More than 80% of adults suffer from back pain at some point in their lives.
- Written by BPT BPT
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.