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Best Exercise Programs for Senior Health

The many benefits of exercise for older people are well-established and widely known. Regular physical activity improves circulation, promotes healing, elevates mood, and reduces the risk of several serious health conditions. If you are

For Seniors: Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

If you toss and turn and have trouble sleeping, you are not alone. It is estimated that about 40 percent of seniors have some level of trouble with sleep. A lack of adequate sleep

Bad Balance? Tips for Avoiding a Dangerous Fall

Seniors often have problems with balance, putting them at risk of experiencing a dangerous – or even deadly – fall. If you are one of the many, many people who struggle with balance, we

Scammers Targeting Seniors – What to Watch For

As crimes against seniors continue to rise, older people are losing billions of dollars a year to a variety of scams, ranging from Medicare and health fraud to sweepstakes and lottery scams. According to

Does Alcohol Affect Memory?

Research in the past has documented the negative effects of alcohol on cognitive function. However, as reported in an article in Time, it may begin to affect memory sooner than was originally thought. In

Alzheimer’s: Is a Cure on the Way?

There is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s. However, drug and non-drug therapies are currently available to help with the cognitive and behavioral symptoms of this devastating disease. In addition, researchers are working to find

Seniors Looking for Love

According to the United States Census Bureau, 19 million unmarried people ages 65 and older were living in the U.S. in 2015. These single seniors made up 18 percent of all unmarried adults in

Senior Scammers – What to Watch For

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) reports that scams targeting seniors are so prevalent that they are considered the crime of the 21st Century. These scams are thought to be low risk crimes because

Seniors on a Budget: Tips and Tricks to Stretch Your Dollars

Living within a tighter budget can be a challenge when you make the change from employee to retiree. This can be particularly tough for seniors with no 401k or pension plan who are getting

Worried about Alzheimer’s? Get the Facts

If you are worried about Alzheimer’s, you are not alone. In a recent study reported by the Alzheimer’s Association, 3,102 American adults were questioned about their knowledge, experience, and attitudes concerning this disease. Of
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