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Proper flu etiquette to help keep you and your family flu-free

Proper flu etiquette to help keep you and your family flu-free

It came out of nowhere. The sudden fever, aches, and chills you’re experiencing are unbearable. You crawl into bed, thinking there’s not much you can do. You already feel guilty…

Live long and financially strong with these 3 tips

Live long and financially strong with these 3 tips

By 2029, more than 76 million baby boomers will be 65 or older, according to recent Census estimates. While there is great upside to increased longevity, there are also challenges.…

Nine in ten cardiovascular doctors support vascular screening for people with risk factors

Nine in ten cardiovascular doctors support vascular screening for people with risk factors

Nine out of ten cardiovascular doctors support preventive health screenings for cardiovascular disease (plaque in the arteries) among patients with key risk factors. Examples of key risk factors may include…

Best holiday gift for seniors? Teach them how to use tech to stay connected

Best holiday gift for seniors? Teach them how to use tech to stay connected

If you’re thinking of buying Grandma her first ever smartphone or tablet for the holidays, but aren’t sure she’ll be able to handle the technology … make that purchase! Studies…

Hallucinations and delusions: Surprisingly common occurrence in Parkinson’s disease

Hallucinations and delusions: Surprisingly common occurrence in Parkinson’s disease

For the approximately one million Americans living with Parkinson’s disease, the visible motor (movement-related) symptoms associated with the condition are all too familiar. These include tremors, stiff muscles, limited movement…

5 ways hearing aids may help you avoid cognitive decline, dementia

5 ways hearing aids may help you avoid cognitive decline, dementia

Many consider hearing loss a part of getting older — something of an inconvenience but safe to work around and ignore. They don’t realize how much hearing loss can affect overall…

Recognizing the first steps to ward off a second seizure

Recognizing the first steps to ward off a second seizure

Seizure. You’ve heard the word before, but do you know what it means or why a seizure occurs? Seizures are caused when there is abnormal activity in the brain. Brain…

Create your own personal pension? It’s possible

Create your own personal pension? It’s possible

Retirement planning has certainly changed a lot over the years, hasn’t it? First came pensions, or defined benefit plans, with their guaranteed income for life. After that it was 401(k)s.…

Important information to help protect seniors from summer heat

Important information to help protect seniors from summer heat

Staying cool during summer heat isn’t just a question of comfort for senior citizens, it’s a matter of good health. High temperatures can lead to serious heat-related illnesses such as…

Chili peppers can treat migraines and help you lose weight

Chili peppers can treat migraines and help you lose weight

Do you love the snap that chili peppers give to your food? Are you a fan of the heat they impart to a variety of dishes? Even if you’re not,…

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