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You’re invited: 2017 Centre County Heart Walk

Published on September 18, 2017

Enjoy a fun family and pet-friendly event that is good for your heart. The annual Centre County Heart Walk will take place on Saturday, September 23, 2017.

Registration begins at 8:30 am and the walk begins at 9:30 am at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.

Heart disease and stroke are the nation’s number one and number four deadliest diseases. Funds raised for the walk will be designated to the American Heart Association toward research, education and advocacy efforts.

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Healthy eating as we age

Published on September 11, 2017 By Tammy McCormick, RD, CDE, LDN, registered dietitian, Mount Nittany Physician Group

Men and women are living longer and enjoying a more active lifestyle later in life. Research confirms that eating well can make a big impact on the quality of life for older adults, but it’s important to realize that as we age, our nutritional needs change.

For adults over age 50, eating healthy has many benefits, including increased mental acuteness, resistance to illness, more energy, and faster recovery time from health ailments. Healthy eating also assists in managing or reducing the risk of chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, bone loss, Type 2 dia...

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The effects of untreated hearing loss

Published on August 31, 2017 By Daniel Bigart, AuD, CCC-A, audiology, Mount Nittany Physician Group

More than 37 million adults in the United States have hearing loss, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), yet it is estimated that only 20 percent of those who may benefit from treatment actually seek help.

Untreated hearing loss has many emotional and social consequences for individuals, according to The National Council on Aging (NCOA). Not only does untreated hearing loss negatively affect a person's quality of life, but it also can cause health problems.

Most people rely on hearing to a great degree in their communication with oth...

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  • You’re invited: 2017 Centre County Heart Walk
  • Healthy eating as we age
  • The effects of untreated hearing loss

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