Seniors' Health

How to Prevent the Danger of Taking Too Many Medications

As you get older, medications are often needed to help you stay healthy. But, taking many medications can put you at a higher risk for dangerous drug interactions or misuse.

Learn the Risks

Virtua VIP Holiday Luncheon

Join us to celebrate the holiday season with good food, friends, music and dancing.

Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Time: Noon - 4 pm (doors open at 11:45 am)
Location: Indian Springs Country Club, 115 South Elmwood Road, Marlton, NJ
Cost: $27 (includes salad, buffet entrees and sides, dessert, coffee, tea and iced tea)

RSVP Deadline: Friday, November 22, 2019

Register online or call 1-888-847-8823.

Wise and Wonderful Lecture Series

Ask a Pharmacist: What to Know about Medication Safety

The Virtua pharmacy team will give an overview on the importance of managing medications and will share tips on how to stay safe when you take multiple medications. Light refreshments will be served. Registration required.

Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Time: 10 am
Location: Virtua Health and Wellness Center – Voorhees, 200 Bowman Drive, First Floor Conference Center, Voorhees, NJ (park in Lot E)

Register online or call 1-888-847-8823.

AHA News: Time With Grandkids Could Boost Health - Even Lifespan

FRIDAY, Aug. 30, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Julie Brogan's granddaughters, ages 9, 12 and 13, spend part of every summer at her home overlooking Lake Michigan in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. They enjoy paddle boarding, swimming and working on projects in the professional painter's art studio.

Their experiences have mirrored what scientific researchers have found: Spending time with grandchildren can have positive health impacts. But there is a caveat. Quality is just as important as quantity.

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