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Aging with Dignity Shouldn’t be a Stroke of Luck

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May 26, 2020

Do Not Let Life-Threatening Ailments Go Unchecked During the Pandemic

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Apr 2, 2020

Ensuring Access to Needed Medications During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Mar 27, 2020

Getting the Care You Need via Telemedicine

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A senior woman is looking at prescription bottles in her bathroom.

Oct 25, 2019

Contribute to Public Safety on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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Sep 3, 2019

Medicare and Hearing Health for Seniors

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Sep 3, 2019

Medicare and Vision Coverage

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Apr 9, 2019

5 Healthy Aging Tips Every Woman Should Know

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Sep 28, 2018

10 Questions to Better Understand Your Medication and Risk of Falling

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A senior man holds his medication record form, while seemingly confused, and discusses the content with his wife.

Sep 24, 2018

Maintaining Your Medication Record Form

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Two senior women are walking outside in the park, getting exercise together.

Jul 26, 2018

How Walking Can Ease Arthritis Symptoms

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A senior Black man holds up a toothbrush as though he's ready to brush his teeth.

Apr 19, 2018

Is Healthy Aging Your Goal? A Healthy Mouth Should Be, Too

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Mar 28, 2018

4 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease Using Medicare

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Jun 15, 2017

LGBT Older Adults Run a Higher Risk for These 3 Chronic Conditions

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May 18, 2017

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease 101: The Difference and Why it Matters

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Mar 23, 2017

Healthy Smiles Make for Healthy Aging: 3 Lesser Known Risks of Poor Oral Care

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Feb 23, 2017

Staying Heart Healthy After 65: What You Need to Know About Atrial Fibrillation

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Sep 1, 2016

Dorothy Wall's Falls Prevention Story

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5 Malnutrition Facts You Probably Didn't Know

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Aug 11, 2016

Chronic vs. Acute Medical Conditions: What's the Difference?

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