Showing Stories tagged with: aging well
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March 19, 2023
‘Being Home is So Much Better’
When you need help to live independently, the team at UVM Home Health & Hospice can be a lifesaver.
November 11, 2022
Hospice Care at Home Empowers Vermonters in their End-of-Life Journey
Program helps Vermonters and their families live well and cope with loss.
April 6, 2022
Building Up While Sitting Down
Whatever your reason for not being able to get up and about, the health benefits of a workout are still within reach.
March 22, 2022
Don’t Sweat It: Busting Six Menopause Myths
Expert advice to help weather a commonly misunderstood chapter of life.
October 25, 2021
Medicare provides health insurance benefits for people age 65 years and older, as well as certain people under 65 with disabilities or specific medical conditions. Becoming eligible for Medicare creates a lot of new opportunities – but you need to know how to make the most of them.
July 8, 2021
Simple Steps to Prevent Dementia
Neurologist Steele Taylor, MD, tells his patients to stop worrying about the possibility of developing dementia and instead take action on factors they can control, such as sleep and diet.
June 29, 2021
Walking Is Enough
Walking is one of the easiest ways to get the exercise you need to stay healthy. Learn how, one step at a time, you can gain the physical benefits of regular movement.
June 28, 2021
Q+A with an Expert: The New Alzheimer’s Drug
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a new medication to treat Alzheimer’s Disease. Steele Taylor, MD, neurologist and co-director of the University of Vermont Medical Center’s Memory Program, addresses the promise and pitfalls of this new treatment.
February 23, 2021
The Pandemic’s Heart-Breaking Side Effect: Sitting, Sitting, Sitting
Medical experts are concerned that the nearly year-long pandemic has led to a decrease in physical activity and increase in heart health risks. UVM Medical Center Cardiologist Sherrie Khadanga, MD, offers advice for stepping up activity at home, and ultimately, improving the health of your heart.
February 19, 2021
Chocolates, 92 Candles and a Shot
How better to celebrate 92 years on Earth than getting the COVID-19 vaccine? At least that’s how Marion Blanchette saw it on Saturday, February 13 – her 92nd birthday. “I was waiting until it was my turn,” she says, “and I was anxious. But it was perfect. It ran so smooth – no waiting, nothing.”
February 5, 2021
At 105 Years Old, Sophie Knows the Vaccine Will ‘Get rid of this COVID’
Sophie Connors is living through her second global pandemic, and this time she is well-aware of the impacts – and how the world will beat it.
September 9, 2020
Watch Your Step: Preventing Injury at Any Age
You are never too young to start thinking about fall risks, especially during the pandemic as we spend more time around the home. Follow these top tips for making small changes around your home to prevent falls for you and your family.
July 29, 2020
Smoking Took Her Husband and Her Son. Now She’s Ready to Quit.
Marilyn Powell knows all too well about the impacts of smoking. She has no doubt that smoking contributed to the death of her father, her husband, even her oldest son who passed away in his sleep at 39 years old. But as any ex-smoker knows, that is easier said than done. Learn more about the smoking cessation care she received during COVID-19.