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Flu Season: What You Should Know

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

December 3rd, 2018|Health|

Protecting Our Most Vulnerable Residents

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.

July 27th, 2018|Care, Health|

How to Avoid Adverse Drug Interactions

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.

January 20th, 2018|Health|

Multivitamins: Does Everybody Benefit?

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.

November 29th, 2016|Health|

Preventing Shingles

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.

September 14th, 2016|Health|

Dealing with Depression

Depression is a very common medical problem among older adults, and is often broken down into two categories: major depression and minor depression.

September 7th, 2016|Health|

Best Foods for Sight

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.

April 12th, 2016|Health|