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  • Swollen Feet and Ankles: Awareness & Pain Management

    Swollen Feet and Ankles: Awareness & Pain Management Swollen feet and ankles can be uncomfortable and inconvenient, but many of us assume that it’s just a sign of aging.  Instead, the swelling may ... READ MORE

  • Senior Challenges

    Senior Challenges: Common Health Concerns Age does not have to define your choices, and certainly shouldn’t be the determining factor in your health. There’s no reason to assume your active lifestyle ... READ MORE

  • How to Stay Healthy After 60

    Age is just a number, but we can all agree that as we get older, it might take a little more work to stay fit and healthy. Staying committed to an active lifestyle and a well-balanced diet, staying aw ... READ MORE

  • National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

    Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men, and is the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men in the United States.[1]  Because this disease affects so many men, their families ... READ MORE

  • Menopause: Common Symptoms & Solutions

    Once upon a time, menopause was whispered about, referred to as “the change,” and engulfed in myth and misconceptions. These days, menopause is so openly discussed that a successful off-Broadway produ ... READ MORE

  • What is Original Medicare (Part A and B)?

    Part A and Part B are often referred to as “Original Medicare.” Original Medicare is one of your health coverage choices as part of the Medicare Program. You will be in Original Medicare unless you ch ... READ MORE

  • How To Change Your Medicare Coverage

    Now that Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is over, you may be having doubts or concerns. Perhaps you didn’t make a change in your coverage and wish you had, or maybe you changed plans and you ... READ MORE

  • When To See A Geriatrician

    You may be very comfortable with your physician and understandably hesitant to visit someone new, but just as you would see a specialist in cardiology for heart issues, you may want to consider visiti ... READ MORE

  • Keeping Your Mind Sharp

    Physical fitness gets a lot of attention.  Gyms, yoga studios, and spinning classes can be found in abundance in most areas. You don’t have to go far to find someone wearing a gadget that counts steps ... READ MORE

  • Hospice Care - How To Prepare

    Compassion. Kindness. Dignity. These are some of the words families associate with hospice care after experiencing it first-hand. In the midst of impending loss and grief, a hospice team can bring hop ... READ MORE

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