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Parkinson's disease, a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that steals cognitive capacity and movement control, is a foe that can be better fought given new research and treatment.  … more
Dear Members of the SC Legislature, NYS DOH, Residents of Sullivan County and the State of New York, Good Morning, Thank you for listening to our letter that is being read. Yes, our letter … more
NATIONWIDE — Stroke survivors were more likely to remain physically active or even exercise more after their stroke if they lived in neighborhoods with easy access to recreational centers and … more
Lacking social connection increases the risk of premature death by more than 60 percent, according to the Surgeon General’s advisory on the devastating impact of the epidemic of loneliness and … more
HONESDALE, PA — Wayne Memorial Hospital has been recertified for three years as a Primary Stroke Center (PSC). A PSC “has the necessary staffing, infrastructure and programs to … more
NATIONWIDE — One month after hospital evaluation for stroke-like symptoms, people whose symptoms were attributed to another condition were three times more likely to have an increased risk of … more
NORTHEAST PA — Focusing on geriatric care is more important than ever, according to the Harvard University report “Projections and Implications for Housing a Growing Population.” By … more
NORTHEAST PA — There’s an old adage that age is just a number and does not define who you are.  In most cases, that saying is very accurate, as the date on your birth … more
NATIONWIDE — When you’re not streaming your favorite detective program—when you’ve switched to network television—it’s hard to miss all those drug ads hawking the … more
Valentine’s Day will have just passed as this paper reaches readers. Days celebrating love and togetherness can be particularly challenging for some seniors—and the thoughts of what they … more
Valentine’s Day can be particularly challenging for some seniors, contributing to social isolation. Unfortunately, when older people become socially isolated, it takes a toll on their physical … more
HONESDALE, PA — As the snow gently fell, a wreath-laying ceremony was held at Wayne Memorial Hospital (WMH) in remembrance of Pearl Harbor Day. The ceremony honored the heroic members of … more
NEW YORK STATE —  U.S. Rep. Marc Molinaro (NY-19) announced details for a telephone town hall he will host at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 29  to help upstate New York seniors … more
ORANGE COUNTY, NY — Orange County Executive Steven Neuhaus visited skilled nursing facilities St. Josephs Place at Bon Secours Community Hospital in Port Jervis and Schervier Pavilion in … more
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Senate Finance Committee recently voted on a drug pricing and mental health legislative package that contained provisions from U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) to protect … more
JERMYN, PA — The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Family Support Group at the Wright Center for Community Health will resume monthly meetings at the Mid Valley Practice beginning Monday, November … more
Humans stand apart from other animals in our understanding of life’s course. We are aware of its ultimate end and of the various ways aging may affect us along the way. No doubt about it, … more
NATIONWIDE — Diabetes mellitus affects approximately 37.3 million people—11.3 percent of the United States population. Insulin replacement therapy has remained the mainstay of … more
Seniors who give of themselves honored at Older New Yorkers event ALBANY, NY — Jack Luster and Karin Pantel of Sullivan County were recently honored by the New York State Office for the … more
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