Bath Time


By: Suzanne Burleson, for SENIOR Magazine

“Splish, splash I was taking a bath

Long about a Saturday night

A rub-a-dub, just relaxing in the tub

Thinking everything was alright

Well, I stepped out of the tub, put my feet on the floor…”

Unfortunately for seniors, the next line of this oldie but goodie from Bobby Darin, might be “I went slipping and a sliding – bumped my head on the door!” According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more that one-third, or 11 million adults age 65 and older, fall each year in the United States. Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths and the most common cause of non-fatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma. […]

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Peak View Behavioral Health on finding support during difficult times – LIVING WELL Magazine

By Melissa DeSutter, Colorado Springs LIVING WELL Magazine
The power of a thoughtful conversation can sometimes be life changing. “My daughter was talking with my pharmacist one day, and he suggested I needed to get some help,” said Mary*, a previous client in Peak View Behavioral Health’s Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). […]

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Texoma Cardiovascular on stopping killers in their tracks – LIVING WELL Magazine

Stopping Killers in their Tracks… (Part Two)
By Vicky L. Chappell, M.D., Texoma Cardiovascular, Texoma LIVING WELL Magazine
From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the top three leading causes of death are heart disease, cancer and stroke. There has been a decline in the age-adjusted death rate for 10 of the 15 leading causes of death. However, deaths from heart disease and cancer alone still accounted for 48% of deaths in the U.S. in 2009. […]

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Aurora Center for Active Adults on how well do you know your heart – LIVING WELL Magazine

How Well Do You Know Your Heart?

Courtesy Aurora Center for Active Adults, East Denver LIVING WELL Magazine
Year after year, the statistics speak for themselves when it comes to the importance of heart health. Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 785,000 Americans had their first heart attack in 2010, and an additional 470,000 had a recurrent heart attack. It’s clear that heart health education is key for prevention. Do you know your heart? […]