Volunteering Benefits Seniors Physically & Mentally

For some, the Holiday Season can be a time of social isolation and loneliness.  This can be especially true for older adults who live alone.  Research shows social isolation can have adverse effects such as depression, reduced cognitive function, decreased activity, and many physical conditions.  For instance, we tend to see more instances of issues like high blood pressure, heart disease […]

5 Holiday Giving Options Offering Healthful Returns

The Holiday Season is a time for giving, and that includes supporting causes and organizations that make our communities stronger.  It’s in this spirit that Philadelphia physical therapist Chris McKenzie shares some holiday giving suggestions which offer a more healthful return than simply writing a check.  “As a physical therapist, my goal is to improve lives and the community by […]