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What You Need to Know About Anti-Wrinkle Creams

Fayne Frey, MD - 8/5/2018 - 2

According to manufacturers’ own package inserts, the efficacy of anti-wrinkle creams is minimal. One listed a study that showed that sun protection alone had better results than their wrinkle cream.

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How Home Security Cameras Can Help with Senior Care

Eric Murrell - 8/3/2018 - 6

If you’re caring for an aging parent or loved one […]

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An Octogenarian Shares His Secrets for a Long and Healthy Life

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 5/28/2018 - 8

What does it take to have rock hard abs at 80? Dov Michaeli shares his secrets to attaining a hard body and strong mind in the 9th decade of life.

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How to Talk to Your Aging Parent About Getting Help

Jenilee Matz MPH - 4/30/2018 - 1

Few things can be as complicated as caring for your mom or dad through their golden years. One common challenge adult children face when caregiving is their parent’s refusal to accept help. Understanding why seniors may reject offers for assistance can help you have a more productive conversation.

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The Benefits of Integrated Care for Aging Patients

Daphne Stanford - 4/25/2018 - 2

Integrated healthcare with a structure that connects mental and emotional health to physical health is an ideal model for a multi-pronged approach that recognizes the prevalence of mental health stigma — especially among older adults.

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Top 8 Apps to Keep Your Family Safe and Healthy

Jennifer Landis - 1/26/2018 - 1

Here are 8 new technologies that are designed to keep families (including our pets) safer, healthier, and happier.

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Distinguishing Grief, Loneliness, or Depression in Seniors

Craig Hammontree - 1/7/2018 - 0

Is the senior in your life battling with grief, loneliness, or depression? Learn the differences between these blue feelings and how you can help combat them.

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Why Premium Support for Medicare is a Bad Idea

Harriet Komisar, PhD - 12/3/2017 - 0

Proposals that would change Medicare into a voucher program, also termed premium support, will harm the popular program and the people who rely on it.

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Top 8 Home Safety Tips for Seniors

Samantha Rivers - 9/20/2017 - 2

Everyone knows that nonslip bath mats and night lights can prevent falls, but here’s a list of lesser-known measures that can keep seniors safe in their homes.

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Can Retirement Increase Life Expectancy?

Jennifer Landis - 9/13/2017 - 0

Choosing to retire in a CCRC, if it has lots of activities and on-site healthcare, may not only increase longevity but also make life more fulfilling.

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How Aging Affects Your Sleep and What To Do About It

Patricia Salber, MD, MBA - 8/24/2017 - 2

Sleeping patterns change as we age, but luckily there are a lot of things that you can do that can help you sleep better even though you no longer sleep like a baby.

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What Naked Mole-Rats Are Teaching Us About Human Life

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD - 6/11/2017 - 0

It may seem far-fetched to think that studying naked mole-rats could have profound implications for human beings but, in fact, they have already taught us things that could help save lives and improve longevity.

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