What to Know about Flu Season 2021

Reducing the spread of respiratory illnesses, like the flu, is more important than ever this year due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. The time to get your flu shot is now! 9Health:365 and Safeway/Albertsons will be providing free flu shots or flu shot vouchers at most 9Health Fairs this fall. We recommend making a reservation, […]

You Are Not Too Old

September is Healthy Aging Month. Healthy Aging Magazine says they created the month to remind people 45 and up that they’re never too old to take control of their health or start something new. Here at 9Health:365, we’re here for your health, every day of the year! Here are some tips and tricks to take […]

Should you go to the ER for COVID-19? Try the “walking alphabet test” first

By: Dr. Kari Williams – RMA (AMT), CPT (NHA), CET (NHA), BS (Nutrition), DC We’ve all been told not to overwhelm the healthcare system by going to the ER for possible COVID cases. Stay at home if you’re sick and only go to the hospital if you experience severe shortness of breath and other symptoms (listed below). On […]

Get Active: Exercise Technology Today

Guest Blog By Dr. Kari Williams, RMA (AMT), CPT (NHA), CET (NHA), BS, DC Thanks to advances in science, technology, and modern medicine, humans are living longer than ever.  Just because your body doesn’t work as well as it did when you were 20, it doesn’t mean you can’t continue to enjoy full and enriching […]

The Senior Bus: Connecting Seniors to Community and Critical Services

Are you, or someone you know, experiencing trouble with transportation? Across Colorado, hundreds of thousands of people have missed out on health care due to lack of transportation. Well, that doesn’t need to happen in Baca County! Residents of Walsh, Vilas, Springfield, and Campo can call the Senior Bus to schedule transportation right from their […]

Emergency Room Visit Prevention

Guest Blog By Dr. Kari Williams, RMA (AMT), CPT (NHA), CET (NHA), BS, DC  As listed on the eHealth Medicare site, reasons seniors commonly visit the Emergency Room can range from respiratory and cardiac symptoms to injuries associated with falls. Common reasons for ER visits among seniors and tips to reduce the risk, include:   Injuries and Accidents: as […]