* Health Issues

March 25, 2019

Why Do We Attend Support Groups?

Especially after having gone through a life-threatening illness? Do we want reminders of what may have been a difficult time for us? Apparently, we do. Wendy Griffith, LCSW, a senior social work counselor at The University […]
March 22, 2019

How to Have a Healthy Heart – The AHA’s “Simple 7”

Want to reduce your risk of death from cardiovascular diseases and stoke? A few years ago, the American Heart Association (AHA) launched a program known as “Life’s Simple 7.” Their goal is to improve the cardiovascular […]
March 21, 2019

Signs of a Heart Attack in Older Adults

We often think of a heart attack occurring like it does in the movies. The victim will suddenly grab his chest, fall to the floor, proclaims “I am having a heart attack,” and passes out cold. […]
March 20, 2019

6 Easy Ways to Prevent Arthritis

While surgery and medications can help arthritis sufferers, the best course is to not get arthritis to begin with! Preventing a disease like arthritis does not have to require hours at the gym or a closet […]
March 19, 2019

Coping with Interpersonal Stress

“Stress Kills” was the bumper sticker from the 80s! And it is true. Some research puts it up there with smoking as a major cause of chronic and fatal diseases. While our ancestors had lions, tigers […]
March 18, 2019

Vitamin D Deficiency and Seniors

“Go outside and get some sun!” How many times have we heard this as children? It turns out that there is a great deal of wisdom to this statement! Vitamin D deficiency has become, according to […]
March 15, 2019

Provide Peace of Mind, not Tough Choices

As I walked into the ICU room, I noticed a terminally ill patient who was receiving every life sustaining medical intervention available. Tubes and monitors were everywhere, small electrodes were taped to the patients chest, and […]
March 13, 2019

Unconditional Love and Companionship

March 8, 2019

Understanding Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis

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