Foil the falls epidemic; take charge of your safety. Consider a tale of two women in their mid-60s. Both snagged a high-heel shoe on carpet – one when rushing down stairs to her son’s wedding and the other when heading to her own retirement party. One broke a hip, the other tore up a knee.
Wesley Homes Des Moines now offers respite care in our Assisted Living neighborhood. Apartment #247 in The Terrace is furnished with all the comforts of home so that a guest resident can relax and enjoy his or her visit. While you are away, you can be assured that your loved one is receiving all the
Guest columnist, Dr. Harry Papadopoulis, helps us improve our balance and mobility with easy, at-home exercises.
Though happiness is subjective, we all know it when we feel it. One of the best things about happiness is that it’s contagious.
Bed rest during hospitalization or at home could cause a serious decline in muscle tissue, muscle strength and functional capacity. Try these bed exercisesfrom guest columnist Dr. Harry Papadopoulos to stay strong.
Meet Christie Webb, the new care coordinator for Wesley Homes Home Health.
If happiness had a recipe, the most important ingredient would be where you live.
What can you do to keep your bones healthy?
When we talk about wellness, we can mean any number of things. Whatever wellness consists of, the objective is the ongoing, intentional effort to live life to its fullest potential.
For Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, guest columnist Dr. Nick Jansson brings our attention to the biggest organ in our body that perhaps gets the least attention especially in older adults — the skin!