Heat exhaustion and heat stroke can escalate rapidly. Know the signs and symptoms, and when to seek medical help. Read More.
The National Eye Institute has great information about cataract symptoms, risk factors, and treatment options. They are also conducting important research focusing on factors associated with the development of age-related cataract. Read More.
Tuning up your bike, being safe when using your ladder to clean gutters, and more good tips for having a safe and healthy start to spring. Read More.
This month we recognize the extraordinary work of our occupational therapy team. Here are 5 benefits of occupational therapy for elderly patients. Read More.
A new study found that six months of walking may actually improve your thinking skills. New research from the Journal of Neurology indicates the link between improved cardiovascular health and neurocognitive functioning. Read More.
Here’s some important information about Diabetes, including the signs and symptoms. Plus, a list of articles with scientific evidence related to physical therapist management of diabetes. Read More.
Older adults prescribed an opioid pain medication often are not given critical information about how to safely use the drug. This includes an understanding of the risks, side effects and proper disposal of leftover pills. Read More.
A new study shows that older adults receiving physical therapy are at a lower risk for an emergency department (ED) visit for a fall-related injury. Studies have in the past shown that older adults who follow special PT or exercise routines after a fall can reduce the risk of future falls. Falls are the leading cause of illness and death among Americans aged 65 and older. Read More.
A new study shows how cycling and other exercise for older adults can actually protect the immune system. This study highlights the beneficial impact of physical activity on adaptive immune function in old age. Read More.
An interesting study about how to receive even greater benefits when taking your next walk. Being more mindful of your breathing and surroundings may help lower stress and anxiety. Read More.