New Year-New Idea: Frailty Check

New Year-New Idea: Frailty Check

What constitutes frailty? You may be surprised by the extent of the answer. Frailty score is a value related to the number of challenges or deficits one has. Interestingly, frailty is not necessarily measured by age or disease states. Frailty scores vary. Some scales...
Fall: A Beautiful Reminder to Prevent Falls

Fall: A Beautiful Reminder to Prevent Falls

Living in New England my entire life I have had the pleasure of enjoying the change of seasons. Especially in the fall, when the air is a bit cooler, the humidity is low, and the trees change to a beautiful backdrop of brilliant colors of yellow, orange, and red. Fall...
Staying Balanced

Staying Balanced

Finding Strength in Balance Falls happen, but did you know they are preventable? Falls are not a “normal” consequence of the aging process. Take action to stay balanced…keep reading to learn more. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC),...