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Hats and Mittens Required!


There's no denying the fact that it is COLD OUTSIDE! Many parts of the country are feeling the effects of heavy snows, freezing temperatures and all the headaches and inconveniences that come with it. The Midwest is also experiencing a deep freeze of rock-bottom temperatures, and along with it are various dangers, especially to seniors, that are im...
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Tips for Caregivers


According to the National Alliance for Caregiving, there are over 43 million Americans serving as family caregivers for an ill or disabled loved one. About 34 million provide unpaid care to adults ages 50 and over, and nearly half of these adult family caregivers are caring for a person suffering from Alzheimer's disease or other dementia. Most car...
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Find Your True Holiday Spirit, All Year Long


It's the time of year where the holiday lights are glowing and the tunes on the radio have a distinctive North Pole influence. Stocking are hung, trees are being decorated and the shopping frenzy is in full swing. The holidays, whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa or something else during this season, bring a uniquely special feeling ...
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It’s Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Vaccine


The Centers for Disease Control have designated the first full week of December (3-9) as a time to raise awareness about the continuing importance of receiving the vaccine to protect against influenza. Influenza, more commonly known as "the flu", has a long season that can start in October and last as long as May depending on the severity of the fl...
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Keeping Elderly Skin Hydrated


Winter is nearly upon us! The crisp air of the fall season will soon give way to harsh, cold air that can cause our skin to be dry, cracked and generally uncomfortable. There are lots of ways to keep your skin hydrated and in good health throughout the frosty winter months. For older Americans, hydrating their skin is especially important. As we ag...
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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month


The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network has designated November as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. Their mission this November is to "Demand Better. For Patients.For Survival." It is a sad fact that nearly every month of our calendar is dedicated to raising awareness for different types of cancer. In addition to raising awareness for pancreatic can...
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