Health Info & Resources for Seniors
The holiday months of November and December offer many opportunities to gather with family and friends in celebration. But, as the dreary days of winter drag on, we often find ourselves staying home or drastically limiting outdoor activities causing feelings of seclusion. We have all heard of the “winter blues,” but how can you combat boredom and loneliness starting now?
Start a New Healthy Habit Each Month
Whether you’re looking for a new job, continuing to work in your current position or caring for grandchildren, be sure to take care of your health. By doing so you’ll be more successful and enjoy the task at hand.
Carrie Fleckenstein, St. Luke’s University Health Networks Senior Network Director, Senior Care Services, suggests that the New Year is the perfect time to resolve to make your health a higher priority. “After the hustle and bustle of the holidays, life slows down so take advantage of the lull in activity and make an annual health plan” Carrie suggests.
Dental device helps overcome sleep apnea. Many people believe the hectic pace of today’s life is the reason for their lack of energy, sleepiness during the day, and the inability to focus or concentrate well. But is the stress of life really the culprit, or is there something else that has affected the health and well-being of millions of people without them realizing it? The “not so silent killer” of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) can be found in over a third of the population and has become a significant contributor to health issues such as diabetes, heart attack, stroke, depression, and others.
With the advent of body joint replacement, it becomes only natural that dental implants are the obvious answer when it comes to teeth which are no longer able to function as they should. Dental implants are becoming the “go to” solution for many people because of their effectiveness, ease of placement and affordability.
Chef Paul Strouse, Kirkland Village
What do you enjoy cooking and how do you maintain variety in your food?
My favorite specialty dishes are mainly from classic French cuisine. I also enjoy cooking Italian food, English and American comfort foods. We are always looking for new and trendy recipes to introduce to our residents.
Microsurgical Procedure Uses Fat from Abdomen (Like Tummy Tuck) to Rebuild Breast
Many women who have had a mastectomy as part of their cancer treatment feel that breast reconstruction is an important part of their healing process. And today, plastic surgeons are able to rebuild breasts that look and feel more natural.