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Can This Wonder Pill Really Keep You Healthy In Your Old Age?

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Can a wonder pill really keep you healthy, free of disease and illness, in your old age, Will you live longer? That would be a great thing, indeed, if such a wonder pill actually existed. Well, scientists believe that such a pill does exist and is currently being tested with great results.   The pill…

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Bursitis Can Be Successfully Managed, Learn How

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Bursitis is a very painful inflammation of the joints. Almost everyone has some degree of joint pain in life. It can start suddenly in a mild form and eventually get worse over time. Bursitis happens when a bursa in a joint becomes inflamed.   The bursa is a small, fluid-filled sac that acts as a…

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Save Your Brain, Fight Dementia By Keeping Your Body Healthy

If you want to save your brain from dementia, focus on keeping the rest of your body healthy. Don’t do it with popping all kinds of pills — rather, exercise on a regular basis and follow the new guidelines from the National Institute of Aging (NIA).   The statistics for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are…

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Older Americans Month Celebrated This Month Of May

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Older Americans Month was established in 1963 to celebrate the lives and contributions of our respected senior citizens.   In 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthday. About one third of these senior citizens lived in poverty and there were few programs, on the Federal, State or City levels to meet…

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Heart Attack Rates Significantly Decline For Senior Citizens

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Heart attack rates for senior citizens have dramatically declined over the past twenty years, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).   An analysis of 4.3 million Medicare recipients’ records found that hospitalization rates for heart attacks dropped dramatically over a 20-year period. Moreover, seniors are also more likely to survive a heart attack…

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Reading Glasses: Tips On How To Choose The Right One

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Reading glasses can become more of a necessity as we age. As we age, a natural decline in visual acuity can complicate the simplest things. For example, reading street signs, ingredients on a food label, and of course, instructions on your medicine bottle.   Reading glasses have been around for a long time, and recently…

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Seniors Suffer Huge Financial Losses Through Fraud, Scams

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Over 2 million seniors were defrauded of more than 750 million dollars since 2018 by fraudsters, says the Department of Justice (DOJ).   The DOJ today announced the largest-ever crackdown on fraud against senior citizens. Two hundred and twenty five people both here in the United States and overseas were criminally charged. Altogether, more than…

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Seniors Hearing Loss: Treat It Or Ignore It, That Is The Question

Seniors hearing loss statistics are grim. According to the National Institute on Deafness (NIDCD), hearing loss in seniors is one of the most common conditions affecting elderly adults. Approximately 33% of seniors between the ages of 65 and 74 suffer from hearing loss, and 50% of seniors aged 75+ have difficulty hearing. Hearing loss impairs…

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Arginine Helps Slow Down The Aging Process, Strengthens Heart Function

Arginine, or L-arginine, is an amino acid that occurs in foods such as dairy, fish, poultry, and other meats. It is a building block of protein. Research studies show that it can improve cardiovascular function, lower cholesterol levels, and lower high blood pressure. In addition, the body uses arginine to help build muscle and to rebuild tissue.  …

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Facebook, YouTube Rated Most Popular Media Websites By Seniors

Facebook and YouTube rate as the most favorable social media web sites by senior citizens. These seniors, age 65 and older, also enjoy social media, according to according to Pew Research.   The statistics breakdown further shows that forty-one percent of seniors said they use Facebook, while 40% said they use YouTube. The next most-used…

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