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Footcare Helps Keep Elderly Mobile

Footcare Helps Keep Elderly Mobile

  (NewsUSA) – Many people assume that it is a normal part of the aging process, but no one should resign themselves to foot pain. According to the The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), some foot problems are hereditary, but many others result from cumulative neglect and abuse. […]

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6 Health Tips Every Boomer and Senior Should Know Before Traveling

6 Health Tips Every Boomer and Senior Should Know Before Traveling

(NewsUSA) – Marvin Mallon, 86, and his wife, Reva, know how important it is to plan ahead before embarking on a long journey — especially when it comes to their health. During a road trip through the United States and Canada, Marvin Mallon needed regular hormone injections […]

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The Truth Behind 4 Food Myths

The Truth Behind 4 Food Myths

(NewsUSA) – Don't you just hate food scolds? Especially when they're as certain they're right as all those tech geniuses were about iPhones never replacing Blackberries. Well, in some cases, people are actually basing their assumptions on either pure myth or the latest diet fad. You know, as in: Gluten […]

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Heart Health

Heart Health

Elena keeps an eye on her husband Frank to make sure he is taking care of his heart. But she was surprised at a recent medical appointment when Dr. Reyes asked about her family’s history of heart disease. When Dr. Reyes heard that Elena’s mother had died […]

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Alcohol Use In Seniors

Alcohol Use In Seniors

Anyone at any age can have a drinking problem. Uncle George always liked his liquor, so his family may not see that his drinking is getting worse as he gets older. Grandma Betty was a teetotaler all her life—she started having a drink each night to help […]

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Questions & Answers About Elder Abuse

Questions & Answers About Elder Abuse

What is elder abuse? Elder abuse is any knowing, intended, or careless act that causes harm or serious risk of harm to an older person—physically, mentally, emotionally, or financially. The term is quite broad and encompasses many different types of mistreatment: Physical abuse: Use of force to threaten […]

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