When the temperature drops, older adults run a higher risk of health problems and injuries related to the weather, including hypothermia, frostbite and falls in ice and snow. Here are a few precautions everyone should take this time of year, especially older adults.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is commonly known as emphysema or chronic bronchitis. According to the National Institute on Health (NIH), COPD is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. and a major contributor to long term disability. People with COPD suffer with chronic cough... Continue Reading >
Can’t find your keys? Forget what’s on your grocery list? You’re not alone. We all forget things occasionally. Although there are no guarantees when it comes to preventing memory loss, memory tricks can be helpful. Consider even simple ways from the Mayo Clinic to sharpen your memory – and know... Continue Reading >
When they aren't planning parties, playing games or socializing with their neighbors at The Commons at Stonebrook Village, Norm and Thelma Voegler enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren.
Their desire for simpler, maintenance-free living is what lead them to The Commons... Continue Reading >
Following a family vacation to the beach in 2013, Linda Haluszczak began feeling the symptoms of an upper respiratory infection. Her doctor prescribed medication, but within days, Linda was in extreme distress - she couldn't breathe, her face was drooping and her body was rapidly shutting down... Continue Reading >
For retired pastor John Sloat and his wife, Helen, 2013 was the right time to move into their new Manor Home apartment at Passavant Community. Just three days after moving in, however, Helen fell in their apartment and broke her hip. Several surgeries and... Continue Reading >