Health and Fitness

November Gardening Tips and Recipes

With all this Covid-19 induced isolation, its important to stay busy especially now that winter is approaching. Here are some great gardening tips from P. Allen Smith to get you started. “In this special 30 minute monthly Garden Update host, P. Allen Smith has 10 fall gardening tips and recipes for you to try.”

Medicare Open Enrollment Info from Bev Tucker

Medicare open enrollment has started October 15th – December 7th. Bev walks you through some great tips and tricks to get you ready for this season. If you have any questions or would like to make an appointment call us today 1-301-533-9000.

Pets for Seniors

Furry Friends Bring Great Health Benefits to Seniors Having a four-legged, furry companion is good for our mental and physical well-being. That’s true at any age, including during retirement. A pet provides unconditional love and a sympathetic ear on difficult days. For older adults, the health benefits of having a pet are numerous. Let’s lookContinue reading “Pets for Seniors”

Avoiding Falls

Ways to Avoid a Life-Changing Fall Advances in healthcare and other technology are increasingly allowing aging Americans to live longer at home. However, many are unable to continue to do so once they take a serious fall at home. The following steps can be taken to prevent debilitating falls from ever taking place: · RecognizeContinue reading “Avoiding Falls”

Walk Maryland Day

What is Walk Maryland? Walk Maryland is a celebration of our official state exercise–walking! It’s also a call to action to promote awareness about regular walking all year round for physical activity and improved health, engaging Marylanders with fun walks of all sizes and shapes. Oct. 7th markes the 6th Annual Walk Maryland Day celebration where we celebrateContinue reading “Walk Maryland Day”

Gentle Chair Yoga

A 10 minute exercise sequence done completely in sitting, with short breathing exercises at the beginning and end of the video. Developed by the therapists in the Toronto Rehab, Brain and Spinal Cord LEAP Service.

Virtual Doctors

These days, patients can wait an hour or more in a physician’s office for a scheduled appointment. Older adults might resist going because they don’t want to be stuck sitting around waiting for the doctor. Seniors who live in rural communities may put off going to their doctor because the drive is too long orContinue reading “Virtual Doctors”

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