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5 steps to reduce your risk of falling

(BPT) - When you’re active and young at heart, it’s easy to forget that you may be losing some strength, flexibility and balance as you age.Because these changes happen gradually, you may …

Costs of Aging in Place are Emotional and Financial

(NewsUSA) - Many older adults would prefer to remain in their own homes as they age, but a lack of affordable options makes this plan a challenge for individuals and their families, according to …

The Newest Diagnostic Exam Aging Adults Can’t Miss: The Elderoscopy

(NewsUSA) - Mammograms. Colonoscopies. Dental Cleanings. There are many diagnostic exams that we may not enjoy; however, we follow the prescribed regimen for our health and well-being. Health experts …

Free Online Survey Alerts Older Adults to Risks of Falling, a Major Hazard

(NewsUSA) - (NewsUSA) - The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot of things. One thing that's still the same? Falling is NOT a normal part of aging. There are steps you can take to reduce your …

The Importance of Regular Immunizations for Heart Health

(Family Features) Adults, especially those with a history of heart disease or stroke, should take steps to stay up-to-date on preventive vaccines, particularly for the flu and COVID-19.

5 fall home maintenance tips: What you don’t do can cost you

(BPT) - While home maintenance may seem pricey, being proactive about home upkeep can save more money by preventing expensive repair or replacement costs in the future — not to mention …

Seniors’ drug costs are about to be slashed — here’s what you need to know

(BPT) - Today, Medicare beneficiaries across the country face a devastating predicament: Often, they can manage serious conditions like cancer by taking daily prescription drugs — but …

LeVar Burton Sits Down with Young Caregiver and His Mother to Learn How they are Managing a Rare Blood Cancer

(BPT) - Caregivers play a critical role in the physical and mental well-being of countless patients affected by rare diseases, including …

5 Ways Senior Citizens Can Stay Safe and Active
There are plenty of things senior citizens can do to stay active both physically and mentally. In this article are five ideas of how to stay safe and active as a senior citizen.
How to Reduce Anxiety While You're Driving
One of the hardest things to deal with as a driver is anxiety. Anxiety can feel perfectly rational to the person dealing with it, but it comes from an irrational place. Often, anxiety can feel like …
5 Easy Stretches for Seniors with Back Pain
Back pain is the second most common reason for doctor’s office visits, accounting for more than 28 million visits in 2010.  Here are five easy stretches to reduce back pain in seniors. 
Some profound and wonderful things I have learned as a sojourner on planet earth
I don't know where you are on your own journey - but I hope some of these  "things learned" can either save you a bit of heartache, or at least lessen the ache of your heart, and maybe even...
Retirement Investments: Here are 8 Important Things to Know
This article has put together a list of important things to know about retirement investments, with tips to help you make wise choices.
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20 photos of LA in the 1950s

Giggster combed historical archives to compile a collection of photos that best illustrate life in LA during the 1950s.   

20 photos of NYC in the 1950s
Giggster combed historical archives to compile a collection of pictures that exemplify what the Big Apple was like during the 1950s.
20 photos of Chicago in the 1950s
Giggster combed historical archives to compile a list of 20 photos that exemplify what life was like in Chicago during the 1950s.
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Taking your shot at some new things? Pneumococcal pneumonia shouldn’t stand in your way

(BPT) - Joe Montana is taking his shot at life after football: from mastering new hobbies to helping to protect himself against pneumococcal pneumonia. Q: You’re known for being competitive ...

The 3 Ps method that saves seniors on Medicare thousands every year

(BPT) - Inflation is putting the squeeze on all Americans, but no one is feeling the pinch more than those on Social Security and Medicare who are on a fixed income.Over 64 million Americans are …

Working from home? This lifesaving upgrade protects you from fires

(BPT) - Do you work from home? Did you know home fires can become deadly in just minutes? Your work building probably has a fire sprinkler system to help people escape safely and contain fires, but …

Taking Charge of Your Care This Blood Cancer Awareness Month

(BPT) - Being empowered often comes from being informed. And when it comes to diseases like blood cancer, having or not having information can make a significant difference in outcomes.This Blood …

How auto loans compare by generation

As vehicle prices hover at historic highs, Experian looked at how differences in the number of auto loans and payment delays vary across generations.

Want free internet? It’s more accessible than ever.

(BPT) - In the past few years, the United States has made significant progress in expanding access to high-speed internet. During the COVID-19 crisis, emergency relief rolled out for Americans who …

Rethinking Drinking When Alcohol Is Everywhere

(BPT) - Sponsored by Alkermes, Inc.By Michelle Smith, alcohol-free since 2016 and founder of Recovery is the New Black“This cocktail’s on me,” the flight attendant whispered with a …

Artery Awareness – A Matter of Life and Limb

(BPT) - Heart disease is often referred to as a “Silent Killer,” and for good reason. According to the CDC, approximately 650,000 lives are lost from heart disease each year, more than …

Surprising finds: Delicious and unexpected cocktail ideas courtesy of Brazil

(BPT) - Are you on the lookout for fresh new drinks to enjoy while taking advantage of some of the last long evenings of summer and early fall? As part of this year’s search for the next …

Understanding Addiction to Support Recovery

(BPT) - September is National Recovery Month, an opportunity to promote and support treatment and recovery practices. To stop drug overdoses and raise awareness about addiction and recovery, the …

How to Protect Your Aging Parents From Financial Fraud

(NewsUSA) - Today, many adults have elderly parents who live independently. As the number of digital scammers preying on the elderly increases, however, your aging parents are at higher risk of …

4 Different Ways Your Retirement Could Play Out

(NewsUSA) - 100. That’s the age that 69 percent of Americans say they want to live till, according to a just-released “Longevity and the New Journey of Retirement” study conducted by …
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