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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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Are you making these health mistakes?

Are you making these health mistakes?

Entering middle age brings many new health changes and challenges. It’s likely you’ve already read about the importance of maintaining a healthy diet and an exercise routine. It’s equally important to be aware of common health challenges specific to women in their fifties. Read on for the six most common health mistakes women make and...

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How to Stay Healthy When You Don’t Really Want to Exercise

How to Stay Healthy When You Don’t Really Want to Exercise

It can be hard to stay motivated to exercise as you get older. Unfortunately, though, exercise becomes even more important with age. This is because it can improve heart health and limit factors that can cause health issues. People who begin exercising in their fifties may experience challenges. However, research and getting in the right...

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5 Things Seniors Need for a Balanced Diet

5 Things Seniors Need for a Balanced Diet

Elderly people have different dietary needs essential to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and a healthy diet can help prevent anemia, cardiovascular disease, and other serious health issues. Here are some ways to pack your diet full of essential nutrients. Fiber Fiber is an important factor in keeping your digestive system healthy and regular. Our digestive...

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Feeling joint pain? Try these tips for alleviating it.

Feeling joint pain? Try these tips for alleviating it.

Once you’ve left the spry days of your youth behind, aches and pains become a normal part of life. There are a number of reasons you may experience joint pain. For instance, things you do every day—like walking, running, or even chores—can eventually cause the cartilage around your joints to break down. Arthritis is another...

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3 Possible Reasons You’re Waking Up Exhausted

3 Possible Reasons You’re Waking Up Exhausted

If you’re only getting a few hours a night, you’re not getting enough. When babies are born, they don’t do much aside from eating, crying and sleeping. Of course this makes sense—babies need about 16 hours of sleep each day! Naturally, we don’t all get to sleep for 16 hours every day throughout our lives....

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Why You Should Take Bathroom Safety Seriously

Why You Should Take Bathroom Safety Seriously

You’ve probably seen the ads or heard the now-famous “Help, I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” line. You probably also know that falls become more common with age. However, most commercials would have you believe that injuries occur on stairs and this is often untrue.  Stairs do pose a hazard, but injuries suffered in...

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How to Deal With Annoying, Common Back Pain

How to Deal With Annoying, Common Back Pain

As we get older, aches and pains become more of a fact of life. Back pain is one of the most common things that sends people to the doctor or causes them to miss work. Fortunately, while back pain is common, there are some easy preventive measures you can take to address the source of...

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