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November 2018
Not Getting Enough ZZZs? Here’s Help

Being older doesn't mean you have to feel tired all the time. There are many things you can do to help you get a good night's sleep: Go to sleep…

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September 2018
7 Tips to Healthy Aging

As we age, there are things we can do to help make our senior years as healthy and fulfilling as possible. These tips can help. If you smoke, get help…

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May 2018
How Can I Stay Active with Osteoarthritis?

Q: I’ve had osteoarthritis for years, and I know I should be more active. How can I exercise safely? Research shows that people can and should exercise when they have…

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March 2018
Seniors and Depression

In older people, certain life changes can increase the risk for depression: A move from home, such as to a retirement facility Chronic illness/pain Children moving away Spouse or close…

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July 2017
Know the Signs of a Stroke

During a stroke, every minute counts. Receiving treatment quickly can lessen stroke-related brain damage. Signs of Stroke Sudden numbness or weakness in the face, arm or leg, especially on one…

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Two senior women stretching before their run outdoors
March 2017
Balance Exercises Can Help Prevent Falls

Each year, more than one-third of people age 65 or older fall, according to the National Institutes of Health. Balance exercises, along with certain strength exercises, can help prevent falls…

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