What are the Best Options to Pay for a Home Stair Lift?

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Many aging boomers and seniors in the Lehigh Valley who live in row homes, townhouses, colonials, and other multi-level homes in Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton are asking how to best fund a home stair lift. Despite having trouble “doing the stairs” they are determined to remain living in their homes and determined to find the money to install a residential stair lift.

Most seniors and others are surprised to know that Medicare does not pay for a home stair lift. In fact, only a small percentage of new stair lifts installed each year are paid for with major insurance money or other programs run by the government. Government funding stair lifts are usually done through a Medicaid program for low-income individuals and those who financially qualify. Similarly, depending on where one lives, there can be a state and/or local program available to fund or finance a home stair lift for those who qualify.

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St. Luke’s Dermatologists Offer Skin-Sparring Mohs Surgery Skin Cancer Treatment

Senft Stephen WEBMost older adults, especially women, can remember slathering on baby oil and baking in the sun for hours in pursuit of that perfect tan. Other seniors who worked in construction, farming, and other outdoor professions, never considered applying sunscreen in their youth. At that time, it was considered harmless — even healthy — to soak in the sun’s rays.

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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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7 Self-Care and Wellness Tips to Consider if You Are Over 50

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Taking care of your health after 50 is an art requiring you to maintain your body weight, avoid chronic illness, and battle age-related issues simultaneously. There are many simple and proven ways to balance this so you can stay as healthy as possible as you age.

1. Use IV therapy

IV therapy helps replenish body energy faster than oral supplements and supports a nourishing diet. IV drips loaded with various nutrients can help those over 50 recover from an illness, fight fatigue, or feel energized. NAD IV therapy Palm Springs offered by Drip Hydration helps boost your immunity and strengthen your body enormously. Their IV infusion helps fight age-related issues such as sagging skin and brain fog. Mobile IV medics, My IV Infusion, and the IV Doc are other companies offering similar therapies in Palm Springs.

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Skin Cancer Specialist Urges Older Adults to Protect Their Skin

Wilson Melissa e WEBLess than half of older adults protect their skin from the sun, despite having the highest incidence of skin cancer, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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My Journey to Health Through Weight Loss

Tim Schmoyer 2 webI have been overweight my whole life. I chalked it up to the mix of my genetics and my fast-paced lifestyle. I remember as a boy shopping for clothes in the husky section, which at first I thought was wild and cool until I learned what “husky” meant. Twelve years ago, at a routine doctor visit, my blood pressure was high; my doctor prescribed medication and told me to lose weight. But the meds worked, so I didn’t fuss with the other part.

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