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(BPT) - When you’re active and young at heart, it’s easy to forget that you may be losing some strength, flexibility and balance as you age.Because these changes happen gradually, you may …

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(NewsUSA) - Many older adults would prefer to remain in their own homes as they age, but a lack of affordable options makes this plan a challenge for individuals and their families, according to …

The Newest Diagnostic Exam Aging Adults Can’t Miss: The Elderoscopy

(NewsUSA) - Mammograms. Colonoscopies. Dental Cleanings. There are many diagnostic exams that we may not enjoy; however, we follow the prescribed regimen for our health and well-being. Health experts …

How to Protect Your Aging Parents From Financial Fraud

(NewsUSA) - Today, many adults have elderly parents who live independently. As the number of digital scammers preying on the elderly increases, however, your aging parents are at higher risk of …
Exercising with a partner can help you both get fit and have fun.

Three Tips To Help Seniors Kickstart A Spring Fitness Routine

(NAPSI)—Spring is here, and with it comes warmer weather, longer daylight hours, and for many, a desire to spring into new activities, including exercise. If you’re ready to kickstart a new …
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(NAPSI)—If you’re like most people, this is a familiar scene: You’re nearing the end of your appointment with your physician, and they ask, “Do you have any questions?” You want to take …
Your smile could say something important about your heart.
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What’s Really At The Heart Of Dental Health?

(NAPSI)—What’s the way to someone’s heart? You may be surprised to learn the answer could be “dental health.” As the gateway to your body and all its major organs, including the heart, your …
A healthy, happy retirement can be easier to achieve if you plan ahead.
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Building A Stronger Retirement

(NAPSI)—With each generation’s expected retirement time growing longer and longer, you may need to plan for 20 to 30 years of life after you stop working. And when it comes to ways to save for …
When looking into Medicare plans, consider the health benefits of those that emphasis exercise and include gym memberships.

Medicare Open Enrollment Offers Opportunities to Access Affordable Fitness Programs

(NAPSI)—Millions of older adults are making important decisions about their health insurance coverage—including fitness and wellness benefits—during Medicare Open Enrollment. Seniors and other …
More fruits and vegetables and fewer sugary snacks in your diet can help you combat diabetes.
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Small Steps Can Make A Big Difference In Preventing Diabetes

(NAPSI)—Prediabetes is a serious medical condition that, if untreated, can put you at increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. But the good news is that by making …
Free Online Survey Alerts Older Adults to Risks of Falling, a Major Hazard

(NewsUSA) - (NewsUSA) - The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot of things. One thing that's still the same? Falling is NOT a normal part of aging. There are steps you can take to reduce your …

3 Tips to Maintain Brain Health

(Family Features) Many people are fearful of developing Alzheimer's disease, especially those with a family history of the condition. There are steps people can take, however, to help maintain and support their brain health.

5 fall home maintenance tips: What you don’t do can cost you

(BPT) - While home maintenance may seem pricey, being proactive about home upkeep can save more money by preventing expensive repair or replacement costs in the future — not to mention …

Seniors’ drug costs are about to be slashed — here’s what you need to know

(BPT) - Today, Medicare beneficiaries across the country face a devastating predicament: Often, they can manage serious conditions like cancer by taking daily prescription drugs — but …

LeVar Burton Sits Down with Young Caregiver and His Mother to Learn How they are Managing a Rare Blood Cancer

(BPT) - Caregivers play a critical role in the physical and mental well-being of countless patients affected by rare diseases, including …

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20 photos of LA in the 1950s

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20 photos of NYC in the 1950s
Giggster combed historical archives to compile a collection of pictures that exemplify what the Big Apple was like during the 1950s.
20 photos of Chicago in the 1950s
Giggster combed historical archives to compile a list of 20 photos that exemplify what life was like in Chicago during the 1950s.
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(BPT) - Inflation is putting the squeeze on all Americans, but no one is feeling the pinch more than those on Social Security and Medicare who are on a fixed income.Over 64 million Americans are …

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(BPT) - Do you work from home? Did you know home fires can become deadly in just minutes? Your work building probably has a fire sprinkler system to help people escape safely and contain fires, but …

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(BPT) - Being empowered often comes from being informed. And when it comes to diseases like blood cancer, having or not having information can make a significant difference in outcomes.This Blood …

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(BPT) - When did you last have your vision checked? As we age, we become more likely to develop cataracts or other vision issues. While many doctor appointments are top of mind, eye health may be …

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