Health & Fitness

Affordable Health Screenings Coming to Arcadia
Community, Health & Fitness

Affordable Health Screenings Coming to Arcadia

      Residents living in and around Arcadia can learn about their risk for cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, and other chronic, serious conditions with affordable screenings by Life Line Screening. The Arcadia Woman’s Club will host this community event on July 19 at 324 S. First Ave. Screenings can check for: – The level…

Who Needs Knee Surgery?
Community, Health & Fitness

Who Needs Knee Surgery?

    Arcadia Senior Services, in partnership with Methodist Hospital, is having an informative health presentation regarding knee replacement. Dr. Gregory Heinen, who specializes in orthopedic surgery, will be the guest speaker. The event will take place at the Arcadia Community Center, 365 Campus Drive, on Tuesday, July 26 at 1:30 p.m. and is free….

Walk the Walk to a Healthier Life
Health & Fitness

Walk the Walk to a Healthier Life

    Getting healthy is necessary to living a long, full life. You know that. But not everyone knows where to start. A combination of diet, exercise, and taking healthy supplements can go a long way toward improving the quality of your life, and with the prevalence of social media, it means you are never…

Summer Registration for Seniors
Arts & Entertainment, Community, Health & Fitness

Summer Registration for Seniors

    The City of Arcadia Recreation & Community Services Department – Senior Services Division is offering summer classes for adults (50 years of age and older). The course offerings include: oil and watercolor painting, yoga, strength training, line dancing, tai chi, zumba gold, and aerobics. Registration is currently open online at www.arcadiaCa.gov, walk-in, fax-in, mail-in,…

Dry Eye: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
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Dry Eye: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

      Grittiness, burning, irritation, redness, itching, tearing – if these symptoms sound familiar, you could be one of the estimated 10 million Americans who suffer from dry eye. Dry eye is a condition where tears lack sufficient moisture and lubrication, which are necessary to maintain good eye health and clear vision. Tears not…

How Clean Is Your Hospital Room?
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How Clean Is Your Hospital Room?

    Most people scheduled for a trip to the hospital expect the facility to be clean, or at least not harboring organisms that can cause life-threatening illness. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 75,000 people in the United States die from hospital-acquired infections each year. Many hospitals struggle…

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