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Senior's Health

Defend the derma: Protect your skin from summer hazards

Like a plant in spring, we like to shed our winter-heavy clothes and do our best to absorb the sun.

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South Jersey retirees give tips on winning retirement

“Work, work, work, work, work, work.” Even Rihanna knows how obsessed we all are about working.

Posted: May 18, 2016
Savvy Senior: Get vaccinations to protect health

Question: I just turned 65 and would like to find out what types of vaccinations are recommended to Medicare beneficiaries and how they are covered. - Health Conscious

Posted: April 19, 2016
Savvy Senior: Mediator may aid parent-care conflicts

Question: Are there any services you know of that help families resolve caregiving conflicts? My mother - who just turned 82 - recently had a stroke, and to make matters worse, my two siblings and I have been perpetually arguing about how to handle her caregiving needs and finances. - Bickering Siblings

Posted: April 05, 2016
South Jersey seniors taking on new tasks to stay sharp

Piano teacher Richard A. DeKarski sat next to his student, Michael Winkelstein, as the Margate resident played the familiar melody of Frank Sinatra’s “It Was A Very Good Year.”

Posted: February 22, 2016
Savvy Senior: Shortness of breath can indicate COPD

Question: I have struggled with some shortness of breath for the past five years or so. I just thought I was getting older and out of shape, but a friend recently mentioned I may have COPD. What can you tell me about this? - Breathless Bob

Posted: February 09, 2016
Northfield hospice hopes to increase its volunteer rolls

A new year means new opportunities in volunteerism, and Heartland Hospice Services is looking to add numbers to its office management and patient visitation programs.

Posted: January 22, 2016
Savvy Senior: Dos and dont's of pill splitting

Dear Savvy Senior: Is pill splitting safe? I have several friends who cut their pills in half in order to save money, but I have some concerns. What can you tell me? - Cautious Kim

Posted: December 29, 2015
Seniors find yoga a way to stay young

When you think of yoga, you may picture 20- and 30-somethings in black stretchy pants and tank tops spread out on colorful mats with the flexibility to hold a downward-facing dog pose. And the balance is key when standing in a tree pose, hands in front.

Posted: September 14, 2015
Savvy Senior: Finding best place to retire is only a click away

Dear Saavy Senior: My wife and I will be retiring in a year or two and are interested in moving to a smaller house in a better climate but could use some help. What resources can you recommend for locating and researching good places to retire in the U.S.? - Looking to Relocate

Posted: July 28, 2015
Understanding the rules of Medicare's enrollment

Question: Can you give me a rundown on Medicare's enrollment choices and rules along with when and how to apply? I turn 65 next year and want to make sure I know what to do. - Almost Retired

Posted: May 12, 2015
Savvy senior: Many options available for medication reminder

Question: What products or solutions can you recommend to help seniors keep up with their medications? My mom is supposed to take several different medications at different times of the day but frequently forgets. - Reminding Son

Posted: May 05, 2015
Stockton to hold aging festival on May 13

Although aging takes a toll on the body and mind, there are many ways older adults can take charge of their health, contribute to the success of their community and help others near to them.

Posted: May 04, 2015
Age is a number, but staying active is necessity to life

Miriam Schottland, 79, can bench press 90 pounds, putting women half her age, including the one writing this story, to shame.

Posted: April 06, 2015
95-year-old shares tricks behind safe falling

MINNEAPOLIS - Elliott Royce estimates he has fallen down at least 15,000 times over the past 10 years.

Posted: March 16, 2015
Healthy aging made simple: Some tips from a geriatrician

SAN JOSE, Calif. - When geriatrician Mehrdad Ayati first met Lee Katz in 2011, he encountered yet another patient - and her spouse - who were in despair over the conflicting and contradictory information they received in her care.

Posted: March 02, 2015
Hip replacements move to outpatient-style model

Hip and knee replacements have come a long way in Dr. Stephen Zabinski's career as an orthopedic surgeon.

Posted: September 01, 2014
Arctic veteran, cancer survivor continues her daily fitness regimen at the age of 82

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Eileen Birdsong has faced cancer three times over the past two decades, but she has never let it slow her down.

Posted: July 14, 2014
Area doctors' offices work to become 'medical homes'

Health-care providers are rushing to qualify for a place in the evolving government-redefined industry, and one certification most practices want is Patient Centered Medical Home.

Updated: July 24, 2015 - 6:58 pm

A Trocki Plastic Surgery Center

631 Tilton Rd
Northfield, NJ 08225

Phone: 609-645-3000

Abby Lifts Inc

1545 Route 37 W Ste 8
Toms River, NJ 08755

Phone: 732-240-0446

Atlantic Pulmonary & Critical Care Associates

741 S 2nd Ave
Galloway, NJ 08205

Phone: 609-748-7300


2500 English Creek Ave. Bldg 900, Ste 909
Egg Harbor Twp, NJ 08234

Phone: 609-407-2273

Audibel Hearing

29 S New York Rd Ste 1000
Galloway, NJ 08205

Phone: 609-404-1550

Cape May County Department of Aging

Rio Grande, NJ 08242

Phone: 609-886-8138

Cape Regional Medical Center

207 Court House South Dennis Rd
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Phone: 609-465-2001

Coastal Jersey Eye Center

2021 New Rd Ste 6
Linwood, NJ 08221

Phone: 609-927-3373

Jack Facciolo, D.O.

I Secluded Lane
Rio Grande, NJ 08242

Phone: 609-886-0800

Nazha Cancer Center

436 Chris Gaupp Dr Ste 101
Galloway, NJ 08205

Phone: 609-652-2004

Paolini Lawrence Do

105 N Main St
Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Phone: 609-465-8788

The Health Center At Galloway

66 W Jimmie Leeds Rd
Galloway, NJ 08205

Phone: 609-748-9100

Woodview Estates

5030 Unami Blvd Unit A100
Mays Landing, NJ 08330

Phone: 609-625-4878