Lifestyles over 50 Coming to Chester and Delaware Counties

Lifestyles over 50 is excited to announce that we will be publishing a new issue serving Chester and Delaware Counties. Look for issues early in 2020 at local doctors' offices, libraries, hospitals, fitness centers, and other community locations. The Chester and Delaware County issue will follow the Lifestyles over 50 tradition of encouraging vibrant and healthy living with current articles, a calendar of events, games, puzzles, trivia, and other valuable resources.

Laser Procedure Treats Unsightly and Painful Varicose Veins

Dr. DiMaggio web"A minor surgical procedure that uses laser energy to treat varicose veins lessens pain, discomfort, and the blue or purple lines on the legs, ankles, and feet," says St. Luke’s vascular surgeon, Calogero DiMaggio, DO.

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Make Up Missed Doctor Appointments This Summer

Anmolsingh Roopa 2x3 webWith its long days and warm weather, summer is the perfect time to catch up on medical appointments missed during the COVID-19 shutdown, says Roopa Anmolsingh, MD of St. Luke’s Senior Care Associates.

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How Long, O Lord?

Be Strong Never Give Up webWhen the COVID-19 virus first hit the headlines, it seemed we didn’t know what to think. Once we were bombarded with headlines and mandates, we were afraid to think about what we were afraid of. Now that many places are opening up, there is still a lot of uncertainty, and we don’t know what to think. We had hoped this situation would go away in a short time, but one constant theme throughout this pandemic has been, “How long?” How long will it last? How long must we wear masks? How long will businesses be closed? How long before a vaccine is found? The longer we wait, the more plaintive our “How longs” get.

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A Safe Transition from Hospital to Home

Nest in Place Man with laptop webCOVID-19 has dominated not only the headlines, but also the headspace of people across the planet. Physical restrictions and perceived limitations have dramatically altered the routines of life.
Unfortunately, the presence of the coronavirus has not created the absence of other diseases, accidents, and injuries that also cause people to seek medical care. As individuals receive care and transition between hospital, rehab facility, and home, they can now do so with greater peace of mind.

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1972: Looking Back

honda civic 1972

 

  • The Honda Civic is imported to the U.S. for the first time.
  • President Nixon signs a bill authorizing a $5.5 billion, 6-year program, to develop a Space Shuttle craft.
  • The U.S. Surgeon General reported that cigarettes are severely harmful to health.
  • President Nixon arrives in Beijing and meets with Chairman Mao Zedong and Premier Zhou Enlai, ending U.S. hostility toward the People’s Republic of China.
  • U.S. Democratic Presidential Candidate George Wallace is shot and paralyzed in Maryland.

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