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Age-Related Macular Degeneration


Macular degeneration is the number cause of vision loss, affecting more than 10 million Americans (that's more than glaucoma and cataracts combined!). You may have heard of macular degeneration, or even the wet vs. dry conditions of this disease, as well as age-related macular degeneration. As February is dedicated to educating the public on "Age-R...
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Winter Safety Tips for Seniors


The Midwest is caught in the throes of what meteorologists call a polar vortex. Temperatures are dangerously low, so much so that experts warn again even open your mouth while outdoors. While the sub-zero temperatures are the main concern right now, winter poses plenty of risks to elderly seniors. The cold weather, snow, and ice are all ingredients...
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Keeping Your Brain Healthy


Today's society places a lot of focus on physical health and how a healthy physical lifestyle can keep things like cardiovascular problems, obesity, diabetes and other maladies at bay. One thing we often do not hear a lot about is brain health, and ways to keep our brains strong. Our brain is the most complex organ in our bodies and controls every ...
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Aging with Grace, Why a Positive Attitude Matters


Did you know it was Plato who first said, "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder?" While the initial understanding of this familiar adage relates to physical beauty, it holds meaning in many different forms. Have you ever considered how this seemingly clique phrase can have a positive effect on your daily life? Think of beauty in relation to your at...
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Take a Walk, It's Good for You!


The fall season is a wonderful time of year to enjoy a nice walk outdoors. The trees are changing, the air is crisp and skies are blue. Colorful trees, pumpkins and mums decorate the landscape in every direction. It's the perfect time to lace up those walking shoes and get outside .You can enjoy the scenery while getting healthy at the same time. W...
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Boost Your Immune System with these Fall Delights


Autumn is officially here. It's the season of pumpkin everything! Pumpkin spice lattes, donuts, candies and of course … pumpkin pie! While pumpkin may dominate the landscape, there is a literal cornucopia of super foods that not only taste delicious, but are beneficial to boosting our immune systems. With cold and flu season just around the corner,...
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