Act F.A.S.T. with a Stroke

Stroke ranks as one of the leading causes of death and disability. The American Stroke Association states that knowing the signs of a stroke can save lives. By learning the acronym F.A.S.T, we can quickly tell if someone is developing Read more…

So, You’ve Been Vaccinated

Getting vaccinated is an exciting step toward enjoying the activities we knew and love before the pandemic, but a shot in the arm won’t magically solve all our problems. After close to a year of pandemic fatigue, the Centers for Read more…

Checkup Questions

Taking an active role in our health care can help ensure we receive the best possible care from the doctor. One way to do this is to make sure to get the most out of the office visit by preparing Read more…

Best Medicine – Laughter

It’s no secret that laughing feels good. Humor is infectious. The sound of roaring laughter is far more contagious than any cough, sneeze, or sniffle. Humor and laughter can help strengthen the immune systems, boost energy, help reduce pain, and Read more…

Low Vitamin D Linked to Headaches

Insufficient levels of vitamin D have been linked to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, depression, and musculoskeletal pain. According to the University of Eastern Finland, The Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor study found low vitamin D may increase the risk Read more…

Medication Management

Family caregivers are often tasked with managing their aging loved ones’ medications. Studies show that 87% of seniors take one prescription drug, 36% take 5 or more, and 38% use over-the-counter medications. Taking medicine correctly is essential for treating our Read more…