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Older Nebraskans taking control of health with YMCA assist

Larry Newill is actively working to keep his Type 2 diabetes in check. Aletheir Evans is now in the habit of monitoring her own blood pressure. Both say their quality of life is improving – and the “why” can be traced back to the Y. Throughout the state, older Nebraskans are taking control of their

By |2018-10-22T09:58:48-05:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Community Engagement, Topics|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Older Nebraskans taking control of health with YMCA assist

With age comes rising risk of fall, chance of serious injury. Here’s how to protect yourself

Ann B. Davis, who played Alice the housekeeper on “The Brady Bunch” television show. Robert Culp of “I Spy” TV fame. Musician Leonard Cohen and author Kurt Vonnegut. What do they all have in common? They all died after a fall in their home. One in four older Americans fall every year. Of those, one-third suffer hip fractures

By |2018-08-28T09:46:58-05:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on With age comes rising risk of fall, chance of serious injury. Here’s how to protect yourself