Don’t Take A Risk With Hip FracturesThe risk of hip fractures increases with age. And when you fracture your hip, you put yourself at even higher risk for other health complications.

Breaking a hip often requires surgery and extended rehabilitation. It’s essential to know the risks in your home to keep yourself from taking a spill.

Seniors buying healthy foods at the marketMarch is National Nutrition Month, and Embassy Healthcare wants you to get the most from your diet. Check out our guide to good nutrition and portion sizes. Eating right doesn’t have to be boring. Use these tips as a guide to frame a healthy diet that works for you.

Vitamin D rich foods on tableMost people think of the sun when they discuss sources of Vitamin D. While that is the most important source for many people, older individuals may struggle to get an appropriate daily amount of Vitamin D. And that can have serious consequences.

Act Fast During Cardiac ArrestWe continue our February heart health series as we discuss cardiac arrest. Over 300,000 cardiac arrest episodes occur annually, and without immediate action, they can become deadly.

Winter SafetyWinter is in full swing, so take the proper safety precautions, so you’re not left out in the cold.

Heart Healthy 300x200February isn’t just about the hearts on Hallmark cards. It’s also American Heart Month and a time to think about how your heart changes as you age. If you dedicate time to your health now, you’ll reap the benefits of a strong heart later on.

Cancer Prevention Month 300x200It’s time to put up your purple ribbons with pride for February’s Cancer Prevention Month. Now is the time to make lifestyle changes that will reduce your risk of cancer.

We’ve got tips and advice so you can make positive changes to your overall health and protect yourself down the road.

Seniors cooking with healthy foodsIf you’ve recently undergone bariatric surgery or require weight loss support, a follow-up care plan is your best bet to losing weight and keeping it off for good. Embassy Healthcare has bariatric care capabilities at several of our locations across the state to support you during your weight loss journey.

You don’t have to go it alone, and you need an experienced team to guide you through any obstacles that come your way. That’s where Embassy comes in.

male physician with patientMost of us have thought about changing doctors at one point or another, but research has shown that staying with the same doctor can benefit you in the long run.

That’s because patients who remain with the same physician tend to receive more consistent health care than those who change frequently. As time goes on, a doctor becomes more familiar with your ailments, medical history, and overall health. Your doctor is then able to make better decisions that can have a positive impact on your health. This is especially true if you have a lengthy medical record.

Winter Arthritis

If your knees tell you when a snowstorm is coming, or you can sense impending rain in your wrists, it’s time to take some steps to protect your joints from changing weather. There is no concrete evidence to suggest a change in the weather affects joint health, but many people will tell you it certainly does.

Know what you can do this winter to protect yourself from unnecessary aches and pains and leave the forecast predictions to the weatherman.