Tag Archives: senior health

LESSONS FROM A CHRISTMAS KNEE

RETIREMENT COACHING – DEBBIE DRINKARD GROVUM – Husband Paul got a new knee for Christmas. No house guests or trips in the near future and a slower work time for Paul made Mid-December the best time to set aside a … Continue reading

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KNOW HOW TO RECOGNIZE THE SIGNS OF A STROKE

LIVING HEALTHY – DR. ROBIN MILLER – Each year in the U.S. over 700,000 people suffer a stroke and over 143,000 people die as a result. Three-quarters of those who suffer a stroke are over 65 years old. It is … Continue reading

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YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT IS PROVING TO BE TRUE

LIVING HEALTHY – DR. ROBIN MILLER – I have a patient who moved away and recently decided to see me for a holistic health visit.  She is a woman in her early 70’s who had spent a good part of … Continue reading

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NATURAL REMEDIES: TO USE OR NOT TO USE?

LIVING HEALTHY – DR. ROBIN MILLER – As a practitioner of Integrative medicine, the majority of my patients prefer herbal remedies to modern medications. When my patients come to see me initially, I always ask them to bring their supplements. … Continue reading

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STIFF BETWEEN LEGS

TRAVEL AND PHOTOGRAPHY – BILL FERRY – Yes, you read that headline right but it is the name of one of the teams of a recently completed 200 mile relay race that passed through our town. Usually comprised of 12 athletes … Continue reading

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A BREAKTHROUGH FOR SENIORS WITH LOW VISION

TECHNOLOGY AND YOU – GARY M. KAYE  – Annoyances can turn into truly challenging disabilities as we age.  For many years we’ve been hearing that one day technology could really help overcome low vision or blindness, hearing loss, or loss … Continue reading

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OUTTA MY WAY SONNY!

LIVING HEALTHY – ANDY BAXTER– I was visiting with my friend Virgil two days ago.  For the select group of you reading this who has read my book, Racing Yesterday, you will no doubt remember Virgil;   Virgil the Cal pitching … Continue reading

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ATTITUDE IS ALMOST EVERYTHING

LIVING HEALTHY – ANDY BAXTER– In the course of any given day, my staff and I will see a broad range of folks in various states of disrepair and in need of exercise, both generally and for specific conditions.  Yes … Continue reading

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OF GEORGES AND BARBARAS AND BILLS

LIVING HEALTHY – ANDY BAXTER– At our facilities, which offer medically protocoled exercise programs for people over fifty, the practice of throwing big sticks about haphazardly is frowned upon.  Overhead throwing motions with big sticks can be particularly hard on … Continue reading

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ALL THAT GAS BETWEEN THE CHEEKS!

LIVING HEALTHY – DR. ROBIN MILLER– I would estimate that one out of every 4 women I see complains of having too much gas.  Over the last 5 years I have had 2 men bring up gas issues, and they … Continue reading

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