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Foods For Healthy Aging Are You An Easygoing Pack Rat Or An Uptight Purger? A Visit To Utah’s National Parks Offers Grandeur Those Over 65 More Likely To Pass on Fake News Tips For Making Resolutions Work When Needs Arise, Older Women Have One Another’s Backs Is It Too Late For Me To Apply For Medicaid Benefits? Croatia: Mediterranean Tourist Resort With Old World Charm
 
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Foods For Healthy Aging

Eating healthy becomes more necessary as the risk for heart disease, high blood pressure, Alzheimer’s and other age-related conditions increases as you get older.

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Are You An Easygoing Pack Rat Or An Uptight Purger?

Can you sit in a messy room without going out of your mind? I take a deep breath each time I walk into my husband’s home office.

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A Visit To Utah’s National Parks Offers Grandeur

A variety of opportunities can be experienced when exploring the five national parks that are strung across southern Utah like jewels on a necklace.

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Those Over 65 More Likely To Pass on Fake News

A percentage of Americans, less than 9 percent, shared links to so-called “fake news” sites on Facebook during the 2016 presidential election campaign.

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Tips For Making Resolutions Work

Studies have shown that about 41 percent of people make New Year’s resolutions, but only about 8 percent are successful in achieving their goals.

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When Needs Arise, Older Women Have One Another’s Backs

Like many women aging alone, Eileen Kobrin worried that an accident could compromise her independence.

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Is It Too Late For Me To Apply For Medicaid Benefits?

Many erroneously feel it is too late to do any planning and that their only option is to spend down all their money before they apply for Medicaid benefits.

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Croatia: Mediterranean Tourist Resort With Old World Charm

As I strolled along ancient ramparts that encircle a small medieval city, the view changed with each twist and turn.

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Easy Treatments Can Help Lift Winter Blues

04 January 2019

SAD is characterized by symptoms such as daily feelings of sadness or depression, lack of energy, problems with sleeping, moodiness, changes in appetite.

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How To Move Mindfully Into The New Year

02 January 2019

As we start making New Year’s resolutions, it’s easy to become stressed out by the many demands on our time and energy.

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Northeast Medicaid Issues: Expansion & Mental Health

01 January 2019

Over the years, the issue of inadequate mental health services for older people has not changed much.

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How Does Social Drinking Become Problematic With Age?

31 December 2018

Keep in mind that the difference between safe, moderate and heavy drinking is a personal matter and different for everyone.

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Would A Higher Social Security Retirement Age Hurt Retirees?

30 December 2018

Is it time to raise the Social Security retirement age? The idea crops up often as a partial fix for the long-term financial challenges facing the program.

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Weightlifting Is Good For Your Heart And It Doesn’t Take Much

29 December 2018

Weightlifting for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by 40 to 70 percent.

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