Health & Wellness

Barbara McClure, RN, BSHA

In this day and time we are confronted with demanding jobs, meeting family needs, caring for elderly parents, not to mention air pollution, processed foods…the list goes on.  All of these are stressors that create inflammation in our bodies causing physical and mental pain. Our muscles hurt and our skin takes on the signs of aging.   

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Dogwood Forest of Grayson

If you are not yet a senior yourself, there are a lot of things about that era of life that can be a mystery to the younger generations. In fact, there is some real truth to not fully understanding something until you experience it for yourself, and humanity proves again and again that this rule is a fundamental pillar of life.

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Allison R. Tyler, MD

Tall Tale: Cataract surgery hurts
Truth: You should not experience pain during cataract surgery. A few hours after surgery, you may notice mild scratchiness or soreness that is relieved by taking an over the counter medicine such as Tylenol or Advil.

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