Aging in place, safely and productively

January 11, 2020

Story by Brooke Edge, HealthBack Home Health  Occupational Therapists help patients who may or may not have injuries, disabilities, and illnesses to recover, improve, and develop skills needed for daily living and/or working to help […]

Building Strength: Seth’s Story

January 8, 2020

Story provided by Rachel Klein, YMCA of Greater OKC Photography by Simon Hurst Looking at 11-year-old Seth you’d never know he faced a life-changing challenge a few years ago that left him in a wheelchair. […]

Urinary Leakage or Painful Sex?

December 12, 2019

Physical Therapy Can Help That By Jenny LaCross PT, DPT, WCS, ATC, CLT-LANA  “You do what!? I didn’t even know that was a thing!” This is the response I commonly get from people when I […]

Remembering Self-Giving

December 7, 2019

by Joyce Montgomery, member of Payne County Aging Advocates The dictionary defines self-giving as presenting voluntarily and without expecting compensation. During the holiday season, we are reminded of the journey of life, new beginnings, and […]

Dementia Community Outreach Event Planned

November 4, 2019

Story provided by Stillwater Medical Center Dementia is now one of the leading killers in the United States, with the rate of deaths linked to the disease more than doubling over the past two decades. […]

New Bicycle Legislation Now in Effect to Support Active Transportation

November 2, 2019

Story provided by Melinda Caldwell, TSET Healthy Living Program Coordinator Building physical activity into daily life is critical to the health, safety, and well-being of everyone. Thirty-two percent of adults in Payne County are obese. […]

What Can I Do to Help Combat the Opioid Crisis?

October 12, 2019

Story by Hanna Wensman According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) over 60,000 young children each year will be taken to the Emergency room from accidental ingestion of prescription medications.  Safe storage of medication […]

Maintaining Eye Health

October 11, 2019

Story by Gladeen Allred, Ed.D., Aging Advocates Which of your five senses is most important to you? The human body receives sensory information through the senses of sight, sound, taste, smell, and touch. Many people […]

Second Annual WalkTober Challenge

September 9, 2019

Story by Lissette Minges, TSET Healthy Living Program Specialist The WalkTober Steps Challenge is a physical activity program to engage businesses in the Stillwater community with a business-to-business competition. The importance of physical activity is […]

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