Healthy Aging

An OB/GYN is the only doctor many women see regularly.Healthy Aging

An OB/GYN is the only doctor many women see regularly.

Here’s why it’s so important to find the right OB/GYN. Women are busy, and they’re also smart. Which means women
How Your Eyes Change as You AgeHealthy Aging

How Your Eyes Change as You Age

Opthalmologist, Dr. John Kulze discusses the changes you can expect from your eyes as you age. It happens all of
Are You Healthy Enough for Sex?Healthy Aging

Are You Healthy Enough for Sex?

As you age, many health factors begin to affect your sex life, from heart problems to ED. This post shares
How to Choose the Right Home Care ProvidersHealthy Aging

How to Choose the Right Home Care Providers

The staff at Roper St Francis provides tips and resources for choosing the right home-care-providers, whether it’s for yourself or
Healthy Eating, Healthy Aging – Part 2Healthy Aging

Healthy Eating, Healthy Aging – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we discussed how making healthy diet and lifestyle choices can affect how we age
Healthy Eating, Healthy Aging – Part 1Healthy Aging

Healthy Eating, Healthy Aging – Part 1

If we’re lucky enough, we will experience the aging process –it’s a fact of life. And if we’re proactive enough,
Kick Start Your Heart with Cardiac RehabilitationHealthy Aging

Kick Start Your Heart with Cardiac Rehabilitation

If you’ve had a heart attack and/or heart surgery you know it’s a frightening experience. So, what can you do
Men with HeartHealthy Aging

Men with Heart

We love men with heart. Big-hearted fellas who man the ship and mind the gaps and empty the dishwasher without
30 Health Choices Women Should Make by Age 30Healthy Aging

30 Health Choices Women Should Make by Age 30

Turning 30 feels like a milestone, and according to our doctors, it really is one for your longterm health. Ladies,
OUCH! When is it time to see a doctor for your joint pain?Healthy Aging

OUCH! When is it time to see a doctor for your joint pain?

Does your hip ache when you stroll on the beach? Or maybe your sore knees prevent you from getting down
10 Things Men Should Do to Stay HealthyHealthy Aging

10 Things Men Should Do to Stay Healthy

Tips for Men’s Health Month June means time for summer vacations and spending lots of time outdoors, which corresponds nicely
Pee or ZZZ? Don’t Let Frequent Urination Ruin your SleepHealthy Aging

Pee or ZZZ? Don’t Let Frequent Urination Ruin your Sleep

We all know how important sleep is. Even if you aren’t aware of the critical physiological things going on while
Women – Take Heart!Healthy Aging

Women – Take Heart!

We all know that women have plenty of heart. We’re the big-hearted givers of hugs and high fives, the caretakers,
Weight Gain Related to MenopauseHealthy Aging

Weight Gain Related to Menopause

A greater number of women over age 40 are overweight or obese than women under 40. There are several reasons
Love your Dad? Help him live longer and healthierHealthy Aging

Love your Dad? Help him live longer and healthier

Dr. Valerie Scott’s Advice for Men’s Health Month (and our ongoing celebration of all things Dad) In light of Father’s
Important Things Women Should Do to Stay HealthyHealthy Aging

Important Things Women Should Do to Stay Healthy

May is a busy month indeed with all the spring activities, graduations and Mother’s Day. It is also Women’s Health
Decisions, Decisions…Healthy Aging

Decisions, Decisions…

College education. Career path. Relationships. Starting a family. Buying or selling a house. Vacations. Retirement. From the age that we’re
The Busy Person’s Guide to Health ScreeningsHealthy Aging

The Busy Person’s Guide to Health Screenings

When? Where? How Often? Teeth cleaned every six months – check. Hair cut every six to eight weeks – got
What Weight Means for Your BonesHealthy Aging

What Weight Means for Your Bones

It’s no secret that too much weight can have an impact on your health including problems associated with obesity such
Not Your Great Grandmother’s SurgeryAdvances in Healthcare

Not Your Great Grandmother’s Surgery

Joint replacements. Something you may think of as a procedure intended only for your great grandmother, right? Well, it may
Research Is Good MedicineAdvances in Healthcare

Research Is Good Medicine

Mr. Smith’s mother suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. When he came to see me in my office, he wanted what most
What Is Metabolic Syndrome?Healthy Aging

What Is Metabolic Syndrome?

Are you being treated for high blood pressure or high cholesterol? Are you overweight with a majority of your fat around
Don’t Ignore an Irregular HeartbeatHealthy Aging

Don’t Ignore an Irregular Heartbeat

Several telephone calls over two days went unanswered. Finally, a family friend went over to see what was wrong. When
The Test that Might Save Your LifeHealthy Aging

The Test that Might Save Your Life

Men and the people who care about them should know that prostate cancer is the most common cause of cancer