Recent News

  • A newfound passion and happiness 10/24/2018

    Dorothy Daniels, 69, discovered a hidden talent at the Mercy LIFE - West Philadelphia Day Center, along with a new and happier life.

  • Keep your mind active 10/24/2018

    You know that working out your body is good for your health. But what about working out your mind? That's also crucial, it turns out.

  • Ask the doctor 7/17/2018

    Donna Raziano, MD, explains an an advance directive, and why its important to have one.

  • Give your teeth the care they deserve 7/17/2018

    As you age, it's more important than ever to give your teeth and mouth lots of TLC.

  • Stay safe in summer’s heat 7/17/2018

    The summer sweltering heat can make you miserable. And if you're not careful, it can also make you sick.

  • Caring for your parents 3/27/2018

    It may be a job you wouldn't trade for the world. But taking care of an aging parent can also be hard work. And sometimes it's too much to tackle alone.

  • Take care with allergy medicines 3/27/2018

    As plants release pollen in the spring, many people with hay fever start to sneeze and sniffle. If you’re one of them, you might be reaching for an allergy medicine—and not just a tissue.

  • Tips for helping caregivers grieve 3/27/2018

    If you’re a caregiver who’s recently lost a loved one, here’s something important to know: There’s no right or wrong way to grieve.

  • Antibiotics: When you need them, when you don’t 10/23/2017

    We all know antibiotics are good at fighting germs - just not all germs. And that's good to remember the next time you get an illness like a cold.

  • Don’t risk the flu—get your shot 10/23/2017

    You want to stay healthy and feel good. And one way to do that, especially this time of year, is to get a flu shot.