Actually, they are more than what you may be wearing. SilverSneakers are fitness programs for seniors provided by more than 70 health plans across the country. And while SilverSneakers often include health club memberships, fitness for seniors should focus on physical activity which may or may not involve a gym. Sadly, problems with mobility among… Continue reading Silver Sneakers: More Than Just A Fashion Statement
Much of the recent media coverage concerning health care has focused on its importance in the 2012 elections, most importantly the Presidential race. While the legality of mandatory health insurance, the difficulty surrounding the establishment of health insurance exchanges and the implementation of Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) to reduce Medicare costs are often featured prominently… Continue reading Will CLASSes be different next semester?
This winter has wreaked havoc in most parts of the country. Record snow and ice in the Northeast, Midwest and the Southeast brought all means of transportation to a standstill with the exception of pedestrian traffic. Watching individuals attempt to unsuccessfully navigate ice covered sidewalks can serve as a reminder of a little publicized component… Continue reading New Healthcare CLASSes