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Keeping The Holidays Joyful and Stress-free

Nov 15, 2018, 3:41 PM

Feeling stressed out by the holidays already? Between a job, children and perhaps taking care of elderly parents, where are you going to find time to create a holiday that all will enjoy—including you!

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How Preventive Check-Ups Can Keep Aging Adults Healthy

Oct 23, 2018, 3:21 PM

A regular checkup is one of the most important things you can do to lead a longer, healthier life. This is especially true if you take advantage of screenings and other early detection options.

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Self-Care Tips for Senior Caregivers

Oct 19, 2018, 3:34 PM

Being a caregiver to a loved one can take a toll on your physical and emotional well-being. Although the role can be fulfilling, it can also be overwhelming and seem never-ending. Taking care of yourself is important and sometimes can get overlooked as a caregiver.

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How to Protect Yourself from Senior Fraud

Sep 12, 2018, 2:55 PM

We've all heard about or have even received those suspicious calls that offer unbelievable gifts, like a “free” trip to Bermuda. Or, perhaps the call was more ominous...threatening that the IRS or a bank was about to swoop in because of an error we had made.

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How To Stay Healthy and Fit as a Senior

Aug 14, 2018, 3:00 PM

As we age, we tend to become less nimble than we were in our youth. But that shouldn’t keep us from working out or maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In fact, if anything, staying active becomes more important as we age.

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