It's that time of year again ... flu season. Did you get your flu shot? Masonic Villages has your flu season survival guide. Keep reading to learn how to stay healthy and avoid the flu this year, as well as protect
Preventing, monitoring and treating infections is important for all health care facilities to keep one case from turning into dozens and ensuring the comfort of residents. For the Masonic Village at Elizabethtown, protecting 453 residents who reside in the Masonic Health Care Center is a top priority, including reducing a dependency on antibiotics by 10 percent.
Registered Nurse Ashley Watts supports Masonic Village Hospice patients and families through some of the most difficult days of their lives.
While anyone can experience a drug interaction, seniors are often more at risk. Lifestyle changes, consistency and communication with medical professionals can keep you from encountering drug interactions.
It is crucial that Senate leaders not bring the proposed “Graham-Cassidy” health care bill before the Senate. Please contact your lawmakers today and ask them to oppose this bill.
Imagine asking for a drink and being told “no,” or that you already have one. For someone with dementia who lives in a long-term care community, hearing “no” can be confusing and disappointing.
After studying nutritional sciences for five years, I have found that more and more of the population believes multivitamins, rather than whole foods, are the “one-stop-shop” for optimal nutrition.
Shingles, or herpes zoster, is a common illness among older adults. For many years, researchers have been raising questions as to why this is the case.
Depression is a very common medical problem among older adults, and is often broken down into two categories: major depression and minor depression.
While foods cannot magically prevent or cure illness, making sure the body has all of the nutrients it needs can help decrease the risk of disease.