Learn to Cope with Memory Loss
The Alzheimer's Association and Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County will present an Early-Stage Memory Awareness Program at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30 at the hospital in Willingboro. The FREE session is geared for individuals with memory loss and their families. Call 1-800-272-3900 to register
or Click Here for Additional Alzheimer's Association Information.
 
Do You Have a Passion for Fashion?
If so, purchase your ticket for the Lourdes Health Foundation's Fall Into Fashion Show, scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Riverton Country Club. Tickets are $50 each and include a three-course dinner, a fashion show by Marlene's of Collingswood and access to a gift basket raffle. Proceeds from the event benefit the new digital mammography unit at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center.
Reserve Your Seat Now.
 

SEPTEMBER 2010
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Backpackers Beware: School Load Can Cause Injury, Pain
Homework can cause any child to feel weighed down. But if your child goes back and forth to school lugging an overloaded backpack, she may be shouldering a load that actually could lead to neck and back pain, headaches and other health problems.
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Tired of Fibromyalgia? Try Tai Chi
Tai chi has been shown to relieve symptoms of arthritis, lower blood pressure, improve sleep quality and reduce anxiety and depression. Researchers now say that this ancient Chinese practice, sometimes described as "meditation in motion," may be effective in easing fibromyalgia.
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Many Women Still Avoiding Mammograms
Numerous studies have shown that mammography can reduce the risk of dying from breast cancer. What may be surprising, then, is that many women still are avoiding this essential screening.
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Rehabilitation: A Good Move After Stroke
Stroke is the No. 3 killer in the United States. But it's also a leading cause of serious, long-term disability, as many survivors are left with speech, vision, memory, balance or coordination problems. The good news, experts say, is that many people can relearn to walk, talk or do daily activities through rehabilitation.
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Find Fall’s Bounty at the Farmers Market
The days are cooling and the kids are back in school. But that doesn’t mean an end to delicious and nutritious fresh fruits and veggies. Shop your farmers market in fall for a healthy harvest.
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