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5 Ways to Nurture Your Emotional Health in Later Life

Ilchi Lee - 3/2/2021 - 2

Working well with your own emotions is key to creating […]

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How to Tell Your Senior Parent It’s Time to Stop Driving

Zeb Goldstein, J.D. - 2/27/2021 - 2

Worried that it is no longer safe for your senior parent to be driving? Here are 7 tips to talk about why it’s time to give up the car keys.

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Osteoporosis: Do You Know Your Risk of Fragility Fractures?

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 2/11/2021 - 1

A fragility fracture may be the first obvious sign of osteoporosis. It should trigger an evaluation of bone health, including bone density.

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Chronic Wounds: How Self-care Can Help Speed Healing

Jeffrey Nelson, Ph.D. - 9/20/2020 - 0

Optimal self-care for patients with chronic wounds includes dressing changes, good nutrition, and recognizing warning signs of infection.

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These 8 Life-Changing Tips Will Help You Age Well

Ilchi Lee - 8/5/2020 - 18

Ilchi Lee-author of I’ve Decided to Live 120 Years-shares tips on how to age well, feel content & fulfilled until the last moments of your life.

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What Happened When I Fell and Broke My Shoulder

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 5/25/2020 - 244

After I fell and broke my shoulder, I learned that there are many issues to consider besides the fall and fracture, including fear of falling.

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Do Optimism and Pessimism Impact Health Outcomes?

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD - 5/9/2020 - 10

Many scientific studies have found links between optimism and better health outcomes. The converse is true for pessimism .

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Why Cataract Surgery Can Reduce Falls in Seniors

Daniel H. Chang, MD - 5/2/2020 - 2

Falling related to bifocal glasses is a significant danger to seniors and something that can be easily corrected with cataract surgery.

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Perseverance: Being Knocked Down Four Times, But Rising Up Five

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 4/26/2020 - 0

This is a story about perseverance in the face of overwhelming odds: A 69-year old widow finally got her driver’s license after 949 failed attempts.

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Fall Prevention: Why Every Aging Adult Should Learn Tai Chi

Eric Edelman - 2/2/2020 - 10

Meaningful evidence suggests that Tai Chi may reduce the risk of falls in aging adults. Every senior should consider taking the time to learn it.

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Do You Know the 3 Main Causes of Blindness in the U.S.?

Andrea Tooley, MD - 1/14/2020 - 1

Many people think vision loss is just a normal part of aging but it doesn’t have to be. There are many steps you can take to reduce your risk of blindness.

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