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Active Aging Week!

Need some motivation to get active? It’s Active Aging Week! The truth is, every week should be active aging week, but whether you’re a regular exerciser or just now peeling yourself off the couch for the first time – the Institute for Active Aging has great tips to help you get and stay active!

Live Your Adventure: 30 tips for active aging

October 2nd, 2015|Blog|

It’s almost flu season, are you ready?

Did you know that during recent flu seasons, between 80% and 90% of flu related deaths have occurred in people 65 years and older? “Flu season” in the United States can begin as early as October and last as late as May. Getting a flu vaccine can help lessen or even prevent the flu virus. Learn more and get vaccinated to keep yourself and others around you safe.

Read The Key Facts About Seasonal Flu Vaccine from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention to learn more about influenza and why you need to be ready for it.

In our area contact your primary care physician, Walgreens or Smiths pharmacy to find out when vaccines will be available.

September 29th, 2015|Blog|

Wall Street Journal : Communities Struggle to Care for Elderly, Alone at Home

Below is an excellent article from the Wall Street Journal discussing the growing trend of “aging in place” and the obstacles that more elderly individuals are facing today.

Many communities all over the country have a growing elderly population who are in need of some kind of assistance. These issues make our need for strong support organizations and programs like Mountain Home Health Care more important than ever.

Click here to read the full article.

 

September 28th, 2015|Blog|