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Wellness & Lifestyle

4 Useful Driving Aids for Older Adults

From a loss of flexibility to slower reflexes, the issue of senior driving can be contentious in many families. Fortunately, there are driving aids that can help keep senior drivers safe behind the wheel of their car.

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3 Remedies for Managing Spring Allergies

An itchy nose, watery eyes, painful congestion, and intense sneezing can all be signs you have a seasonal allergy. Allergies can be uncomfortable for people of all ages but can be managed with a little help. Here’s what you should know as you head into the spring allergy season.

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4 Leading Hip Fracture Risks for Older Adults

The risk for losing your life after a hip fracture increases even for adults as young as age 50. From infections to pneumonia, 1 in 3 people who break a hip will die from complications within a year. Here are 4 hip fracture risks for older adults.

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How to Adopt a Heart-Smart Lifestyle during Retirement

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women worldwide. Experts say it doesn’t have to be this way. Many risk factors that contribute to cardiac diseases can be controlled with a healthy lifestyle. Here are 9 ways you can protect your heart.

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Do You Have a Winter Safety Plan?

Winter can sometimes sneak up on us, especially amid the challenges of the last year. Taking extra steps to identify and create a safety plan to protect your family from winter hazards is essential. Following are ways to protect your well-being this winter.

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At Your Door: Healthy Dining at Home

If you are looking for easy ways to eat well at home, we have a few ideas for you to explore. From meal kits delivered to your doorstep to restaurant and grocery store delivery services, it’s easier than ever to access healthy meals.

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Healing Through Art

For seniors dealing with memory loss, stress or pain, coloring, drawing, painting or sculpting may be a beneficial activity. The process of creating artwork can help people express their feelings while reducing anxiety, stress, and even chronic pain.

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6 Tips to Start the New Year Off Right

The start of a new year can be a time of renewal. It offers each of us an opportunity to reflect, set new goals, and start over. For many, living a healthier life is a popular resolution. If it’s one of yours, we have some suggestions to help you live better.

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KEEP MOVING BY MAINTAINING HEALTHY JOINTS

According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, every second of every day in the United States an older adult will fall. Keeping joints and muscles healthy is key to helping combat falls.

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6 Tips for Shopping Safely Online This Holiday Season

Between concerns about the spread of the coronavirus and worries about driving in winter weather, many are turning to online shopping this holiday season. Use these tips to stay safe and protect financial information.

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5 Tips to Get Your Car Ready for Winter

As we head into winter, it’s time to make sure we’re ready. Even if you don’t drive your vehicle very often, it’s still important to make sure it’s in shape for the cold months ahead. These tips can help make sure your vehicle is prepared for the long winter ahead.

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Motivated to Move

Movement is an essential part of every function and process within our bodies. Just 15 – 30 minutes of continuous movement a day can improve your overall health, helping to reduce the risks of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, and other diseases.

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