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.
With the new year less than a month away, it’s time to start thinking of any resolutions you want to make. Each year, we are given an opportunity to rejuvenate our lives and start fresh. Whether you make one resolution or 10, it can be good to set goals for yourself.
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.
Each year in October, we raise awareness and highlight the importance of education and research of the most common cancer in American women besides skin cancer: breast cancer.
According to the American Cancer Society’s estimates for breast cancer in the U.S. for 2018, about 266,120 cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in women.