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Listen in on our interview with LiveWell member, Sue, as she describes why everyone should be working with LiveWell.

November 22, 2022

My LiveWell Health Experience

Many often wonder, am I too early to begin with LiveWell? While others ponder, is it too late to begin exercising with LiveWell? Our case study is proof that there is no such thing as too early nor too late. The member whom we are highlighting was among the fittest of our entire organization before […]

November 22, 2022

Creating a Foundation is a Must

Healthcare might not be what it was once, and it may never be the same. Healthcare continues to evolve. The corona virus pandemic swept the globe in 2020 and marked several changes within the healthcare landscape. One said change that has come to light is the private caregiver hired by families to care for a […]

September 22, 2022

Changes with Home Care

Many will tell you it’s cheaper to stay at home with regard to the aging process. While others will tell you it’s more cost efficient to move into a senior living community. Depending on geographic location, caregiver pool, competition in the area, and necessary care, prices are going to vary. One thing that can be […]

July 6, 2022

The True Cost of Aging

Life expectancy is often referred as one of the metrics we utilize to define health status and healthcare in the United States. Unfortunately, this may be one of the most misleading statistics to date. Let Me Tell You Why A great deal of discussion revolves around life expectancy being skewed early on due to child […]

June 30, 2022

Life Expectancy is Not the End All, Be All

Introduction for Force, Power and Balance Measurements Muscle strength, more specifically muscle strength within the geriatric population is challenging to accurately test, due to the risk involved when completing various testing procedures. Many of the reasons for reduction in strength have been reviewed, much of the evidence points towards a loss of muscle mass. Though […]

June 26, 2022

Using VALD ForceDecks to Assessment Member Strength, Balance and Posture

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive, neurological condition that affects the movement of individuals. Typically Parkinson’s disease is recognized by a shuffling gait or resting tremor. Over the years research has concluded that exercising with Parkinson’s disease may be the most beneficial form of treatment. Parkinson’s Disease Overview Parkinson’s disease is a progressive condition involving the […]

June 25, 2021

Exercising with Parkinson’s Disease

Nursing home is often a term that is used to describe various senior living options but can lead to confusion. In the past, nursing homes were the primary form of senior living. However, over the years various forms have come about. Assisted living communities and nursing home differ significantly. Assisted Living Assisted living (AL) provides […]

June 25, 2021

Is Assisted Living a Nursing Home?

Physical therapy is an important part of the recovery process. Unfortunately there are some guidelines that are often misconstrued. When it comes to physical therapy, what are the limits? Limit of Visits In some instances patients receive word that ‘Medicare will only allow a set number of visits’. Not only is this misleading but it […]

June 25, 2021

Physical Therapy: What are My Limits?

For a loved one to live within a memory care community typically means the married couple must be apart. However, there are instances in which loved ones may live within the memory care unit with their loved one. While it may seem like a great alternative there are definitely pros and cons. Pros to Living […]

June 25, 2021

Can A Couple Live in Memory Care Together?