Aging

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The Difficult Decision To Stop Driving

Just when do you ask a parent to give up the keys to the car and stop driving? And – just when do you face the decision yourself?

05/19/2015

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A Focus On Fall Prevention During Older Americans Month

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released data on the seriousness of this issue and of new tools to reduce falls in older adults.

05/13/2015

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Study: Diabetes Could Cause Signs Of Aging, Cognitive Decline In Brain

Scientists say the findings should encourage doctors to screen diabetics for cognitive issues.

05/06/2015

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Exercise As You Age

As you age, you can keep your metabolism high by strength-training twice a week and relieve stress and depression through exercise.

04/16/2015

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Low Muscle Density Increases Risk Of Hospitalization For Seniors

Do you want to stay out of the hospital? Maybe you should exercise more often.

03/03/2015

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Elevate App

Elevate is a brain training program that’s meant to improve your productivity and self-confidence through a series of over 25 games.

02/24/2015

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Stretching Critical Part Of Exercise Routine

Stretching can be a very important part of exercising and is best done after you have loosened up a bit.

01/23/2015

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Study: Stress Causes Aging — Even In Teens And Pre-teens

Researchers say they looked at 97 healthy 10- to 14-year-old girls with either a maternal history of depression or no history of the disorder.

12/09/2014

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Early Onset Alzheimer’s Relatively Uncommon

While it’s true most people with Alzheimer’s are age 65 or older, some people get this disease at a younger age.

12/02/2014

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Let The Grandparents Watch The Kids

A Johns Hopkins study done four years ago found that grandparents watching children actually reduces the incidence of injury by 50% or more.

10/31/2014

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Many Seniors With Diminished Sense Of Smell Dead Within 5 Years

New research suggests if a senior has trouble correctly identifying scents, it may be an indicator of life expectancy.

10/10/2014

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Join Elderly Relative For Doctor’s Visit

If you have an elderly relative, one of the best things you can do for them is to go with them to a doctor’s appointment. There are several reasons.

09/24/2014

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Managing Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis occurs as the protective cartilage in the joints wears down over time – it’s more common in people over 50 and people who are overweight.

08/29/2014

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Taking Guardianship When Seniors Can’t Manage Their Own Finances

By Amy E. Feldman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – If you think an elderly parent can’t make good decisions, what can you do about it? Boy that Donald Sterling is despicable. But is he incapable of making […]

08/28/2014

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