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September 20, 2021

UPRITE Fall Prevention Education Program in our Care Communities

September 23 is Fall Prevention Awareness Day! Learn more about our fall prevention efforts in our care communities. Every community that serves the older population is looking for ways to reduce falls. There is no one concrete way to prevent falls. “Knowing this, we take special precaution to keep our […]
September 17, 2021

Not the Same Old Story

Science tells us that there are three important reasons that the entire population is living longer. Exercising moreAs we learned that being active was probably the best thing that you could do for your health, people are taking the initiative to get up and move. All across America, people are […]
June 22, 2020

Taking a Familiar Walk: Dementia Amid COVID-19

A daughter experiences the neighborhood from her mom’s perspectiveBy Laurie Matlin My 95-year-old mother has reached the limits of her patience with the daughter in her basement. As one of her nine children currently helping out, I take no personal offense. Even for people without dementia, COVID-19 can complicate a […]
June 5, 2020

Your Brain Has an Immune System, and You Can Boost It

It can help you deal with stress, self-esteem and motivation in the pandemicBy Stephen L. Antczak You’re probably familiar with your immune system — your physiological immune system, that is. It’s the one that sends white blood cells to dispatch with pathogens. But what about your psychological immune system? This […]
May 5, 2020

No Gym? No Worries — How to Stay Fit at Home

Plus: the right amount of exercise to stay healthy during the pandemicBy Sheryl Jean Part of the The Coronavirus Outbreak: What You Need to Know Special Report Since his gym closed, you might find Tom Hippman, 55, working out to Journey’s “Eye of the Tiger” in his Dallas living room, […]