Tips

May 31

Summer Heat Safety for Older Adults

As we move into the summer months of June, July, and August, a word of caution. Too much heat, especially when accompanied by high humidity, should be a concern to all of us, particularly older adults.

April 20

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Twice each year, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in partnership with local law enforcement hosts a National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. This year, the spring take-back day is fast approaching. It will occur on Saturday, April 30.

February 28

Making Every Bite Count

March is National Nutrition month, which aims to equip others with the education needed to make informed food choices while promoting the development of healthy eating and physical activity habits.

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.