Fad Diets: What Seniors Need to Know

What you need to know before you try a fad diet.
Fad diets may promise quick and easy weight loss, but are they good for your long-term health? Here's what you need to know before you choose a weight loss plan.
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5 Simple Ways to Keep Your Memories Alive

How can you keep your loved ones memories alive?
We all cherish our happy memories and enjoy talking about them. However, for a person with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, reminiscing can be especially meaningful. This is because, as dementia progresses, recent memories deteriorate first. However, older memories are usually easier to access. When a person is given the...
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The Best Ways You Can Stimulate Your Brain

Here are some of the best ways to stimulate your brain.
As we age, our bodies undergo many physical changes. Many of these, like changes in hair color or wrinkles, are easy to notice. Others, like the changes our brains experience, are a little less obvious but can have a noticeable impact. Changes in the brain that come with age can be...
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Why You Need to Get a Colonoscopy

4 reasons you need to get a colonoscopy
Colonoscopy. If that word gives you a funny feeling in the pit of your stomach, you’re not alone.¬† A feeling of dread for both the preparation and the procedure itself, causes many people to put off a colonoscopy. In general, it’s recommended that anyone over the age of 50 should schedule...
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What You Need to Know to Take Care of Your Eyes

See 7 simple ways to take care of your eyes
If you’re starting to feel like your arms aren’t long enough when you’re trying to read a good book, or if you find yourself struggling to focus when someone shows you a picture of their new grandbaby, you’re not alone. Aging brings many changes, and some of them affect our vision....
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What is Deep Vein Thrombosis And How Can I Treat It?

What is deep vein thrombosis and how can I treat it?
Could you be at risk for deep vein thrombosis? Learning the risk factors and symptoms as well as some simple preventive measures can help you to catch and treat this condition early or possibly avoid it altogether.
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Easy and Fun Recipes to Enjoy Your Summer

These time saving recipes will leave you to enjoy your summer.
With the end of August fast approaching, many people don’t want to spend their time indoors cooking over a hot stove. When it’s cold outside, working in a kitchen can be cozy. However, with warmer weather here, priorities change.¬†Activities like gardening, visiting family, or going to the beach have your full...
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How to Choose Clothing That is Easy on Aging Bodies

Here are some tips to help you choose clothing that is easy to put on.
Aging comes with many ups and downs. On the one hand, you’ve gained decades worth of experience, wisdom, and memories. But on the other hand, you may find that many things that you used to do without a second thought are becoming increasingly challenging. Many health conditions associated with aging cause...
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How to Choose a Safe Sunscreen This Summer

Enjoy the summer safely with these sunscreen tips.
Whether they’re headed for the beach, grabbing their gardening tools, hitting the golf course, or relaxing on their porch, some people just can’t get enough of the sun. Being outside provides the chance to get some exercise, and many outdoor activities bring fulfillment and joy. There’s a downside to spending lots...
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