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Don’t Forget About Sun Protection This Summer

Don’t Forget About Sun Protection This Summer

There are a lot of things to enjoy about summer: Swimming, cookouts, and gorgeous weather are just a few of many. But while it’s great to soak up some rays, it’s important to remember to do it safely. Even if you remember to apply sunscreen before you head outside, you should be reapplying it every...

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7 Superfoods to Help You Build a Nutrient-Dense Diet

7 Superfoods to Help You Build a Nutrient-Dense Diet

Have your tastes changed as you’ve gotten older? Have you found yourself reaching for a sweet treat more often than you did when you were younger? It’s actually totally normal for your taste to change as you age. Your dietary needs change throughout your life, and maintaining a healthy, age-specific diet helps prevent illness and...

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Can diet affect the body’s response to cancer treatment?

Can diet affect the body’s response to cancer treatment?

Have you ever tried baking something and messed up a single step, only to have it ruin the entire dish? As with baking, it turns out even the littlest changes in what you eat can affect your health. In fact, changes to your gut’s microbiome can even affect how the body responds to things like...

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3 Ways Stress Affects Your Digestive System

3 Ways Stress Affects Your Digestive System

Have you ever been so stressed that you feel sick to your stomach, unable to eat anything at all? Or maybe you’re the type of person who reaches for food during times of stress. Everyone’s stress response is a little bit different, but there’s one undeniable fact: Stress can affect how we eat, and it...

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Now is the Time to Get Rid of Bad Habits Once and For All

Now is the Time to Get Rid of Bad Habits Once and For All

Unfortunately, stressful situations are a simple fact of life. Unless you have nerves of absolute steel, in the midst of a pandemic, you’re probably feeling more stressed than usual, too. Most people will feel stress at some point or another, but everyone will respond to it differently. Some people work out stress through existing hobbies...

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9 in 10 Adults Aren’t Getting Enough of This Nutrient

9 in 10 Adults Aren’t Getting Enough of This Nutrient

There’s no such thing as a miracle food that will let you live forever. But would you believe there’s one that reduces the chance of debilitating heart attacks and strokes? Or that the same food reduces the risk of long-term diseases like type-2 diabetes? Would you believe that it has other health benefits such as...

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A Note on How We’re Handling the COVID-19 Impact

A Note on How We’re Handling the COVID-19 Impact

As the world continues to feel the impact of COVID-19, we at Senior Savings wanted to assure our readers that safety is our top priority. Our team members have taken a number of steps to minimize the spread of the virus. These include things like working from home to protect the health of our employees...

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Allergies or coronavirus symptoms? Here’s how to tell.

Allergies or coronavirus symptoms? Here’s how to tell.

Note: If you are experiencing new or unusual symptoms, we encourage you to consult with your doctor. With spring comes beautiful flowers, sunny skies, and a whole new crop of allergens to make you sneeze. Even if you have never experienced allergies, our bodies change over time. This means people who have never had allergies...

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These Hidden Dangers Can Cause Health Issues At Home

These Hidden Dangers Can Cause Health Issues At Home

By the time you’ve reached your senior years, you have probably developed a consistent routine around your home. However, as you get older, it becomes more likely that your immune system will get weaker. This means it’s important to be aware of where germs, mold, and other things that can damage your health may be...

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What health changes do men need to watch out for after 50?

What health changes do men need to watch out for after 50?

It’s a fact of life that age comes with increased health risks. However, by paying attention to your body’s needs and and maintaining healthy habits, it’s possible to reduce the chance of negative health changes as you age. Here are the most important things men should pay attention to as they age. Pay attention to...

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