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Regular maintenance is an essential part of keeping a vehicle in tip-top shape. The same is true of the human body, particularly the joints
Men don’t have the best track record when it comes to taking care of themselves. It’s safe to say we all know someone who is just plain stubborn about going to the doctor.
You get your fill of vitamins C and D by eating oranges and soaking in a little sun each day, which is good for your body and mind. Small habits like these can have a big impact on your overall health and help you feel your best each day.
From the Dining Rooms of Rockynol Retirement Community to your home! Enjoy this super quick and easy-to-make Grilled Chicken w/ Red Pepper Pesto sandwich recipe from Rockynol's Chef Brian and Chef Brian and Chef Andrew.
As health care becomes more complex, a good patient-doctor relationship depends more than ever on good communication, experts say. That’s especially true for older patients.
Approximately 20 percent of Americans live with hearing loss, according to the Hearing Loss Association of America. If you’re among them, you may think all you need to do in order to hear better is to turn up the volume.
Of all the health issues you may face as you age, vision problems can be particularly devastating. Yet, a new study reveals that many people still don’t understand the leading cause of legal blindness for older Americans.
For patients and physicians alike, the current health care environment has never been more promising, but it’s also frustrating.
Elder abuse is a devastating reality for many older adults. The effects of elder abuse range from financial loss to physical injury or even death.
Michael Snowden was just 12 and his sister 16 when their mother began to exhibit symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Although they didn’t receive a definitive diagnosis until seven years later, the need to assume caregiving roles while still in their teens profoundly affected their lives.