Conference Focuses on Alcohol, Opioid Addiction in Older Adults

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne recently attended and spoke at the Phoebe Institute on Aging’s Fall Conference, “Understanding Addiction and Older Adults,” at DeSales University.

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Dear Pharmacist: The 6 Best Foods to Eat if You Have Arthritis

If you have arthritis, you know what to expect every day when you get up in the morning: trying to find a comfortable way to sit; grocery shopping, where it’s one painful step in front of the other; or difficulty buttoning your shirt.

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Get Help Navigating Medicare

The York County Area Agency on Aging’s APPRISE program will offer free, personalized counseling during Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period, which ends Dec. 7.

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Best Home Remedies for Back-Pain Relief

With low back pain affecting 8 in 10 Americans at some point in their lives, many people wonder what their options are for treating the occasional back pain flare-up safely and effectively at home.

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Grief Relief: Grief Doesn’t Take a Holiday

When my wife, Linda, died earlier in the year, her loss left my family and me feeling confused about how to celebrate because she was the driving energy behind our holiday gatherings.

– Neal

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Dear Pharmacist: You Will Never Look at Pumpkin Pie the Same

The other day I was eating a banana and decided to dip it in some fresh pumpkin butter that I had bought. At no other time of year would this “pumpkin” thought-seed ever float through my head.

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Free Health Screenings Offered Nov. 3

Geisinger Holy Spirit will offer free health screenings on Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to noon in the hospital auditorium, 503 N. 21st St., Camp Hill.

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Got Diabetes? Get off the Couch and Work Your Core

If you suffer from diabetes, you already know that staying fit greatly benefits your health.

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Landmark Alzheimer’s Study Urgently Seeks Volunteers

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death overall in the United States and affects more than 5 million Americans. According to experts, this number could triple to nearly 16 million people by 2050.

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