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Senior Safety in Summertime

When you think of summer, thoughts of sunshine, swimming, and sitting on the porch with a cold ice tea in your hand may leap into your mind.  You probably don’t think of the potential dangers related to summer. Summer weather, particularly in Illinois, really...

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The Future of Senior Care: Robots?

Could robots really be the future of senior care?  The Japanese certainly think so.  Burdened with the problems of the ever-growing senior population and a shortage of healthcare workers, the Japanese government is putting money towards designing and building robots to help care for...

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Finding the Meaning of Life

What is the meaning of life?  Everyone, from philosophers to theologians, has been asking this question for as long as humans have been in existence.  Scientists are now taking a crack at it, and have come up with a few tips to help us...

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Walking for a Sharper Mind

The weather’s getting warmer, the flowers are blooming, and the air is thick with the smell of spring.  Do you need another good reason to go for a walk outside today?  Well here’s another: research shows that staying physically active keeps us mentally sharp...

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Snoozing May Lower Cancer Risk

Sleeping, snoozing, nodding off, getting shut-eye… However we say it, we need it.  Sleep regenerates our bodies, helps us form memories, and tunes up neural connections.  But now scientists are saying that catching plenty of zzz’s can also reduce our risk of cancer. order...

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