1. Going to the doctor: lists and questions

    Going to the doctor can be like going to the grocery store—before going you have an idea of what you need, but sometimes when you get there it becomes too overwhelming to remember every little thing. So … Continue

  2. Preventing hip fracture: how to stay bone healthy

    Preventing hip fracture becomes increasingly important as we age. Here’s some important information to share with your loved ones over holiday visits!  Hip fractures are serious injuries that most often occur in people aged 65 and older. Women … Continue

  3. How Can I Breathe Better?

    BREATHE BETTER! NEW ASTHMA SPECIALIST JOINS COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAM BRUNSWICK, Maine – Mid Coast Health Services is pleased to welcome Asthma Educator Stacey Schmidt to its Community Health Education team. A Registered Respiratory Therapist, she can help … Continue

  4. Portland Maine Physical Therapy Gains New Doctor

    Portland Maine physical therapy has gained a new doctor of physical therapy. Congratulations to Coastal Rehab on their new Physical Therapist! Tyler Hews, PT, DPT graduated with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Husson University. Tyler brings four … Continue

  5. Fall Alert: Reduce Your Risk of Falls

    Each year, more than 1.8 million people over age 65 are treated in hospital emergency rooms for injuries associated with, among other things, stairs, bathtubs, furniture, and rugs/carpeting.  Thousands of these injuries are related to falls.  In … Continue

  6. Hearing Loss: Ask Yourself These Questions

    Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions affecting older adults. One in three people older than 60 and half of those older than 85 have hearing loss. Hearing problems can make it hard to understand … Continue

  7. Caregiver Syndrome: Does This Describe You?

    Caregiver Syndrome, a relatively new term, is being used more often by some medical professionals to refer to the emotional and physical toll experienced by those caring for an elderly relative, neighbor or friend. This syndrome is … Continue