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Addressing Common, Age-Related Medical Concerns

Addressing Common, Age-Related Medical Concerns

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  In America today, we can expect to live longer than ever before. As we navigate our senior years, carefully managing chronic conditions is one key to staying healthy. Getting older can bring on health problems as our bodies change….

Aging and Inflammation

Aging and Inflammation

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How Food can Help Manage Pain As we grow older, the usual aches and pains become more noticeable. There are many reasons why this may happen, but there are also several methods to manage or even eliminate the pain. Our….

Optimal Eating For Seniors

Optimal Eating For Seniors

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The Importance of Selecting Healthy Foods Healthy eating is more prominent in today’s culture than it was 40 years ago, 10 years ago and even last year. As we get older, we begin to notice more aches and pains and….

Senior Health: 10 Top Concerns

Senior Health: 10 Top Concerns

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According to a 2009-2011 survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Washington, D.C., approximately 41% of 65-year old adults reported their health to be excellent or very good. The CDC says people in America today can….

Caring for a Loved One—and Yourself in the Process

Caring for a Loved One—and Yourself in the Process

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How to determine if you are a caregiver and what you can do to support seniors close to you We’re living longer, healthier lives. While it is a tremendous bonus to enjoy each other’s company for years more than in….

Aging with Dignity: Legal and Financial Considerations (Video)

Aging with Dignity: Legal and Financial Considerations (Video)

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As individuals age, it is important they coordinate their assets so potential emergency legal and financial situations can be handled with more ease. Legal and financial arrangements are a crucial factor in aging planning, but they can also be one….

Activities Supporting Independence for Seniors

Activities Supporting Independence for Seniors

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For seniors, staying active, laughing, and simply having fun helps the body stay strong and mind stay sharp. Whether living independently, in an assisted living community, or skilled nursing center, there are plenty of activities for older adults to enjoy….

Staying Active with Limited Mobility

Staying Active with Limited Mobility

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Seniors can have limited mobility from injuries sustained in a fall or from a stroke, arthritis, or other illnesses that restrict movement. When this occurs, the activities and hobbies they once enjoyed may be too difficult. The best way to….

Keys to Greater Happiness and Health as We Age

Keys to Greater Happiness and Health as We Age

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Aging is inevitable. Maintaining a happy and healthy life takes exercise, proper nutrition, and staying socially active. A healthy lifestyle enables an active, fulfilled life. Be Physically Active Regular exercise at a level comfortable for you is an important foundation….

Aging with Dignity: Preparing for the Future (Video)

Aging with Dignity: Preparing for the Future (Video)

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With Americans living longer than ever before, it is now more important than ever for you and your loved ones to properly devise an aging plan to ensure optimal care and comfort. The video below highlights some tips to utilize….

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