Health & Wellness
- Written by George Shannon George Shannon
It’s true, the life of a caregiver can be demanding, difficult, and daunting. I spent seven years of my life in that role, keeping an eye on my wife’s every move.
- Written by Megan Joyce Megan Joyce
For caregivers of people with memory issues, keeping their loved one in a safe space — whether it’s their home or a care facility — is vital to the person’s well-being. But the reality is that 6 in 10 people with dementia will wander away from that safe space at least once.
- Written by Dr. Erica Miller Dr. Erica Miller
Ask a handful of people to describe what comes to mind when they hear the word “old.”
Encouraging evidence indicates that being more physically active is associated with a lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease and a slower rate of cognitive decline in older adults.
The Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging will conduct Medicare annual open enrollment period clinics this fall. APPRISE counselors will be available at these events to assist with Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D plan comparisons and enrollment.
- Written by Suzy Cohen Suzy Cohen
There’s no time like the present to begin the changes necessary for better breast health.