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Being a Senior in Youth-Centric America

It’s no secret that the U.S. values youth.  You just have to look at the advertisements.  The women who are...
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The Secret to Eating Right for a Senior

As people age, they need less food to keep them going.  This makes food choices even more imperative.  Gone are...
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Who Else Wants To Connect With Family And Friends?

A senior who maintains his independence by living at home can often get lonely over time, especially if medical conditions...
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4 Tips to Make a Senior-Friendly Garden

Gardening is one of the most popular leisure activities.  For many, it can be relaxing, grounding, and emotionally fulfilling.  However,...
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If You Can Point, You Can Surf

From Facebook to email, from dot com to hashtag, the Internet can be an intimidating place for seniors.  But with...
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Healthy Living

Three Common Myths about Dehydration

Summer is the time of sunshine, fun outside, and barbecues.  It is also the most common time of dehydration.  Here...
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What Every Senior Should Know About Kitchen Fires

Kitchen fires are dangerous, frightening, and can be very sudden.  A pot that has been left on the stove for...
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Survey Says Seniors are Generally Happier

Are seniors the happiest age group?  According to one study, it certainly appears that way! Participants spanning in age from...
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Technology Helps Seniors Live At Home

A senior living on his or her own can be worrisome to family members.  Will he remember to turn off...
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Simple Senior Home Repairs

Many seniors want to remain at home and maintain their independence.  However, if the senior’s home is in need of...
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Researchers Study How Music Affects Senior Health

Can seniors sing their way to good health?  The University of California San Francisco has decided to find out. UCSF...
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Tips for Senior Independence on a Budget

As more seniors retire and live on a lower income, a challenge emerges.  The goal is to find a healthy...
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Summer Health and Safety Tips for Seniors

Summer is an excellent time to go outside and enjoy the warmth.  Yet it can also be an especially dangerous...
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Health Benefits of the Sun

We often think about avoiding the sun in the summer.  We hide inside until it’s cool at dusk.  Or if...
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Medicare Blue Button Puts Medical Records in the Hands Of Seniors

Imagine that you go to the emergency room because of a fall.  When the doctor comes and examines your knee,...
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Functional Fitness for Seniors

According to seniorjournal.com, many gyms are jumping on a new trend:  functional fitness for seniors.  Functional fitness focuses on endurance, core strength,...
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Fight Inflammation with Fish Oil

These days, everyone seems to be taking fish oil for something. Doctors, chiropractors, and naturopaths are suggesting it for everything...
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Senior Fair Teaches Veterans About Benefits

Romeoville saw an influx of seniors last month when U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski hosted a Senior Fair.  Lipinski organized this...
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"Senior Proms" Aren’t Just For Teens

Rent that tuxedo, buy that corsage, and get ready to boogie the night away.  It’s prom season!  And the festivities...
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Let Thirst Be Your Guide- Avoid Dehydration

As summer is heating up, we become more prone to dehydration.  Although most of us know only the mild dehydration...
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