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Senior man and woman dance on the beach in beautiful summer sunshine.

July News: Be Sun Smart

Be Sun Smart In the summer sun, it’s especially important to care for your mature skin for several reasons. With hotter weather sweat and oil can clog pores with dirt and bacteria. High humidity draws moisture away from your body leaving your skin dry and dull. Damaging ultraviolet rays from the sun erodes collagen which […]

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Senior man holding a painful knee joint.

June News: Learn About Reducing Your Pain

You Can Be Pain Free! Pain Affects Your Life Persistent pain saps energy and disrupts sleep. It can interfere with work and leisure activities and worsen other medical conditions. The physical part of pain results from nerve stimulation. Pain may be contained to a discrete area as an injury, or more diffuse, as in disorders […]

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May News: Eating & Drinking for Health

Eating & Drinking for Health Nutrition As we age, eating right can make a difference in our health and how we feel, and encourage a sense of well-being. All food and beverage choices matter. Focus on variety, amount and nutrition. Choose from all five food groups including fruits, vegetables, grains, protein foods and dairy. Dehydration […]

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African American man and woman smiling while out riding bicycles.

April Moves – Arthritis Smart Moves

Arthritis: A Common Complaint In the United States, 21.2% of all adults or 53.2 million people have arthritis and experience joint pain and stiffness. There may also be swelling, redness and a decreased range of motion. Symptoms worsen as we age. The most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis causes […]

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March News – Brain & Memory Health

Your Brain & Your Memory Be AWake to Memory Care Genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors influence brain health. Some of these factors can affect your cognitive ability to drive, pay bills, take medicine and cook. You can’t do much about your genetics, but you CAN improve your environmental and lifestyle factors: Address your health problems! […]

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February News: Heart Health

Heart Health Is Top Priority Taking Care of your heart health is top priority. Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death for people – young and old- so it’s particularly important to care for your heart. Make Healthy Changes To Prevent Heart Disease One – Eat Well You may have heard it before, […]

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Three senior friends lying outside on blankets in the lawn enjoying lots of sunshine!

January News: Active Aging

Be a “Healthier YOU” This Year. Get Into Active Aging For many, aging is a tough process. One never knows when the next illness or injury may occur. It’s hard to make plans because as we age, the future keeps changing and new challenges emerge. You’re Never Too Old For A Challenge!! Aging brings on […]

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Senior woman sleeping peacefully.

December News: Handling Holiday Stress

Handling Stress At The Holidays For older adults, stress seems to be worse at holiday time. The holidays are meant to be a fun, enjoyable time of year with friends and family. But with all the activity, deadlines and pressures, you may feel that the holidays are not so much fun after all. Changes in […]

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November News: Mental Health Care

Aging and Mental Health As we get older, our physical health can often decline. That means adjusting to new health problems, having less independence or adapting to a new environment. These kinds of health changes coupled with life events like retirement or loss of a spouse can have a big impact on mental health. Mental […]

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Smiling, happy senior man and woman in black leather going out on a bike hike.

October News: Take Control Of Your Diabetes

Don’t Let Diabetes Become A Cog In Your Wheelhouse. Take The High Road.  Manage Your Diabetes. Balancing the food you eat with exercise and medicine (if prescribed) will help you control your weight and can keep your blood glucose in the healthy range. When you eat, your food is broken down into a sugar called […]

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