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.

Quicker Recovery with Robotic Knee Surgery

Sadler Adam rgbNext-generation robotic knee surgery provides real-time data about the anatomy of each specific joint to provide patients with an incredibly precise and personal fit. And best of all, it’s available right here in the Lehigh Valley. St. Luke’s University Health Network was one of the first five healthcare systems in the nation to install the new VELYS Robotic-Assisted Solution technology in its hospitals, according to Adam Sadler, DO, of St. Luke’s Orthopedic Care.

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The Comfort of Canine Companions

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Therapy Dogs Provide Comfort in Difficult Times

Often called “man’s best friend,” dogs can have a special place in a person’s heart. They are non-judgmental and sensitive to a person’s feelings. These are especially noble and helpful traits that dogs are happy to share with people in emotional situations.

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Fun, Festivals, Food, and Frivolity — Things To See, Hear, and Do in the Valley

Kutztown Folk Festival Quilts Mennonites webYou don’t have to be the Valley’s oldest resident to enjoy the country’s oldest continuously-operated folklife festival. This nine-day event draws visitors from all over the world, entertaining families while providing valuable insight into the traditions of the Pennsylvania Dutch and their fascinating way of life. Quilts, crafts, food, fun, entertainment, kidstuff, and antique building — machts gut! The Kutztown Folk Festival is ADA-approved and wheelchair-accessible. Wheelchairs and scooters are available for rent. July 2 – 10, 9 AM to 6 PM daily. 450 Wentz St., Kutztown | kutztownfestival.com.

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Dementia-Friendly Lehigh Valley: Awareness. Education. Empowerment.

DFLVLogoThe Lehigh Valley Dementia-Friendly Coalition seeks to raise awareness of, and reduce the stigma surrounding, Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders through our Dementia-Friendly Lehigh Valley initiative.

Approximately 25,000 individuals are living with Alzheimer’s in the Lehigh Valley.

The vision of the Lehigh Valley Dementia-Friendly Coalition is to create a greater community that embraces and encourages people with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders by cultivating dignity, empowerment, and autonomy.

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Advice from a Flamingo

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For me, summer is all about the flamingo!

Flamingos are not native to the Lehigh Valley (unless you count the Lawnus Plasticus Walmarticus that migrates to front yards every summer).

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Memorial Day Tribute and History

memorial day webVeterans have served this country and will always honor those who have paid the ultimate price. As a veteran, Memorial Day holds a special place in my heart and in the hearts of all veterans. No matter in what capacity veterans serve, they all know the sacrifice those honored veterans and their families have made.

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