Masonic Village staff member Marcia Blome makes her hour-and-a-half commute to Elizabethtown on bike, in recognition of National Bike Month.
According to the Functional Aging Institute, the top three concerns among older adults are losing money, losing independence and losing brain function, but you can still take control of your brain health.
William Anderson spent his early life serving his country as a Marine and 27 years as a field agent with the FBI. He and his wife, Camilla, moved to Masonic Village at Elizabethtown in 2005.
High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a medical condition that affects about 29% of American adults. Fortunately, high blood can be prevented and treated by exercise and a healthy diet.
Balancing the foods necessary for good health with the foods that bring pleasure (but not as many of the essential nutrients) is a lifelong challenge – one that increases in importance as you age.
New research on the benefits of building muscle at 70 and beyond proves pumping iron isn’t just for the young, but also the young at heart. It works to increase their quality of life.
Masonic Village at Elizabethtown is the only facility in Lancaster County to offer a new therapy that improves balance and strength.
As adults age, their sleep patterns often change. It may taker longer to fall asleep than before. Or, you may have a harder time staying asleep, which can result in more naps throughout the day.
Thanks to future residents Ted and Alley Ackroyd, residents, employees and community members who use Masonic Village at Elizabethtown’s Baird Wellness Center can log their exercise hours for a good cause.
As a dietetic intern, one thing I have noticed is that generally people want to improve their eating habits. But there are challenges. Food cravings are one challenge I have faced many times.