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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

Top Ten Senior Health Concerns

People in the U.S. are expected to live longer than ever today. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reports that at age 65, average life expectancy is an additional 19.3 years. However,

Baby Boomers and Alternative Medicine

As every senior citizen knows, various aches and pains, along with chronic health problems are common issues that arise with age. Many Baby Boomers today are turning to alternative medicine for solutions. According to

Memory Loss and Vitamin Supplements: Do They Help?

The possibility of memory loss is one of the main causes of concern for seniors. Many older men and women are looking for ways to bolster memory with vitamin supplements. WebMD has provided a

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

Seniors Embracing Technology

Although the learning curve can be challenging and seniors may be late to adopt new technology, more older people are now embracing the digital age. According to Pew Research Center surveys, a clear majority

Senior Health and Sleep – It Matters

Contrary to a popular myth, older adults do not need less sleep than younger adults. As stated on WebMD, although it may vary from person to person, adults require approximately the same amount of

Tips to Avoid Senior Identity Theft

Seniors who are worried about identity theft have good reason to be nervous. Millions of people across the nation fall victim every year. Senior identity theft is on the rise, placing older adults in

Lifestyle Changes Can Resolve Late-Life Anxiety

We all experience anxiety from time to time. However, older people have a higher risk of experiencing troublesome anxiety that becomes disruptive to life for several reasons: Seniors experience more losses. Older people suffer

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
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