Tower Lodge Health Tips!

Coronavirus Protection: Wash Your Hands Frequently

Coronavirus prevention is the number #1 topic in the world wide news media. Updates regarding this lethal virus come to us several times a day from all of the other world. At this time, thousands have the virus and over two thousand people have died.   Currently, there is no vaccine to fight the coronavirus,…

Read More

Recreational Therapy Month

Recreational Therapy Month raises awareness about the positive and pivotal impact of therapeutic recreation programs and services in improving health and well-being. Over the years, recreational therapy has become an important component of quality patient care.

Read More

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week

Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week honors those born with a heart defect and all of the families and friends touched by children with heart defects. This is also the time for recognizing those who care for children and adults born with heart defects, as well as researchers and other heart experts.

Read More

Eat Healthy Foods During The Holidays And Age Healthy

eat healthy

Eat healthy during this Holiday season and increase your odds of aging healthy. Don’t get nervous, it’s actually easier to do, than you realize.   Of course, you may need to make some changes in your food and beverage choices to achieve a good pattern. But, the effort is worth it — you can live…

Read More

Skin Care and Aged Adults, What They Need To Know

skin care

Skin care for aged adults is an important issue and November is a great time to discuss this topic. That’s because November is always designated as National Healthy Skin Month.   National Healthy Skin Month is sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology. You may not realize it, but our skin reveals a lot about…

Read More

Your Flu Risk Level Depends On Where You Actually Live

flu risk

Your flu risk really depends on where you live or work, according to the results of a recent study.   This is important information for you to know as the flu season has started in the United States. There already are reported cases from around the country. Technically everyone is at risk of developing the…

Read More

Zantac Sales Suspended By CVS Pharmacy Amid Cancer Concerns

In a dramatic move, CVS Pharmacy is suspending the sale of Zantac, a popular medication used to treat heartburn. As well, CVS is also suspending the sale of ranitidine, a generic, that also treats heartburn, until further notice.   This news comes almost immediately after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found impurities in…

Read More

Knee Pain, Causes, Symptoms And Possible Treatments

knee pain

Knee pain is more prevalent in the United States than you can even imagine. Indeed, according to the Arthritis Foundation, more than 31 million Americans suffer from this condition.   Most people really don’t realize how valuable healthy knees are until these joints deteriorate on them. In fact, your knees are your largest, most complex…

Read More

Summer Hot Weather Safety For Seniors A Top Priority

summer hot weather

Summer hot weather can be a very dangerous time for senior citizens. Of course, their safety is a top priority for caregivers and family members.   Therefore, in view of this past weekends scorching hot weather in the Northeast, with temperatures reaching 110 degrees, the National Institute of Aging (NIA), makes the following recommendations:  …

Read More

Your Sugar Cravings Easy To Cut Back, Use These Methods

sugar

Sugar cravings are something we all have and which we all have trouble controlling. You name it, we love it. Chocolate, ice cream, cake, cookies, double mocha frappuccinos, we love them all. But, without exception, these foods/drinks are poison for many of us.   The fact is that sugar cravings and moderation are an oxymoron.…

Read More