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Health and Watching Too Much TV. Picture of a young caucasian male sitting in front of a TV with the remote in his hand.

Health and Watching Too Much TV

Your mother probably told you it is not healthy to sit and watch TV so much, but you thought she was just making it up. Actually, over the past 40 years, a number of studies have shown negative health effects related to watching TV for hours each day. A recent addition to this collection of […]

Employee of the Month – September 2022

For September, the Employee-of-the-Month spotlight falls on Sholanda Sealey of Anchorage.  We are grateful for Sholanda. We love how reliable, patient, and caring she is with her clients. Sholanda is hardworking and does an amazing job. She is motivated, presents an outstanding attitude, and has the ability to get the job done. We are appreciative […]

Does Running Cause Arthritis? Picture of 3 caucasian females and 3 caucasian males jogging.

Does Running Cause Arthritis?

It is a popular belief that the wear and tear of running causes osteoarthritis of the knees and other joints. Doctors now know this is not true. According to exercise scientist Paul Williams, studies show quite the opposite. [1] Williams heads up the National Runner’s Health Study as well as the National Walkers’ Health Study. […]

Employee of the Month – August 2022

Thank you, Kathy, for your amazing work, endless compassion, and amazing ability to put a smile on your face every time we talk with you! Kathy is our sunshine, and we cannot put into words how much she is truly appreciated. Congratulations!

Snoring? Trouble Sleeping? Try Exercise. Picture of a caucasian male sleeping in bed and a caucasian female in bed with her pillow pulled over her ears.

Snoring? Trouble Sleeping? Try Exercise.

Insufficient or low-quality sleep may be more than an annoyance. It can be a major health concern meriting a visit to your general practitioner or a sleep specialist. Difficulty sleeping that impairs activities of daily living and lasts greater than three months meets the clinical definition of insomnia. Insomnia can be a disorder or a […]

Do Pets Increase Fall Risk in the Elderly? Picture of a tan colored adult dog and a tan colored puppy .

Do Pets Increase Fall Risk in the Elderly?

Anyone who has a dog or cat knows the benefits they offer. Besides the obvious joy and love they give so much; pets have been linked to a variety of health benefits.[1] Acknowledging this is important, but it also must be taken into consideration that pets can sometimes become a fall hazard for elderly people. […]

Employee of the month - Tanya Folkers

Employee of The Month

Genacta is pleased to announce Tanya Folkers, who works for the office of Wasilla, has been named Employee of the Month. Tanya cares for her patients with compassion and professionalism. She is willing to make the extra effort when it comes to ensuring quality care. Thank you, Tanya, for everything you do. Congratulations!

Is Sitting Too Much Bad for Your Brain? Picture of an elderly black male, an elderly caucasian female and an elderly caucasian male all walking on tread mills.

Is Sitting Too Much Bad for Your Brain?

According to research at UCLA, changes in a section of the brain that is critical for memory are associated with sitting too much.[1] The study involved people ages 45 to 75. An MRI of each person provided a look at the region of the brain involved with the formation of new memories. The study did […]

Is It a Stroke? Picture of a Caucasian health provider and a Caucasian family.

Is It a Stroke?

A stroke can be a scary thing to experience. Knowing the signs and symptoms of a stroke may assist in being able to take quick action and perhaps save a life. The signs of a stroke are: Sudden numbness or weakness in the face, arm, or leg, usually on one side of the body. Sudden […]

Is It Dangerous to Hold Your Urine? Picture of animated shadow pictures trying to hold their urine.

Is It Dangerous to Hold Your Urine?

From long haul truckers to teachers, there are many instances when adults find themselves needing to resist the urge to urinate from time to time. While delaying nature’s call for an hour or two won’t pose any health threats, it’s possible to harm our bodies by holding urine for too long or by making a […]