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Centenarians reveal their secrets to a long, happy life

Centenarians reveal their secrets to a long, happy life

One hundred years ago, the average American’s life expectancy was between 50 and 60 years, and so the estimated 53,000 centenarians in the United States today have lived much longer…

Beyond sound: The link between hearing loss and cognitive health

Beyond sound: The link between hearing loss and cognitive health

Difficulty hearing may be more than just a quality-of-life issue. Growing evidence indicates that untreated hearing loss in older adults can lead to other health conditions, and one of the…

Taking control for healthier aging

Taking control for healthier aging

As adults age, they often face different health challenges than those experienced during their youth; however, there are several key steps that can be taken to improve their chances of…

Not your mother’s menopause: new ways to manage symptoms

Not your mother’s menopause: new ways to manage symptoms

Although menopause is a milestone event for an estimated 50 million-plus women each year, there is an increased focus on the topic during September, which is National Menopause Awareness Month.…

Tame that ringing in your ears and rock on, boomers

Tame that ringing in your ears and rock on, boomers

Bob Dylan. The Rolling Stones. Led Zeppelin. Music helped define an entire generation of baby boomers. It expressed their fresh world view and energized them as they set the world…

7 sight-saving habits for older adults to help maintain independence

7 sight-saving habits for older adults to help maintain independence

   One in six Americans over age 65 has a visual impairment that cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. This is often caused by common eye conditions and…

Summer do’s and don’ts for hearing aid wearers

Summer do’s and don’ts for hearing aid wearers

Summer is (finally) almost here. Many people look forward to this season because it gives them the opportunity to indulge in activities requiring warm, sunny days, like boating, swimming, hiking,…

Do you know the stages of the life insurance cycle?

Do you know the stages of the life insurance cycle?

Many of life’s different stages offer challenges and rewards – whether you’re starting out on your own, raising a family, focusing on your career or preparing for a rewarding retirement.…

The future of cancer treatment may lie in an experimental ‘immunotherapy’ vaccine

The future of cancer treatment may lie in an experimental ‘immunotherapy’ vaccine

Diane Altenburg doesn’t mind a good challenge. An army wife for 28 years and mother to five children, she and her family moved 17 times, across states and continents as…

Is your handbag prepared to help save your life?

Did you know that nearly 300,000 women in the U.S. have heart attacks each year? Yet, most women’s handbags are better prepared to manage a broken nail (55 percent) or…

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