Dr. Ashley Zapf

Golden Care Program provides seniors with useful health information

Golden Care Program provides seniors with useful health information

Nearly two decades ago a program beneficial to the health of adults 50 years and older was started by Baptist Health Care. The Golden Care Program began 17 years ago and there are currently more than 32,000 members in the program. One of the reasons the program is popular is because of the health-related seminars […]

Zapf discusses causes, solutions to back pain

Zapf discusses causes, solutions to back pain

Back pain can affect anyone but it can be particularly problematic for older adults. Sometimes people are hesitant about how to proceed if they do experience back pain. Dr. Ashley Zapf, a primary care sports medicine physician who is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, helped provide general answers about back pain concerns during […]

Seminar highlights importance of exercise for older adults

Seminar highlights importance of exercise for older adults

More than half of all adults are not meeting the recommended requirements for daily physical activity. That issue becomes a bigger concern for older adults, who are suffering a bone loss of 3-5 percent each year once they hit the age of 55. Sometimes it’s the craziness of life in general that gets in the […]