Pine Grove Health Center Hero Participates in Honor Flight

Apr 19, 2016 — (Top right) Pine Grove resident Normand Giard, accompanied by Pine Grove’s activity director Kathleen Demers, was welcomed at the airport by a high-ranking officer. (Bottom right) Normand reported that he received several kisses from grateful Washington, DC residents—a hero’s welcome indeed! On April 2, 2016, Pine Grove Health Center had the distinct honor and privilege... Read More

Give Your Medicine Cabinet a Spring Cleaning

Apr 15, 2016 — Yes, it’s time for the annual spring cleaning ritual, and what better place to start than your medicine cabinet? In addition to getting rid of things you no longer use—like that six-year-old box of teeth-whitening strips and empty bottles of travel-sized shampoo—getting rid of prescription and over-the-counter medications that have long since expired can keep... Read More

For Many Seniors, Gluten-Free is Not “Just a Fad”

Apr 1, 2016 — Once thought of as a childhood disorder, celiac disease now is recognized as common in older adults. Celiac disease is an inherited digestive disorder that occurs in people who cannot tolerate gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye and barley. Most people easily digest gluten, the substance that gives elasticity to breads and other doughs.... Read More