Seniors and Flu PreventionFlu season is in full swing yet again. While a bout with the flu virus is rough for everyone, seniors have a higher risk of contacting the flu and experience more severe symptoms as the virus takes its course. The flu is a highly contagious respiratory illness, and in some cases can even be fatal.
Osteoporosis Prevention TipsThe word osteoporosis means “porous bone.” It’s a disease that occurs when the body’s bone mass decreases, doesn’t make enough bone, or both, which causes the bones to become weak and brittle. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), approximately 10 million Americans currently have the condition, with another 43 million at risk for the disease due to low bone density.