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Labral Tears and Rotator Cuff Injuries – Regenerative Treatments for Common Shoulder Pain Conditions

By Debra K. Brinker, RN The shoulder is a unique joint providing an incredible range of motion for daily living and sports. The downside to all that motion is shoulder instability, if this ball and socket joint becomes injured, it can lead to shoulder instability. As the shoulder becomes unstable, it can start making a clunking or clicking noise. It is …

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HOW TO DECREASE YOUR RISK OF PROSTATE CANCER

By Michelle Haessler, M.D. One in six men will develop prostate cancer in their lifetime. Whereas, many men will have a type of nonaggressive prostate cancer that is referred to as “low grade” and never need treatment, many will develop a more aggressive form of prostate cancer, which will require treatment. This treatment could consist of hormonal treatment, surgery, radiation …

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Healthy Aging In Your Own Home

Healthy Aging In Your Own Home

The issues of aging often include health related disorders that make it difficult for individuals to take care of themselves from time to time.  Private duty care providers that come to you are the wave of the future.  Private duty nursing and support can help you and your loved ones age healthfully in the convenience of your own residence. Examples of …

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When Should Elderly Drivers Hang Up the Car Keys?

When Should Elderly Drivers Hang Up the Car Keys?

As a group, seniors age 80 and older have the highest rate of fatal crashes per mile driven, even higher than for teens, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Simply put, too many people continue driving when it’s no longer safe for them to do so. Many seniors may notice changes in their own driving ability and as …

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Your Immune System is Aging Too!

Your Immune System is Aging Too!

Aging Immune systems Have you noticed that certain things happen as you age?  Maybe you are tire more easily and need more sleep, or don’t have as much endurance as you once had.  Do you get sick more often?  Does it take you longer to get over a cold or the flu?  Older bodies get hit harder with viruses and …

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IS A REVERSE MORTGAGE RIGHT FOR YOU?

IS A REVERSE MORTGAGE RIGHT FOR YOU?

By Mark E. Ary, MBA – Senior Licensed Loan Originator Many people decide to move forward with a reverse mortgage for various reasons, but if you’re suffering from a chronic health condition, it could be the answer you’ve been looking for. Because our population is living longer, people are searching for viable options to help them live out their best life. …

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IS A REVERSE MORTGAGE RIGHT FOR YOU?

IS A REVERSE MORTGAGE RIGHT FOR YOU?

By Mark E. Ary, MBA Senior Licensed Loan Originator A Reverse Mortgage is a great way to address deferred maintenance and safety issues needed for you or your parent’s home. Most homeowners may not consider the safety issues caused by deferred maintenance to one’s home as a concern or long-term objective, as the concept of home safety is normally seen as …

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DIABETES & HEARING LOSS

DIABETES & HEARING LOSS

By W.L. “Hunter” Huntley, III, HAS., BC-HIS According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and the National Institute of Health (NIH), diabetics are two times more susceptible to contract hearing loss than those without the disease. Of the 86 million adults thought to have pre-diabetes, the rate of hearing loss is 30% higher than those with normal blood sugar. In …

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How Heat Affects your Heart

How Heat Affects your Heart

August is “Safety Month” and while we take the time to consider all of the preventative ways to protect ourselves, we often overlook the negative effects that these hot summer months have on our cardiovascular systems. With weather approaching the upper 90’s and on some days, triple digits, the heat can be unbearable at times and downright dangerous, this is particularly …

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Independent Pharmacy Offers Unparalleled Custom-Made Services

Independent Pharmacy Offers Unparalleled Custom-Made Services

By: Justin Ceravolo, PharmD Selecting a pharmacy for your family’s needs can seem challenging, especially when there seems to be a drugstore on every corner. Although corporate pharmacies have several benefits, it is important to know that local independent pharmacies offer a distinct set of benefits – a focus on providing individualized attention and unique custom-made services. For more than 40 …

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