COPING WITH THE HOLIDAYS: Helpful Tips to Assist Caregivers and Their Loved Ones

Having the “Holiday Blues” can bring feelings of disappointment, depression, anxiety, and dread that last through the holidays and into the New Year, especially for seniors and their caregivers. Seniors may feel isolated, alone, scared and depressed. Many caregivers may feel stretched beyond their limits, frustrated, and overwhelmed by the sheer responsibility that has been … Continue reading COPING WITH THE HOLIDAYS: Helpful Tips to Assist Caregivers and Their Loved Ones

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Area business offers safer bathing options

When Gary Mehalic was looking for a business to go into, he had only to look at his interest in helping seniors and combine it with his awareness of new options that were becoming available in bathtub design. “I had senior friends who needed help in this area,” he said, referring to the need for … Continue reading Area business offers safer bathing options

Stem Cells Extend Stroke Treatment Window

Ivanhoe Newswire – It can happen in an instant. A stroke can leave a person debilitated and dependent on others. While some clinical trials are focusing on extending the treatment window, the time patients can receive life-saving drugs, researchers are now also using stem cells to repair the damage to patients’ brains. Julian Fowles was … Continue reading Stem Cells Extend Stroke Treatment Window

New Health and Wellness Information at the Library

By Kelly Barker Fulfill your prescription for information at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, where wellness knowledge is at your fingertips. Endure: mind, body, and the curiously elastic limits of human performance by Alex Hutchinson, Health Information Neighborhood 617.1027 HUT Limits are an illusion: Endure is a revolutionary book that reveals the secrets of reaching … Continue reading New Health and Wellness Information at the Library

New Health & Wellness Info at the Library – Mar. 2018

By Lissa Staley   Fulfill your prescription for information at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, where wellness knowledge is at your fingertips. Tears of Salt: a doctor's story by Pietro Bartolo Health Information Neighborhood 610.92 BAR Situated more than one hundred miles off Italy's southern coast, the rocky island of Lampedusa has hit world headlines … Continue reading New Health & Wellness Info at the Library – Mar. 2018

New Health & Wellness Info at the Library

By Lissa Staley Fulfill your prescription for information at the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, where wellness knowledge is at your fingertips. Enviromedics: the impact of climate change on human health by Jay Lemery.   Health Information Neighborhood 615.902 LEM        While the subject of climate change is often in the news and social media, and its … Continue reading New Health & Wellness Info at the Library