Fall Prevention

As our bodies age and change, the risk of falling and incurring a serious injury increases. Each year, one in every three adults ages 65 or older has a serious fall, with more than 2 million people treated in emergency rooms for fall-related injuries. Along with the pain and impact to health and independence, aContinue reading “Fall Prevention”

Knee & Ankle Pain

The Facts Over the course of our lives, our knees and ankles are under constant assault from everyday movement. It may not seem like much, but years’ worth of walking, running and basic activity can leave a painful, cumulative mark on the joints and bones in these areas. For athletes or other highly active people,Continue reading “Knee & Ankle Pain”

Living with Incontinence

Most people treat incontinence, or having problems controlling when to go to the bathroom or the ability to “hold it in,” as an embarrassing, guarded secret. For many, the first time it happens is confusing and isn’t always in an ideal setting. However, incontinence is a widespread condition with a range of causes, affecting oneContinue reading “Living with Incontinence”

Immune System Boosters for Seniors

Flu season typically ranges from October to May in the United States and can affect individuals from any age group. Symptoms can be mild or severe and typically last from one to two weeks. Although most cases do not induce serious problems, there is a greater risk for those who are 65 years and older.Continue reading “Immune System Boosters for Seniors”