Caregiver Support Meetings

Need support? Feeling overwhelmed? If you’re a caregiver supporting a loved one, please join us at this new support group to discuss the challenges and rewards of caregiving, and meet other caregivers sharing the same experience. This is a supportive environment where you can learn coping strategies, new skills and self-care, and get help navigating the many…

osteoporosis in femur bone, human bone anatomy

Quick Facts About Osteoporosis

Did you know… Osteoporosis is a disease where the bones become weak and fragile—osteoporosis meaning “porous bones.” It is more commonly seen in women then men. There are no symptoms with osteoporosis but the likelihood of a bone fracture or break is much higher. The most common bones fractured due to osteoporosis are the hip, backbone and wrist. There are many causes but…

senior man with injured leg falling on snow.

Avoiding Tumbles: Fall Prevention for Seniors

Nobody likes to fall down…it hurts. For some people, especially seniors, falling is more than an inconvenience or a sore wrist; it can cause serious health problems. It’s important to speak with your doctor and healthcare team about ways to prevent falls. Minimize your risk of falling Monitor medications: You may be taking medications that make you feel weak, dizzy…