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The Real Reason Why Hangovers Get Worse with Age
May04

The Real Reason Why Hangovers Get Worse with Age

Pounding head, upset stomach, unquenchable thirst…we’ve all been there. Gone are the days of being young and tossing back drinks like they’re water, only to feel perfectly fine the next day. Now, two glasses of wine before bed result in feeling like crap the next day. Can you relate? I’m sure many of us can. It seems as if hangovers worsen as we grow older, but why? Well, there are a few reasons why hangovers...

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Bee Sting Allergies in Seniors – What You Should Know
Apr05

Bee Sting Allergies in Seniors – What You Should Know

Did you know that bee sting allergies in seniors pose a greater risk for severe complications than in other age groups? If not, you may want to keep reading. While some allergies become less severe, or maybe even go away with age, certain allergies can increase with age, and bee sting allergies are no exception. Now that Spring is in the air, it’s important to realize that any senior is at risk for a severe reaction to a bee...

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Best Ways to Combat Aging
Nov17

Best Ways to Combat Aging

Like death, taxes, and our current president stirring up controversy on Twitter, aging is another one of the few constants in life, despite all the kicking and screaming we will do as the years tick by everybody ages. However, there are plenty of ways that you can combat aging so that you look and feel healthy despite growing older. Everyone knows the old adage “you’re as young as you feel.” But that doesn’t make the widening...

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4 Ways to Celebrate National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
Oct31

4 Ways to Celebrate National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month kicks off tomorrow! There are a variety of ways that you can both raise awareness to the issue as well as enjoy some time helping to slow down the process of Alzheimer’s disease. More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Those numbers expected to triple by 2050. That’s why it’s more important than ever to get informed and really help your loved one cope with...

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Preventing Common Elderly Infections
Oct04

Preventing Common Elderly Infections

While we often think of cancer, heart issues, or respiratory problems as being the ailments that will plague seniors the most, it’s actually some of the more common elderly infections that can quickly turn deadly for the elderly. For example, infectious diseases account for one-third of all deaths in people over the age of 65,  according to the AAFP. More than 90 percent of all deaths from pneumonia occur in people over 65. Even a...

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How Can Seniors Build Muscle? Senior Workout Tips
Aug30

How Can Seniors Build Muscle? Senior Workout Tips

Despite what you may have been told, even seniors can build muscle tone and strength at just about any age! Sure, aging is pretty much a one-way street, but you still get to choose your speed — and that’s an essential thing to remember when working out as a senior. You can still stay healthy and actually alleviate certain common health conditions with strength training, although it does take particular planning and preparation....

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