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Regular Walking Provides Tremendous Health Benefits, Learn How

Regular walking is indeed the best exercise and will give you a great quality of life. To maximize the benefits of regular walking, dedication is not enough — you also need motivation and a plan.   Dedication means you need to get out there every single day, as one study…...

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Functionally Impaired Adults At Higher Risk For Nursing Homes In Old Age

Functionally impaired middle-age adults who can’t perform activities of daily living, show higher risk for winding up in nursing homes in their old age. This data comes from a recent National Institute of Aging (NIA) study. The question is, how can these mid-aged adults be helped so as to either…...

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Seniors New 1040 Tax Form Can Simplify Filing Returns

A seniors new 1040 Tax form has been introduced by the IRS. The new form is geared to seniors aged 65 and older. It simplifies the questions as well as reducing the number of categories to be filled out.   The final version of the new form will be posted…...

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Dehydration a Serious Health Issue For Seniors During Summer Heat

Dehydration and heat exhaustion is a very serious health issue for senior citizens during the hot summer months, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).   Indeed, this past week end, the eastern two-thirds of the United States suffered through broiling temperatures that reached 110 degrees. The blazing hot…...

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Lifestyle Improvements Reduces Alzheimer’s Risk In Senior Citizens

Lifestyle improvements such as healthy diets, scheduled exercising and no smoking, significantly reduces Alzheimer’s disease risk in seniors, recent studies show.   Right now, almost 6 million people in the United States live with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia’s.  This number is expected to grow rapidly over the next 30…...

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Prescription Drug Battle Continues At The State Level

The prescription drug battle continues at the State level. This comes after drug manufacturers recently won a lawsuit to block a Trump administration rule, requiring them to include their drugs list price on their TV ads.   The lawsuit was brought by Pharma giants —  Merck, Eli Lilly and Amgen,…...

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Triclosan, The Active Ingredient in Toothpaste Linked To Osteoporosis

Triclosan, an active ingredient in toothpaste and soaps could increase your risk of developing osteoporosis, according to a study published last week. The new research, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, suggests that triclosan might be harmful for your bones.   Triclosan reduces or prevents bacterial contamination. It…...

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Good Nutrition Is One Of The Keys To Great Health

Good nutrition is one of the keys to great health, according to many health care providers. Indeed this advice is unanimous and accepted by all age groups, including senior citizens who have their own specific health challenges. The question is, however, what are the best foods for me to include…...

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Happy 4th Of July, 2019, America!

The 4th of July (Independence Day) is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the Declaration of Independence of the United States on July 4, 1776.   The Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies were no longer subject to the monarch of Britain and were now united, free,…...

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