Tag Archive | "risk"

A sign near the pond behind Brookdale Charleston warns about the potential risk of alligators. (Leigh Webber for KHN)

Assisted Living’s Breakneck Growth Leaves Safety Of Dementia Patients Behind

They found Bonnie Walker’s body floating in a pond behind her assisted living facility in South Carolina. There were puncture wounds on her ear, her temple, her jaw and her cheeks.

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Family History Increases Breast Cancer Risk Even in Older Women

Family history of breast cancer continues to significantly increase chances of developing invasive breast tumors in aging women; those ages 65­ and older.

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Tax Reform Could Put Pre Tax Retirement Contributions at Risk

If you like the income tax reduction you get for your 401(k) contribution then make sure to max out now, because you may not get the chance in the future.

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Five Things Everyone Should Know About Breast Cancer

The two main risk factors for developing the cancer are being a woman and getting older.  Other important risk factors for breast cancer include family history of the disease.

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Is Running Really Good For The Heart?

For many people, from avid runners to weekend warriors, it’s almost time to lace up your shoes and dust off those training plans.

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Senior man in-line skating in a surfing pose

Why we are afraid to take a risk as we age

Age itself is not the determining factor in how an individual views or tolerates risk when making decisions. Instead, it is the age-related decline in the volume of gray matter in our brain.

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