49 Blackburn Center, Gloucester MA | 100 Cummings Ctr, Ste 106H, Beverly, MA

Month: October 2021


Oct 29, 2021 I’ve heard the term “osteoporosis” throughout my adult life.  I knew that it was a weakening condition of the skeletal structure in our bodies and that it seemed to impact older women.  I was aware that many of my older friends and family members were taking calcium supplements as a preventive measure…
Read more

Post Polio Syndrome (2021)

10/22/2021 This Sunday (October 24) is World Polio Day.  Many people do not realize that polio still exists.  There are currently two countries that are polio endemic—Afghanistan and Pakistan. Efforts toward the complete eradication of this disease are continuing and, as of October 5, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative reports that there have only been…
Read more

Space Heater Safety (2021)

Oct 15, 2021 With temperatures starting to drop in the evenings, I find myself using a space heater while I watch TV.  I don’t need to keep my entire home toasty, but I do like to have my living room or office comfortably warm while I’m using the room.  So, a space heater makes sense…
Read more

Malnutrition Awareness Week (2021)

Oct 8, 2021 This week (October 4-8) was Malnutrition Awareness Week. My Grandfather passed away in the early 1990s.  He was a wonderful man and many of my earliest memories involve “working” on his car.  He would do the work while I supervised from my seat on the radiator.  He had quite a sweet tooth…
Read more

Medicare Open Enrollment (2021)

Oct 1, 2021 The annual Medicare Open Enrollment period begins on Friday, October 15, for the 2022 calendar year.  Medicare health and drug plans can make changes each year—things like cost, coverage, and what providers and pharmacies are in their networks. October 15 to December 7 is when all people enrolled in Medicare can change…
Read more