Health & Wellness
Free Fall-Prevention Classes Scheduled
The York County Area Agency on Aging will host free classes for people to learn how to manage the risk of falling and increase activity levels.
Can You Travel Safely with the Delta Variant?
- Written by Dan Richards Dan Richards
Perhaps you’re planning a fall getaway to wine country? Maybe your college-aged loved ones are heading off to a study-abroad program? Or possibly your boss decided it’s time to restart domestic, even international, business travel again?
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.
Living with Kidney Stones: Decreasing Your Risk and Navigating the Healthcare System
- Written by Samantha Bowick, MPH Samantha Bowick, MPH
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.
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.
Over 2 Million Americans May Have Undiagnosed Atrial Fibrillation
More than a decade ago, afib was a little-known condition.
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?
70% of Americans Have Experienced Trauma: Recognize the Signs of PTSD
- Written by Brian Reese Brian Reese
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can affect any of us.
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.