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    Seniors and Obesity: Four Steps to Reverse an Alarming Trend

    The statistics of women over 50 struggling with obesity are unsettling. More than one-third of adults in the U.S. are obese. A major catalyst in the crisis is the senior population, with 38.5 percent of U.S. adults...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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    Women – Find Your Inner Warrior

    Women are typically the caregivers in our lives, a natural role we fill as mothers. As the “mama bear” for our children, we are the accepted experts. We also have legal rights for our voice, carrying the...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Fire Prevention Preparedness for Seniors

    By Jasmine Dyoco– Prevention Older adults over 54 are at higher risk for fire injury and death for a variety of reasons including slower reaction time, medication that slows them down, and the possibility they live alone...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    22 Senior Health Risk Calculators for Healthy Aging

    Whether for yourself or for a loved one, these calculators are a starting point for becoming an advocate for healthy aging. Use them to assess an existing concern or even to develop an effective vocabulary for speaking...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Guide to Addiction Prevention for Seniors

    By Jasmine Dyoco– When discussing substance abuse and addiction, most people think about teenagers and young adults. Much public education is devoted to addiction prevention beginning in the elementary years, as evidence has shown that early education...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    Exercise is Essential for Seniors

    Exercise is important for all ages. For older adults, it’s no different; exercise is essential. It can take many forms, and for seniors there are multiple activities such as Tai Chi, running, walking and swimming. Does swimming...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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