Simple Steps to Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

You only have one heart, so it’s important to take good care of it. Your heart is a powerful muscle that never stops beating from the time it develops until you eventually pass away. Unfortunately, heart disease can cause damage and keep your heart from working as effectively as possible. But there are ways that … Continue reading Simple Steps to Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

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Why Getting an Annual Flu Shot is Essential for Senior Health

Flu season is in full swing, but if you haven’t already gotten your flu shot, it’s not too late. You can still get one now to help protect you during the coming months. According to the CDC, “People 65 years and older are at high risk of developing serious complications from the flu compared with … Continue reading Why Getting an Annual Flu Shot is Essential for Senior Health

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Heat Stress in Older Adults

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Older adults (that is, people aged 65 years and older) are more prone to heat stress than younger people for several reason

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Simple Changes to Help Reduce Springtime Allergies

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As the weather warms up, allergen levels rise. Everything from tree pollen to weeds to mold can make eyes start itching and noses start running. Plus, there is the coughing, sneezing, and sinus congestion. Allergy season can be miserable without the right strategies in place. Start preparing now to help keep symptoms at bay. Replace … Continue reading Simple Changes to Help Reduce Springtime Allergies

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Managing Kidney Health with Aging

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Did you know that more people die each year from kidney disease than from breast or prostate cancer? However, initial symptoms can be rather general and can be confused for other conditions. Kidney disease is often left undiagnosed until kidney function is significantly decreased. This makes it all the more important for seniors to pay … Continue reading Managing Kidney Health with Aging

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