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Surviving the Summer Heat at Any Age


It’s summertime again, and that means it’s time for a refresher on how to stay safe in the summer heat. Almost 400 Americans die as a result of heat waves each year, and most of them are elders who don’t recognize that they are overheating – a potentially dangerous situation. Seniors can possibly be at… continue reading


Haven’t exercised in a while? Afraid of getting back on the horse? With several easy-to-do exercises geared toward seniors, you can maintain mobility, strengthen your muscles, improve your blood pressure, and help your overall health. All you need is a sturdy chair. Remember to consult your physician before starting any new exercise programs, especially if… continue reading


FHCA is celebrating Older Americans Month! Which is as good a time as any to learn about the benefits you could be receiving from government programs such as Medicare, Social Security, and the Older Americans Act. Don’t be afraid to reach out and use the tools the government has in place to help you. Find… continue reading


Over the past few weeks, you may have seen FHCA social media posts filled with captivating photos that reflect the close relationship between our amazing nurses and the wonderful residents they care for. National Nurses Week is May 6-12, and there’s no better time to thank these heroic caregivers who do so much to make… continue reading

Are you ready for National Healthcare Decisions Day?


National Healthcare Decisions Day kicks off today, with the theme “It always seems too early, until it’s too late.” Throughout the week the campaign will bring awareness to the importance of advance care planning, encouraging individuals to make a priority of planning for their future health care decisions – before time runs out. According to… continue reading