Safeguarding Against Senior Identity Theft
By Sheila Burba, Medicare Assistance Program Counselor, Life Senior Services A common scam targeting seniors is identity theft. Identity theft occurs when without your consent, someone uses your personal information (Social Security, credit card, or driver’s license number) to access your accounts, open up new accounts, or apply for loans or mortgages. Medical identity theft...Read more
Water exercise: Debunking “No pain; no gain”
By Dr. Mary Nole, Director of Saint Simeon’s Wellness Center No pain, no gain – or so the saying goes. Contrary to popular belief, though, exercise does not have to hurt in order to be effective. Water exercise can be a pain-free, fun form of exercise for senior adults. In fact, water exercise has been...Read more
Are Men Getting Healthier?
By Gina Sides, RN, Manager of Saint Simeon’s Memory Center According to a recent report from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), the life expectancy for U.S. males grew by 4.6 years between 1989 and 2009. It is predicted the modern men will live to be an average age of 76.2 vs. 81.3...Read more
Alzheimer’s Disease: Just What Is It, and What Can I Do About It?
In this presentation by Saint Simeon’s Director of Nursing, Sue Slama, learn symptoms and causes of dementia, stages of Alzheimer’s disease, treatments and more. Download the PowerPoint presentation here.Read more
6 Ways to Protect Your Joints
By Dr. Mary Nole, Director of the Wellness Center at Saint Simeon’s Joint protection is a proven strategy to help you manage arthritis pain and perform daily activities more easily. Arthritic joints can’t tolerate as much stress as healthy joints can, so pushing, pulling or twisting motions can be painful. Dr. Mary Nole shares six...Read more