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Blood Pressure Control Helps Ward Off Dementia

The results complement a previous study published by the same research group which showed that intensive treatment significantly lowered the chances that participants developed mild cognitive impairment. 

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Why You Need Regular Heart Disease, Diabetes Risk Screenings

Measuring waistline, blood pressure, cholesterol, blood fats, and blood sugar during doctor visits can detect heart disease and diabetes earlier.

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Blood Test Is Fairly Accurate At Identifying Early Alzheimer’s

Up to two decades before people develop the characteristic memory loss and confusion of Alzheimer’s disease, damaging clumps of protein start to build up in their brains.

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One In 10 Older Adults Currently Binge Drinks

Binge drinking is a risky behavior, particularly for older adults due to aging-related physical changes and the likelihood of having chronic health issues. 

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How and Why Resistance Training Critical for Older Adults

For many older adults, resistance training may not be part of their daily routine, but a new position statement suggests it is vital to improving their health and longevity.

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Do You Plan To Work Past Retirement Age?

Many people plan to work past normal retirement age, by choice or necessity. But most aren’t taking the steps that could increase the odds they’ll be able to do so.

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