Older Adults & Aging

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Alzheimer’s Disease: Medical Advances and the Importance of a Compassionate Approach

Millions of Americans have Alzheimer’s Disease and its impact extends to friends and families of the person with the disease. Is there anything that can be done to prevent it and what research is being performed to provide hope for those affected?

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What Is Aphasia? Learn about its Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Aphasia is a cognitive disorder that affects 2 million Americans, yet many people have never heard of it. Learn more about this language processing disorder.

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How To Raise Your ‘Good’ Cholesterol

Did you know that there is one kind of blood cholesterol that is actually good for you to have lots of? It’s HDL cholesterol. Having an HDL level within the recommended range is associated with a reduced risk of heart disease and stroke.

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What You Need To Know About Medicare Wellness Visits

Did you know that if you receive Medicare, you are eligible for a no-cost annual wellness visit? Medicare annual wellness visits focus on health promotion and disease prevention, which is key to living a long, healthy life.

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Simple Changes To Make Your Home Safe As You Get Older

Ever given much thought about making your home more accessible and safe so you can age in place with fewer worries? Here are some simple changes you can make.

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How to Guard Against Falls, What To Do When It Happens

Medical alert devices and other technology can be useful for seniors to ensure they can get help in case of a fall.

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The New Shingles Vaccine: What You Need to Know

A newly approved shingles vaccines is more than 90 percent effective at warding off shingles. Is it right for you?

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7 Tips to Keep Enjoying Life as You Get Older

Staying active and maintaining healthy habits are the key to living your best life as you get older.

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