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Caregivers Guide To Auto Insurance

If you’re helping out a relative or friend who can’t drive, your to-do list probably looks endless. But here’s one more thing you might not have thought to include: Ask about car insurance coverage. Auto insurance is fairly straightforward in … Continue reading

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Vitamin D Prevents Fractures

A new analysis of nearly a dozen studies testing vitamin D in older individuals has concluded that it takes a daily dose of at least 800 international units (IU) to consistently prevent broken bones. A dose that high was found … Continue reading

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Better Than Take Out

 The purpose of this article is to help busy people find quick and easy ways to put satisfying, tasty meals and snacks on the table without spending a lot of time in the kitchen.  Therefore, it makes sense to think … Continue reading

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Ways Seniors Can Save Money

Saving money is not only necessary, it’s almost patriotic. Here are 20 ways you can do your bit for the savings cause. They work for me. I hope they work for you. Check off the ones that apply to you … Continue reading

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Travel Tips For Seniors

The retirement years can be an exciting time to see the world, and travel is easier and safer than ever before for senior citizens. With a little planning and some caution, seniors can safely visit almost any destination. But the … Continue reading

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Coping With Aphasia

Aphasia is a condition that usually results from stroke or other brain injury. It damages parts of the brain involved with communication. People with aphasia have trouble expressing themselves and/or understanding what others are saying to them. Many people with … Continue reading

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Retirement Nest Egg

Financial retirement was very different for our parents. They worked for the same company for most of their careers. When they retired, they started receiving monthly checks from their company pensions. Nowadays, financing retirement is much more complicated. But it … Continue reading

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SPEAK UP

Palliative care is still not a well-known or understood service, although it has proven to help many patients and the families of patients living with a serious illness or health problem in dealing with emotional, physical and spiritual concerns. A … Continue reading

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Elderly Men And Vitamins

In a randomized trial that included nearly 15,000 male physicians, long-term daily multivitamin use resulted in a modest but statistically significant reduction in cancer after more than a decade of treatment and follow-up, according to a study appearing in JAMA. … Continue reading

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Chewing May Affect Dementia

People who maintain their chewing ability are probably less likely to develop dementia, compared to those who cannot chew well any more, researchers from the Department of Odontology and the Aging Research Center at the Karolinska Institutet and from Karlstad … Continue reading

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