More seniors are embracing in-home health technology. Seniors have been historically slow to join the digital revolution. But over the past several years, technology adoption rates for seniors have strongly outpaced the overall adult population, according to a [...]
Good skin health is important to living a full and active lifestyle By Corrie Dinwiddie, RN Oxford HealthCare Wound Coordinator The skin is the largest organ of the human body. According to the online journal LiveScience.com, the average [...]
In the 53 years that American Heart Month has been observed, great strides have been made in the detection, treatment and prevention of Heart Disease, which is the leading cause of death in the U.S., responsible for 25% of all mortality.
By Jan Untz, RN, BSN, Oxford Orthopedic Coordinator Falls can put you at risk of serious injury. Fall prevention may not seem like a lively topic, but it is quite important. Physical changes and health concerns—and sometimes the medications used [...]
By Crystal Maggard, RN Oxford Cardiopulmonary Coordinator Have you checked your blood pressure lately?? Did you know that long-term elevated blood pressure is called “the silent killer?” High blood pressure is a common condition in many people, many of whom [...]
Home repair scammers are looking to make a quick buck; and unfortunately, older adults are most vulnerable. Learn how to protect yourself, or a loved one, from scammers.
Every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a stroke. Strokes are TREATABLE, but every second counts.
February is American Heart Month. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) including heart disease,stroke and high blood pressure is the number one killer of women and men in the United States. Adopt healthy habits and manage risk factors to help prevent heart disease.