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Give Your Immune System a Boost

What are you doing to try and stay healthy during the pandemic? “During times like these, it’s easy for some of the basics to get away from us,” recreation coordinator Jodi Wendl, Masonic Village at Lafayette Hill, shared during a

July 14th, 2020|Care, Health, Wellness|

Healthy Brain Aging

The aging process affects each person differently, exaggerating strengths and weaknesses. However, medical research has found that memory and attention are most affected by aging, since, according to Dr. Charles Duffy, a neurologist at Penn State Health's Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, "memory requires attention and attention requires memory."

June 19th, 2020|Care, Health, Wellness|

The Genetics of Parkinson’s Disease

Approximately 1% of individuals age 65 and older, and 3% to 5% over age 85, develop Parkinson's disease, a neurogenative disorder that affects dopamine production in the brain. Learn more from Dr. Thomas Tropea, a neurologist, movement disorder specialist and assistant professor of Neurology at the Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.

January 30th, 2020|Health|

Living Heart Healthy

Did you know heart disease is the number one cause of death for both men and women in the United States? It is an equal-opportunity killer which claims over 600,000 million lives annually.

January 27th, 2020|Health, Wellness|
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