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Cataracts and the Senior Population

Cataracts are a common condition in the older population, but did you know that cataracts are a regular cause of vision loss for 22 million people as young as 40? As the population in the United States continues to age, it is estimated that over 30 million Americans will have cataracts in just a few short years. By the age of 75, most Americans wil...
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Volunteer to Help Seniors During the Holidays

Thanksgiving is over, and it's officially the Christmas holiday season. Shopping malls are becoming more crowded, the to-do lists are growing longer and the excitement for the big day is mounting. The holidays can be a wonderful time for family traditions (both new and established) and sharing the holiday spirit with others. However, the seasonal d...
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How Being Grateful Can Improve Your Health

The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us! While Thanksgiving has recently become the official start of the Christmas shopping season, it remains an opportunity to recognize and acknowledge the many blessings that we enjoy. Being grateful and appreciative is something that should be part of our daily lives, and not just brought out once a year next to th...
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Protecting Your Bones Against Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a familiar condition to many of us if only through our awareness of it and the visual picture we imagine must accompany it. It's likely that the ugly hag who offers Snow White a poisonous apple suffered the effects of osteoporosis on her vertebrae and spine, giving her the stereotypical hunched posture. Cartoon witches not included,...
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Supporting Cancer Awareness

Have you ever noticed that during the month of November, a large contingency of men grow wild and woolly facial hair? While some sports fans have superstitions about not shaving their faces while their favorite team is on a winning streak, the unkempt facial hair you see during November has a very valid and philanthropic purpose. "No-Shave November...
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