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Doctors Could Do More To Reduce The Risk Of Falls

Older adults worried about falling typically receive general advice: Take an exercise class. Get your vision checked. Stop taking medications for sleep. Install grab bars in the bathroom.

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In Secret, Seniors Discuss ‘Rational Suicide’

Ten residents slipped away from their retirement community one Sunday afternoon for a covert meeting in a grocery store cafe.

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Moving More May Be Linked To Sharper Memory

Older adults who move more, either with daily exercise or even simple routine physical activity like housework, may preserve more of their memory and thinking skills.

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Top 4 Ways To Stay Healthy This Summer

Summer is a great time to get active, spend time with friends and family, and enjoy the outdoors.

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Are Older Social Drinkers Putting Health At Risk?

Nearly half of Americans older than 65 years of age self-report as current drinkers. Most do not develop alcohol use disorders.

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Prostate: A Health Number Men Should Know

Blood pressure, cholesterol and body mass index can tell you a lot about your heart health, but if you’re a man, you need to know one more.

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