Healthy Aging

A man, sitting on a couch, covered with a blanket and coughing.

Is it COVID, a Cold or flu? Self-Care Tips and the Best Way to Reduce Spreading Germs

Since COVID symptoms overlap with some allergy, cold, and flu symptoms, follow these tips to take care of yourself and limit spreading germs to others.

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Injury Prevention: Prepare Your Body for Hiking

David Potach, PT, SCS, CSCS, director of rehabilitation at Cheshire and author of Sport Injury Prevention Anatomy, offers advice and simple exercises to prevent common injuries on the trail.

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Bringing Community Health Education Back This Fall

After a break in community health education offerings, classes are back this Fall. We offer you both virtual and in-person courses that include past favorites and new health and wellness subjects for a broader local audience.

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Laura Reyor, MSN, APRN

Catching Up on Your Care: 4 Questions to Ask Your Provider

These questions will help you work with your provider to prevent—or find and fix—issues long before they become crises, especially if your care was interrupted.

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Same Rules Apply: 7 Tips to Manage Metabolic Disorders

Ruth Goldstein MS, RD, outpatient registered dietitian shares the foundational principles for those with many of the most common health conditions in America.

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Safe and Beneficial Exercises for People with Osteoporosis

Physical activity is a foundation of good health and well-being but people with low bone mass must exercise with intention and care. Learn more from Sharil Cass, PT, DPT, who teaches people with osteoporosis safe exercise and movement.

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Right This Way for Better Mental Health

Right This Way is a ten-week, online, holistic wellness challenge designed for people looking to improve their health and well-being. This year mental health is front and center as the new well-being habit of 2022.

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Today is the First Day of the Rest of Your Life—Or Month, if You’re Curious

Dry January, a trend in the sober curious movement, harnesses evidence that fresh starts motivate us to try new behaviors, such as building habits or pursuing new goals. What will your fresh start be?

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Delaney Tenney receives her first shot at one of Cheshire Medical Center’s drive through pediatric vaccination clinics.

Cheshire Medical Center Experts Urge Action as COVID-19 Infections Surge

Amid a drastic increase in COVID-19 patients, Cheshire's infectious disease and community health experts address vaccination hesitancy and misconceptions while asking all community members to take personal safety measures.

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Start Eating Better During American Diabetes Month: 5 Easy Tips

Since 40% of us need to eat mindfully to prevent complications from diabetes, Registered Dietitian Rachael Lenthall offers sustainable steps for maintaining healthy blood sugar levels.

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