Month: September 2020

Tips for Cold and Flu Season

Wash Hands Often -- Especially before eating, after using the restroom and being outside. Get Immunized -- The flu virus can spread fast, so get vaccinated. Flu vaccines protect against three viruses that experts predict will be the most common each season. Get Complete Rest -- Adults need no less than 8 hours sleep per night. Complete rest helps empower your immune system. Stay Hydrated & Eat Healthy -- Drink plenty of fluids, preferably water. This is a proven way to strengthen your immune system and helps "flush" the body clean. Chicken soup really works! Exercise & Stay Active -- I's not your

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From the BG Independent News — Coronavirus pandemic poses greatest challenge ever for Heritage Corner

BY ANDREW BAILEY BG Independent News Correspondent Older people are at a higher risk for severe health complications from COVID-19, a danger that Mark Manley, co-owner of Heritage Corner Health Care Campus in Bowling Green, knows all too well. Manley and his wife, Debra, have been caring for older people in their assisted living facility since 1992, with Mark himself being the fifth generation of his family to be in the industry, he said. Manley has experienced tornadoes, blizzards and power outages that lasted for days. None of that prepared him for the coronavirus pandemic. That instills fear like nothing else. “In 1978, I was

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