Walking Tall

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According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), millions of adults aged 65 and older experience falls each year. Falls can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the risk of Continue reading Walking Tall

What You Should Know About…Herbal Supplements

Herbal supplements have become quite popular over the last several years. As more people are exploring alternative and complementary medicines to go along with the more traditional approaches, it’s important to be fully informed before ingesting an herbal supplement. Just Continue reading What You Should Know About…Herbal Supplements

Balance: Safely Within My Reach, Part Two

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Stretching for a pesky, out-of-reach item without proper posture can increase the danger of falling. Two therapists from Avidity Home Health recently gave an interactive training session to Shell Point assisted living residents that demonstrated how to safely reach for Continue reading Balance: Safely Within My Reach, Part Two

Balance: Safely Within My Reach, Part One

For active seniors, a fall can be a serious setback. Knowledge and precaution are the keys to prevention, and Shell Point’s assisted living residents recently benefited from an educational and interactive demonstration on balance with physical therapist Beverly Patten and Continue reading Balance: Safely Within My Reach, Part One