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    Health is a matter of heart - information you can use today to ensure a healthy tomorrow

    February is heart health month - and it’s a good time to remember some key tools you can use to ensure you have a happy, healthy heart all year long.For some insight on maintaining a healthy heart, Trisha Bahr, director of rehab services with Aegis Therapies, answered a few questions.Q: Why is heart health important?Our heart is the most vital organ in our body and living a heart healthy life is vital to achieving a long and healthy lifestyle.Q: What are some of the best ways to keep your ...  Read More...

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    Aquatics Classes a Splash at Aberdeen Village

    As temperatures begin to warm up outside, there's nothing quite like taking a refreshing dip in our very own indoor pool. Our aquatics exercise classes are a great way to stay active! Jordanne Gerdes with Aegis Therapies leads these sessions and encourages you to give it a try."Doing exercise in the water is a good way to strengthen your muscles through the natural resistance water offers while putting less pressure on your joints: helping to relieve pain and increase flexibility.  Read More...

  • Get heart smart!

    February is "heart month," and we asked Trisha Bahr, CPTA Director of Rehabilitation, a few common questions about how to keep your heart healthy at any age.What heart-healthy activities do you recommend for seniors who aren't already active? It is recommended that seniors age 65 and older get at least 2.5 hours of moderate aerobic activity weekly. That averages out to 30 minutes a day.   Read More...

  • Tell Your Doctor What’s on Your Bucket List

    Your doctor can’t read your mind. A doctor assumes everyone wants to live and continue to live the best, healthiest, happiest life possible — but that means something different for everyone. If your doctor knows about your long-term goals and “bucket list” items, however, that can be used to direct your health plan and goals.Dr.   Read More...

  • One Surprising Way Older Adults Can Get Healthier

    [caption id="attachment_6344" align="alignnone" width="625"] You know about the obvious things. Now try this. [Photo credit: Adobe Stock][/caption]By Dr.   Read More...