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COVID-19 Vaccine Availability

Recently, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use. As you may have heard, after satisfying the requirement that the vaccine be deemed safe and effective, the vaccine is now in the first stages of availability. This is great news.  At this early stage the Centers for Disease Control is …

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5 Healthy New Year’s Resolutions for Older Adults

As we get older, prioritizing our health becomes increasingly important year-after-year. This leads many of us to consider ways we can improve our well-being through adopting healthy New Year’s resolutions. If you don’t know where to begin, start by considering the following age-appropriate lifestyle choices that focus on making this new year the year of …

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Live your Best Life! Recommendations for People 60+ Years

Staying mentally and physically active can help keep you, well, younger — particularly in your 60s, when you’re just getting used to the idea that the reading glasses and wrinkles are here to stay. So what can you expect this decade? Everyone ages differently, and lifestyle plays a major role, but you’ll experience both hard-to-notice …

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Live your Best Life! Recommendations for People in the 60 Plus Age Group

Motivate Your Metabolism and Stay Healthy Congratulations on living your best life! Retirement, senior discounts, and endless hours to enjoy life. For some life is easier than others. Aging increases the risk for health issues, but there are things you can do to reduce these risks. A visit with your Primary Care Practitioner (PCP) can …

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What Is The Difference Between Type 1 And Type 2 Diabetes?

Type 1 and type 2 diabetes are both metabolic diseases that cause your blood sugar to increase and inhibit the production of insulin. Both forms of diabetes generally crossover symptomatically, but they could surface at a different stage in your life and have a few key differences that set them apart.  For starters, type 1 …

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10 Benefits of Having an Active Lifestyle for Seniors

Exercise is crucial to maintaining your health and wellbeing, but it may be even more important in aging and senior adults. While there are concerns surrounding seniors exercising, the health benefits of an active lifestyle far outweigh the risks. It’s true that seniors may take longer to heal and recover from injuries, but moderate exercise …

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Tips from our physical therapist for every age

Staying active is a critical part of maintaining our health no matter how young we are. Regular physical activity reduces our risk of cardiovascular disease, helps with managing weight, and lowers the chances of high blood pressure and type-2 diabetes. The benefits of having an active lifestyle aren’t limited to people in their 20s or …

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