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Megan Joyce

All 50plus, Women’s, Veterans’ Events Going Virtual for 2020

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and changes in public health restrictions, OLP Events has announced its remaining 50plus EXPOs, Women’s Expos, and Veterans’ Expo & Job Fairs for 2020 will be conducted virtually. Fortunately, virtual technology is more…

0 Comments / 68 View / August 3, 2020

McKenzie and Aquatic Therapies Put Patients Back in Charge of Pain Management

When it comes to navigating your own health, there’s something to be said for the restorative powers of self-management. As much as it wears you down physically, chronic pain can have a corrosive psychological effect as well, as it begins…

0 Comments / 46 View / August 3, 2020

Employers, Employees Urged to Address Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Pennsylvania ranks No. 1 on a list it doesn’t want to be on. The commonwealth is outpacing all other states in overdose deaths, having seen a 43 percent increase over the last year. According to the Centers for Disease Control…

0 Comments / 104 View / April 1, 2019

Palliative Care Provides Comfort and Support alongside Cure-Seeking Treatments

Although you may often see the words “palliative care” listed in conjunction with “hospice care,” the two terms are not entirely interchangeable. “Palliative care can take on different meanings for different people,” Sandy Sferrella-Taylor, public relations manager for Visiting Angels…

0 Comments / 59 View / November 1, 2018

Foundation Connects Breast Cancer Patients, Seniors with Home Care and Funding

Cheryl Kay Stawovy lost her life to breast cancer in 2013, but a foundation created in her name soon after has ensured that her legacy and life’s passion live on. Also formed in 2013, the Pennsylvania-based Cheryl Kay Foundation has…

0 Comments / 150 View / October 1, 2018

Gynecological Care Shifts Focus During and After Menopause

The process of menopause brings myriad changes to a woman’s life, including a shift in focus for her routine gynecological care. BusinessWoman spoke with Dr. Kathleen Gerbert, of May-Grant Obstetrics & Gynecology in Lancaster, about the ways in which gynecological…

0 Comments / 107 View / October 1, 2018

When it Comes to Firearms, Safety is Essential

“There’s a misperception in our industry that in order to be safe, you can’t have fun, but I don’t think they’re mutually exclusive.” Tracy Fornwalt, co-owner with Nate Morrison of Morr Indoor Range in Willow Street, focused primarily on the…

0 Comments / 112 View / May 31, 2018

Cholesterol: The Lowdown on the Highs and Lows

When it comes to cholesterol numbers, we hear the medical professionals’ — and the pharmaceutical companies’ — constant calls to get our cholesterol lower, lower, lower. So it may surprise you to know that, despite its thoroughly negative reputation, we…

0 Comments / 161 View / May 31, 2018

Truly Together: Teambuilding Events for the 21st Century

Most co-workers are together eight hours a day. That’s 40 hours a week—sometimes more. Right? Or are we truly “together”? How much time do we really spend with each other, reaping the subtle communication benefits of face-to-face interaction? In 2017,…

0 Comments / 140 View / August 31, 2017

When Colleagues Collide: Improving Intergenerational Relations in the Workplace

As of May 2017, there were 153.5 million full-time and part-time workers in the U.S., according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And composing those current millions, three very different generations—baby boomers, Generation Xers, and millennials—collide. With communication gaps galore…

0 Comments / 401 View / August 1, 2017