The Opening of Saucon Valley Manor Building II

Saucon Valley Manor is proud to announce the opening of Building II. Saucon Valley Manor is the premier in Independent Living, Personal Care, Assisted Living, Advanced Care, and Secured Dementia/Alzheimer’s Care. We are pleased to expand our services to meet the needs of the community.

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New Advances in Treatment for Cataracts

Cataracts are the clouding of the eye’s lens. In order for our vision to be clear, the lens, through which light travels to the retina, must also be clear. Initially, as cataracts begin to develop, you may not notice any change in your vision. But as it progresses, your vision will become blurry or cloudy, as though looking through a dirty window, and colors won’t be as bright as they once were.

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Ready to Grow? How Seniors Can Prepare for Gardening Season

The Centers for Disease Control recommends 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise each week to reduce the risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, depression, high blood pressure, and colon cancer. Even better, the CDC cites gardening as a moderate-intensity activity, which means that an avid gardener can catch two birds with one net and enjoy good health and a beautiful green space.

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Effects of Exercise on Alzheimer’s

More than five million Americans currently suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, and while a number of breakthroughs have occurred over the past few years, there is currently no cure for this devastating disease.

It’s well known that regular exercise can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease, but two recent studies have found that regular vigorous physical activity can also positively impact the symptoms of the disease and improve the quality of life of those who suffer from it.

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Living With Diabetes as a Senior

Diabetes disproportionately affects older adults, and it can lead to poor overall health and a number of serious complications if it’s not kept under control. Small lifestyle changes can have a major impact on diabetes, and the most important of these involve diet and exercise.
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