By MARY ANN REUTER The only way to know if you have high blood pressure, also called hypertension, is to have your blood pressure tested.… Read More »Have a Heart: Check Your Blood Pressure
Three years in the making, a new Nampa medical clinic is open for business, serving the community with quality, affordable care.
Alzheimer’s manifests itself differently in every person. The disease gives us important opportunities to rise to be our best selves.
the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends as many as 11 vaccines for adults, depending on their age and health condition.
It isn’t surprising that the time when family members are most likely to recognize the first signs of developing Alzheimer’s disease or dementia in a loved one comes during the holiday season. Family members and friends who have not seen one another for months, or even a year, gather, and the signs of memory loss or behavioral change become obvious.
Small, lightweight portable oxygen concentrators the size of a hardcover novel are increasingly replacing large, bulky oxygen tanks. For the over 2.5 million people who… Read More »Seniors Regain Mobility, Quality of Life with Portable Oxygen Concentrators
Rejecting Medicaid expansion is in the best interest of all Idahoans, including senior citizens.
Seniors are some of the most active members and volunteers in our communities. But when health conditions go untreated, our ability to give back to our community is limited.
The impact of Alzheimer's is profoundly felt throughout the state. Currently in Idaho, about 25,000 people are living with Alzheimer’s with an estimated 5.7 million across the country. The Alzheimer’s Association® urges individuals throughout Idaho to get involved and raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
If you’re unsure what your blood pressure levels should be, you’re not alone. Recent changes in the hypertension guidelines made by the American Heart Association and the American College Cardiology mean that roughly 30 million more Americans than previously thought are now considered to have high blood pressure (hypertension). According to the new guidelines, anyone with a blood pressure reading above 130/80 is considered to have high blood pressure.