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Have a Safe, Not Sorry Summer

Have a Safe, Not Sorry Summer

Summer is finally here and with it comes lots of fun, outdoor activities, and some of our favorite foods. The days will be longer, warmer and many of us will want to be outdoors as much as possible. While there are great times ahead, summer also brings a few dangers, especially to people over 65 years of age. Some older adults can experience heat exhaustion, dehydration and foodborne illnesses. Here are some tips to enjoy the summer and remain safe.…

Health and Fitness Senior Living
Exercise, Balance Training and Fall Prevention for Seniors

Exercise, Balance Training and Fall Prevention for Seniors

As the older adult population ages, physiological changes occur and the probability of falls increases that may result in negative outcomes. These outcomes span from pain, fear, isolation, to a decreased quality of life, high monetary costs, loss of mobility and loss of independence. The Otego fall prevention approach is an evidenced based program that has been developed to address the many variances that affect our aging population.…

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Making Your Summer Healthy and Safe

Making Your Summer Healthy and Safe

The summer months are a great time for outdoor activity but with it comes an increase in the incidence of heat related illnesses, especially for seniors.…

Health and Fitness Senior Living
Retired volleyball coach in Sprenger Hospice Care sets, serves and scores on the court

Retired volleyball coach in Sprenger Hospice Care sets, serves and scores on the court

The thrill of a spike. A great serve. Scoring an ace. All may seem like simple things to the average person, but to Inge Helmetz, these are just a few of her favorite memories. As a retired Volleyball coach, Ms. Helmetz carried her love of playing the game into coaching at St. Peter School in North Ridgeville while her children attended school.…

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