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Nutritional Needs Change as Body Ages

Helayne Waldman, Ed.D., M.S. | Monday, October 19, 2015

Bad news is that far too many seniors are undernourished. The good news, however, is that there are numerous simple but powerful steps you can take to improve the situati...

Originally posted in: Health
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Active Aging and Medication Management for Older Americans

Dr. James D. Huysman | Tuesday, May 26, 2015

May is Older Americans Month and right now the topics of active aging and managing medications has never been more important, particularly for those 55 and older.

Originally posted in: Caregiving
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The New Age of Aging

Joan Lunden | Sunday, March 9, 2014

11,000 boomers turn 65 each day in our country and they will be redefining the "typical" lifestyle of a senior. (We don't even think of 65 as "senior" anymore!)

Originally posted in: Healthy Living
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Keeping Our Elder Parents Moving

Joan Lunden | Thursday, May 23, 2013

As our parents and loved ones become older, we strive to make them feel happy and comfortable.

Originally posted in: Aging Parents
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How To Get The Most Out Of Your Visits To Your Doctor - An Important Note For Vets

Joan Lunden | Thursday, November 22, 2012

For many years I took my children to a wonderful pediatrician, Dr. Jeffrey Brown. However it was only when I read a recent newspaper article about him that I learned he h...

Originally posted in: Health
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