HealthRidge Balance Clinic Can Help Reduce Falls-May 17 Screening Date

For more information or to register contact HealthRidge at 521.1216. The Balance Clinic at HealthRidge emphasizes practical strategies to improve balance, reduce fear of falling and increase activity levels.   Along with simple strength and balance exercises, the Balance Clinic offers information on the role vision plays in keeping you in balance, how medications can contribute to falls, what to look for in safe footwear and how to check your home for safety hazards. Participants interested in the… Read More

Recommendations To Fight The Flu

How can I protect myself from flu this season? Get a flu shot if you haven’t had one. Take everyday preventive actions like staying away from sick people and washing your hands to reduce the spread of germs. What should I do if I get the flu? It’s usually a mild illness and you do not need medical care or antiviral drugs. Stay away from others as much as possible to keep from infecting them. If you must leave home wear a facemask or… Read More