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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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January 2016
Are You Drinking Enough Fluids?

It’s important for your body to have plenty of fluids each day. Water helps you digest your food, absorb nutrients and then get rid of the unused waste. With age,…

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Senior woman tightening shoelaces on her footwear
September 2014
Preventing Slips and Falls at Home

Falls are one of the leading causes of unintentional injuries in the U.S., accounting for approximately 8.9 million visits to the emergency room. The risk of falling rises with age.…

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