Facebook Twitter
Call Us Today:
724-788-1072

Blog

October 24th, 2019 / By

How a Vegan or Vegetarian Diets May Stop Heart Disease but Increase Stroke Risk

Diets that require a person to avoid either meat or all animal products get a lot of attention for being healthy and for contributing to weight loss. However, there may be a catch to these diets: a higher risk for a certain type of stroke. According to a study published in the BMJ in September … Read More

October 10th, 2019 / By

Make Daily Activities Easier for Your Joints

Having arthritis and other conditions can make tasks like getting out of bed or standing up from a chair difficult to do. Monica Bozeman McClain, OTR, an occupational therapist at Methodist Dallas Medical Center in Texas suggests that older adults focus on two things: 1.) energy conservation and 2.) joint protection. With these two in … Read More

September 25th, 2019 / By

Common Myths About Exercising for Adults

If you are a senior or are currently taking care of one, you have probably heard some people say that exercising can be harmful to older adults. This isn’t completely true. The benefits of exercising for seniors are boundless! To make most of your exercising experience, you have to voluntarily do your own research about … Read More

September 13th, 2019 / By

Importance of Keeping Active for Seniors

A lot of seniors lose their mobility as they age, which is why it is necessary to encourage them to keep exercising. More than 50% of senior citizens spend at least 8.5 hours a day sedentary. Many senior citizens lose their mobility as they age, so exercise for seniors is essential to keep them healthy … Read More