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Online Chair Yoga Beneficial For Isolated Older Adults With Dementia

Dementia doesn’t just involve cognitive decline, it also results in deteriorating physical function. Chair yoga offers a safe, effective and evidence-based physical option.

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Beat The Heat: Open Windows At Night, Draw Shades During The Day

Opening the windows at night and pulling down shades during the sunniest part of the afternoon can keep homes from becoming dangerously hot during extreme heat waves.

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CDC Panel Recommends Older Adults Get Souped-Up Flu Vaccines

Americans 65 and older should get newer, souped-up flu vaccines because regular shots don’t provide them enough protection, a federal advisory panel said Wednesday.

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Study Links Ageism And Health

Nearly all older adults have experienced some form of ageism in their everyday lives, a new study finds — whether it’s seeing ageist messages and images on television or the internet, encountering people who imply that they’re less capable just because they’re older, or believing stereotypes about aging.

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Outdoor Safety Tips Keep Summer From Turning Into Bummer

Planning your summer activity bucket list? Before doing so, a little common sense and the right preparation will go a long way in keeping your summer plans safe and fun.

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Does Shingles Increase A Person’s Risk Of Dementia?

Shingles, a viral infection caused by the reactivation of the chickenpox virus, results in a painful blistering rash along one side of the body or face from nerve inflammation.

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