February is National Cancer Prevention month and February 4 was National Cancer Day.
According to the National Foundation for Cancer Research, cancer risk can be decreased with simple healthy lifestyle changes and early detection testing.
Our Decision Guides are designed to help you make good decisions for your future or that of a loved one. There are many factors to consider — financial security, ongoing healthcare, and overall safety and well-being. Our guides offer many answers, however as you go through this process please feel free to contact us anytime should you require more information.
American Baptist Homes of the Midwest has been providing senior healthcare services throughout our Midwest senior living communities for over 85 years. Each unique community offers an array of senior housing and health care options, from independent living apartments to senior assisted living and memory care, rehab and skilled nursing care services.
It’s that time of year again, the holidays are upon us. With Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas around the corner, it’s likely you’ll be seeing a lot of your family members. While it’s always nice to connect with your loved ones, it can also be a good time to have conversations with your aging parents while you’re together.
November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness month. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.
Did you know? October is National Physical Therapy month. As we age it’s important to remember to prioritize our health. One way to do that is by taking care of ourselves when we are in pain.
Are you wondering how you can accomplish that in order to maintain your health? There’s one answer: physical therapy.