Living Longer, Stronger Lives

The goal for most of us is not to simply to live longer lives, but to continue to live healthier, more engaged, more vibrant lives. Groundbreaking scientific studies now reveal that only about 30-35% of the chronic diseases we acquire are genetically based. This is really big news, because it means that approximately 70% of diseases that afflict us can be avoided by making good choices about our health and our lifestyles. What can be

Celebrate National Heart Month! Love Your Heart with Superfoods and Kindness

The heart is a marvel. The most vital of the vital organs, we will live no more than a few seconds without its ceaseless, rhythmic activity. So silent is its faithful work, taking it for granted is inevitable. Until something goes wrong, we may not give our hearts a thought. The human heart is a muscle, unique in its type. It begins its work long before birth and continues for all of life. Acting as

5 Easy and Affordable Accessibility Solutions

Want to stay in your own home? Do you cherish your memories? Are your family and friends close by? Do you like being on your own schedule? #1 Make an Entryway Accessible Install a modular ramp for entry to front, back, or side door. This will eliminate stairs for individuals who have mobility challenges or use a wheelchair a scooter. A modular ramp can be assembled in one day, is removable and reusable, fireproof, slip

Maintain Your Health More Conveniently

Whether we’re filling multiple prescriptions because of our families or just ourselves, we can understand that having to go to the pharmacy to pick up medications each week, or even more often, quickly becomes a demand on our time when we have so many others already. A bill recently passed by the House, now headed to the Senate for consideration, would give Pennsylvanians more of a precious resource – time. House Bill 1800 would make

PA Link & You Working Together

The mission of the PA Link to Aging and Disability Resources is to improve access to long term services and supports for individuals, their loved ones and caregivers, regardless of age, income, or ability, through an integrated network of partner agencies committed to expanding the use of community based solutions, promoting person centered decision making, and enhancing the quality of services. PA Link provides a myriad of services including: • Person-Centered Counseling (PCC) – Is

Struggling with Sleep Apnea?

Are you or a loved one struggling with a CPAP to treat obstructive sleep apnea? The sad truth is that many people who have had CPAP therapy prescribed to treat their obstructive sleep apnea are unable or unwilling to wear their CPAP every night for their entire length of sleep. While some patients are very compliant and use their CPAP faithfully every night as prescribed, there is research that suggests that non-tolerance/non-compliance with CPAP is