Tips

December 9

…And to All a Good Night!

Universally, industry health experts recommend that adults get between 7-9 hours of sleep every night. Sleep is considered an essential function necessary to maintaining and maximizing health, safety, and quality of life.

December 1

A Winter of Shivers and Older Adults

Prepare for a Winter of Shivers, predicts the 2022 Old Farmers’ Almanac. Bone-chilling temperatures are expected across much of the United States. With the meteorological start of winter occurring on Dec. 1, please remember that cold weather can cause hypothermia and older adults are especially vulnerable.

November 9

The Benefits of Sunlight

Sunlight is very important for our wellbeing. Here are some important factors to “bring to light”. 

October 19

Finding the Medicare Plans that Best Meet Your Needs in the New Year

For those of us on Medicare, this is a very important time of year. As the Medicare Open Enrollment Period continues, compare the plans available for 2022 that will best work for you and your loved ones.

October 5

The ‘C’ Word—Breast Cancer Awareness Month

During the month of October people pause to show their love and support for the millions of lives that have been affected by breast cancer.

July 19

Tips to Avoid Becoming a Victim of Identity Theft, Scams

Calls about scams and identity theft are one of the most prevalent calls the [Police] department gets.. The reason why is that identity theft is a high reward, low risk crime. The chances of being caught are slim, particularly because the scammers usually operate from outside the United States.

July 8

Getting the Most Out of Medicare

There may be changes to your current health and drugs plans that impact what is covered, the costs and the benefits. There may be plans that will better meet your needs. You may be able to save money or get extra benefits.

June 29

The Dog Days of Summer and Older Adults

Gardant wants to remind you that high temperatures, especially when accompanied by high levels of humidity, should be of particular concern to older adults.

May 6

With Stroke, Think FAST

If you suspect that someone is having a stroke, we are advised to Think FAST (Face, Arms, Speech and Time).

April 20

National Drug Take-Back Day

Saturday, April 24, is a National Drug Take-Back Day. Locations will be available throughout the country for you to dispose of your unused or expired medications anonymously in a convenient, safe and responsible manner.