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Preventing the Winter Blues

The wild winter weather across much of the country is keeping many people indoors more than they would like, and being stuck inside can be a particular problem for seniors living alone– putting their mental, emotional, and even physical health at … Continue reading

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American Heart Month

February 2014 is the 50th anniversary of American Heart Month. The idea is to increase awareness that heart disease is the nation’s number 1 killer, claiming more lives than an all forms of cancer combined. Learn more about congestive heart … Continue reading

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Stay Healthy Year Round

Is your resolution falling to the end of your priorities because of your busy schedule? Click here for simple ways to stay healthy from month to month, January to December.  

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Hip Surgery Consequences

More than 300,000 hip replacement surgeries are performed each year and by 2030 that number is expected to nearly double. However, as those numbers grow, so do the chances of complications, like one leg being longer or shorter than the … Continue reading

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Assisting the Elderly in Winter Weather Emergencies

As a potentially dangerous winter storms threaten, local senior care experts are encouraging families to help their senior loved ones and neighbors prepare for the possibility of heavy snow, ice and frigid temperatures. The extreme temperatures and snow of winter … Continue reading

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Lack of Sleep Increase Calorie Consumption

“Sleep deprivation is a growing problem, with 28 percent of adults now reporting that they get six or fewer hours of sleep per night,” said Andrew D. Calvin, M.D., M.P.H., co-investigator, cardiology fellow and assistant professor of medicine at the … Continue reading

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Healthy Holidays

We typically eat and drink more during the holiday season. But there are ways to avoid the added weight. As people get together to celebrate the holidays food and drink are plentiful. “The average American can gain one to two … Continue reading

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Bathroom Safety

Almost one-third (30 percent) of adults 65 and above who were injured in bathrooms were diagnosed with fractures. Among adults aged 85 and older, 38 percent were hospitalized as a result of their injuries. According to the full CDC report (issued June … Continue reading

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Holiday Health

The holidays are packed with celebrations, but for many of us, the colder weather discourages outdoor workout routines, our stress levels are high and we may be getting less sleep than usual. Combined, all of this can lead to weight … Continue reading

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