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November 6, 2019

Solo Seniors or Elder Orphans are those aged 65 and older who are aging alone. They may or may not have married. They may or may not have children. They may have family but the immediate family may not be nearby or maybe they are estranged. What they do have in common...

October 2, 2019

The weather has changed. There is a crispness in the air.  As we say goodbye to summer, we welcome the arrival of fall. As with any change of season, there are positive actions we can take to improve or maintain our health.

The change of season is always...

September 5, 2019

It is very annoying going to a doctor's appointment and having to write down all your medical information. How much easier would it be to take the time now and create a document with all your relevant information? Make sure to include your medication list and the dosag...

August 5, 2019

I spent last week mulling over the topic for this month's health blog. As a health advocate, I focus on the well being of my clients. If they are sick, we focus on creating a sane path through the modern medical system maze. We visit doctors, we question, we talk. We m...

June 28, 2019

It is summer which means it's time for me to repost about my love for The Good Farm. My CSA reminds me of Elizabeth Barrett Browning. "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways" immediately comes to my mind. Now for all you English majors out there, I know she wasn't r...

June 3, 2019

When it comes right down to it, our most important commodity is our health. We can have all the money in the world, expensive homes, cars, and designer purses but if we don't have our health the rest suddenly doesn't matter.

Health is a continuum. We are healthy, we get...

May 9, 2019

Anyone who has been following my blog lately knows that I have criticized the modern American Healthcare System. Patients are rushed in and out of their doctor appointments, often spending 15 minutes or less in face to face time with their physicians. In today's medica...

April 2, 2019

It is always a good idea when the season changes to think of the ways we can improve our health. According to the calendar, it is spring in Pennsylvania. I am just waiting for the weather to start to agree with the calendar. I am getting a little tired of wearing my pa...