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Know the signs of a Stroke

In effort to raise awareness of the disease and to increase brain health, June is dedicated as Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month. If you or someone you know has suffered from a stroke or mini-stroke, it is important to learn the signs and symptoms, as well as the treatments, for a stroke or mini-stroke. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or bursts (or ruptures). When that happens, part of the brain … [Read more...]

5 Local activities you can do to enjoy summer

Don't beat the heat by staying indoors all summer! Instead, try some of these local activities you can participate in to be active and social throughout the hotter months. Take an art class. River District Artisan's, located in Danville's River District, offers a variety of paint and pottery classes. Dates and classes vary, so be sure to check out their Facebook page for upcoming events or call the store at (434) 836-3272. Explore the Dan River. The recently renovated¬†Abreu-Grogan Park … [Read more...]

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month – Know the Signs

June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness month, and at All Care we are passionate about increasing awareness and research to battle this life-altering disease. In many cases, education and awareness is the first step towards taking control of your health and we encourage you to learn the signs of Alzheimer's in order to become aware if any of these signs are apparent in yourself or a loved one.   These warning signs can be an indication that you may be suffering from Alzheimer's or … [Read more...]

Your annual checkup by the numbers

Your annual checkup appointment with your primary care provider is an important time to determine where your health stands and to become better educated about your body and what it needs to function properly. Sometimes though, we approach the appointment with fear and rather than being an active participant in the appointment, we shut down and just go through the motions in order to get it over with. In order to be a better advocate for your body and health, go into your annual … [Read more...]

Heart Healthy Tips for Seniors

This heart month, take the time to consider how you can make small changes in your daily habits to take care of one of your body's most vital organs. You can start by incorporating the following tips into your day. Add color to your plate. Try incorporating more fruits and veggies into your daily meals. Fruits and vegetables provide beneficial vitamins and nutrients to your body, making your heart happier. Snack healthy! Choose one or two snacks per day that are rich in omega-3s, such as … [Read more...]