As we age, our eyesight inevitably changes, and so we must focus on new ways to maintain it. Older people with diabetes need to take special care of their vision health, because they’re more prone to certain eye diseases.
· Flip the script. Think of life-work balance rather than work-life balance.
It takes, on average, eight minutes for paramedics to respond to the scene of an emergency, according to Jim Callipare, a health and PE teacher at Armstrong Junior-Senior High School. So, in an attempt to create more first responders in Armstrong County, and potentially save lives or just buy time before paramedics arrive, students at the school took part in hands-only CPR training on Nov. 18.
Six of every 10 Americans are living with at least one chronic condition, including diabetes and heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Chronic diseases can significantly impact one’s ability to lead a full life and are among the leading driver of healthcare costs.
A travel consultant talks safety and convenience when it comes to vacationing
There are several well-known factors that contribute to aging: smoking, stress, sun exposure and genetics, among them. But what you may not realize is what you put on your plate can also cause you to look beyond your year.
If there’s one thing people of different nationalities, cultures and backgrounds have in common, it’s health. And although cultural and familial aspects such as diet and fitness certainly play a role in health and wellness — for better or for worse — disease and illness do not discriminate.
If you’ve ever been a pet parent you know animals love to explore and taste just about everything in their path. Unfortunately, there are things at home that our furry friends shouldn’t eat. In fact, according to the ASPCA in 2018, the Animal Poison Control Center (APCC) received an average of 1,200 calls daily and assisted 266,554 animals.
As people live longer, they struggle with the challenge of a breaking-down body, fizzling finances and what old even means.
Two local retirees discuss how they planned for retirement and eased their transitions from the workplace.