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  • Good Health In Later Life For Older Men

    Good Health In Later Life For Older Men

    Americans are living longer than ever, but American men still aren’t living as long as American women. The average life expectancy for men in the US is now roughly 75 years. For women, it’s more than 80. Exactly why men are shorter-lived than women isn’t entirely clear. Even in infancy boys run a higher risk

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  • What Foods Can You Eat to Prevent Migraines?

    What Foods Can You Eat to Prevent Migraines?

    Is there a connection between diet and migraine? Most of us have had the occasional headache. In fact, up to 75 percent of people between the ages of 18 and 65 reported having a headache over a year’s time. Over 30 percent of those adults reported having a migraine. Migraines often last longer and have more physical

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  • Healthy Aging: 5 Tips to Prevent Hearing Loss

    Healthy Aging: 5 Tips to Prevent Hearing Loss

    Many changes that occur as we age may not be preventable. But did you know one common problem among senior adults–hearing loss–isn’t one of them? Many seniors and their loved ones have come to expect that some hearing loss is inevitable. While it’s true that gradual hearing loss is not uncommon, especially after age 65,

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  • 5 Benefits Of Exercise For Seniors And Aging Adults

    5 Benefits Of Exercise For Seniors And Aging Adults

    You’ve heard it time and again: physical activity and exercise are good for you, and you should aim to make them part of your routine. There are countless studies that prove the important health benefits associated with exercise, and it becomes more important as we age. Regular physical activity and exercise for seniors helps improve

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  • 14 Proven Tips To Sleep Better At Night

    14 Proven Tips To Sleep Better At Night

    A good night’s sleep is just as important as regular exercise and a healthy diet. Research shows that poor sleep has immediate negative effects on your hormones, exercise performance, and brain function. It can also cause weight gain and increase disease risk in both adults and children. In contrast, good sleep can help you eat

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  • Health Screenings For Women Age 65 And Older

    Health Screenings For Women Age 65 And Older

    You should visit your health care provider from time to time, even if you are healthy. The purpose of these visits is to: – Screen for medical issues – Assess your risk for future medical problems – Encourage a healthy lifestyle – Update vaccinations – Help you get to know your provider in case of

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  • 10 Ways To Ease Anxiety In Seniors About Getting Back To Normal

    10 Ways To Ease Anxiety In Seniors About Getting Back To Normal

    As the world seems to be rounding the corner on COVID-19 and useful vaccines are being distributed, you’re going to hear more about timetables to reopen stores, movie theaters and even amusement parks. But there’s no timetable to go back into the world. Everyone should approach this next step as they feel comfortable. Find out more

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  • The Importance Of chiropody In The Elderly.

    The Importance Of chiropody In The Elderly.

    Podiatry in the geriatric setting responds to a need. The elderly are a population group with a high prevalence of foot-related disorders. Periodic reviews by a podiatrist are essential to improve the quality of life of our residents. From the advice on choosing the right footwear for each situation, to the treatment of ulcers, to

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  • Seven Habits To Protect Vision

    Seven Habits To Protect Vision

    In the United States, one sixth of Americans over 65 have visual impairments that cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses. This is usually the result of common eye conditions and diseases. Among older Americans, visual impairment is one of the most significant factors in loss of independence; it is also associated with a

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  • World Health Day 2021

    World Health Day 2021

    Building a fairer, healthier world On World Health Day, 7 April 2021, we will be inviting you to join a new campaign to build a fairer, healthier world. We’ll be posting more details here shortly, but here’s why we’re doing this: Our world is an unequal one. As COVID-19 has highlighted, some people are able

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