Stroke is the No. 5 cause of death and leading cause of disability in the United States. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or bursts (or ruptures).When that happens, part...

Despite its name, athletes aren't the only people who develop tennis elbow.Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is a painful condition that occurs when tendons in your elbow are overloaded, usually by repetitive motions of the wrist and arm.As the name suggests, playing tennis — especially repeated...

Thursday, May 23 20191:30 - 2:30 pmThe Lodge at Geer Village, Hollenbeck RoomNo Reservations NecessaryIf you have high blood pressure, diabetes, heart problems, smoke tobacco, are over age 55, have family history or take certain medications, you may be at risk for a stroke. Also known...

Geer Village Senior Community is hosting a free discussion with a panel of professionals about the many resources available to make healthy choices, so we can all live healthier and longer lives. Tuesday April 9, 2019 5:30 – 7:00 pm at The Christ Church Congregational 5 Old Middle St Goshen,...

Need insights and tips?Join free caregivers support groupThe second Wednesday of every month at the Lodge at Geer Village, 1:00 pmNext meeting is Wednesday, March 13th.Drop in at any meeting or call 860-824-2625 to schedule a consultation with our dementia specialist....

Cambridge University releases a brain-training app that improves concentration akin to Ritalin.The University's Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute has developed and tested 'Decoder' an app which activates a frontal-parietal network in the brain that is designed to improve attention and concentration.In a study published in...

A certain royal person, in his late 90s, was in the news recently in the UK. He had had a car accident – the car he was driving had ended up on its side – and it was reported that he was a bit “shaken...