Heart Health with Stay at Home in Wilton

On February 23rd, Stay at Home in Wilton and RVNAhealth presented Heart Health 2021, featuring a goody bag drive-through and a virtual presentation with RVNAhealth experts discussing blood pressure (Jill Hart, RN), grip strength (Sarah Triano, OTR/L) and meditation (April Rodriguez, RN). The presentation was capped off with a Q & A with Ralph Kirmser, M.D., esteemed cardiologist and husband of Stay at Home in Wilton's president, Sally Maraventano Kirmser. Continue reading

Work Those Hands!

A strong grip not only makes activities of daily life easier, recent studies also show a connection between grip strength and heart health.  Continue reading

On the Run with RVNAhealth

To help new and veteran runners stay healthy and active, RVNAhealth Rehabilitation & Wellness Center now offers detailed Running Assessments with sports physical therapist Kate Campbell, DPT and certified gait analyst.Continue reading

Aging and Falls Prevention (video and presentation)

An older adult falls every single second in the United States. More than 1 in 4 older adults report a fall every year. Every 20 minutes, a fall-related death occurs. But falls are not inevitable. The right tools, exercises, and precautions care seriously reduce risk of falling, and minimize potential issues when a fall occurs. Continue reading

Leave Falling to the Leaves

In the U.S., more than 1 of 4 people aged 65 and older will experience a fall each year and, sadly, an older adult dies from a fall every 20 minutes. But falling is not an inevitability. There are tools and exercises available to reduce risk and increase safety. Continue reading