June is Men’s Health Awareness Month

The month of June raises awareness of preventable health problems for males. Early detection and treatment of certain diseases can help prolong life. As men and women age, they are more susceptible to health conditions that may become chronic or prove fatal. What are some of the most common diseases that affect men’s health? 1….

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What Seniors Need to Know About Blood Pressure

Many of us are familiar with the leading causes of death: Heart disease, cancer and stroke to name a few. But did you know that high blood pressure is considered a “silent killer”? Traditionally, a normal blood pressure level was 120/80 and above 140/90 was considered high. Recently, the American Heart Association and the American…

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March Is National Nutrition Month

As we age, how we treat our bodies becomes even more important. That includes eating nutritious foods that give us the energy to take on the day. Although seniors may be less active than they once were, eating well is essential to maintain a healthy lifestyle with age. March is National Nutrition Month, a vital…

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New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors

Now that the confetti has fallen and we are several weeks into 2018, it’s time to get serious about the changes we want to make in the new year. Many people get caught up in the excitement and tradition of setting resolutions on January 1st, yet fail to see them through. What about seniors? Improved…

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