Results for "Senior Health"

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Age Spots or Skin Cancer? Here’s How to Tell the Difference
You look at the back of your hand, or your neck, or even your leg and there it is—a spot you’ve never seen before. Could it be skin cancer? Or is it a...
May 05
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Your Joint Replacement Needs to Be Replaced. What Happens Next?
Maybe you had a knee replaced, and it’s starting to hurt when you go up or down stairs. Maybe it was your shoulder, and it bothers you when you take a...
May 01
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Osteopenia: When You Have Weak Bones
Osteoporosis is often a condition associated with aging, but there’s another condition that you may not be aware of that can affect your bones as well....
Apr 20
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Does COVID-19 Increase Your Risk of Stroke?
If you or someone close to you has experienced a stroke, you know that they can happen suddenly and with little warning. Understanding the risk factors...
Apr 20
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It’s Not Just Hips and Knees—Other Joints that Can Be Replaced
For lots of people with hip and knee pain, joint replacement gets them back on their feet and able to enjoy life. But hips and knees aren’t the only joints...
Apr 14
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Should You Be Worried About Those Pesky Eye Floaters?
Even if you’ve never noticed eye floaters, you probably have a few—they are small spots that drift around in your vision. “They may look like circles,...
Apr 07
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6 Neurological Conditions and Symptoms You Should Look Out For
The nervous system is a complex, highly specialized network. From sight to smell and walking to speaking, our nervous system organizes, explains and connects...
Apr 05
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Watch for These Early Warning Signs of Mental Illness in Seniors
Your mother has always been a worrier, but it seems like she’s anxious about everything these days. Your dad says he’s not sleeping well. When you question...
Mar 07
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Is Your Loved One Collecting or Hoarding?
Spring cleaning is an annual tradition. As the sun peeks back out from the clouds and hibernation season ends, we are all looking for a fresh start. Usually...
Mar 04
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Should Physical Therapy Be Part of Your COVID-19 Recovery?
COVID-19 has been associated with a litany of symptoms, with severities that vary greatly from one person to another. Even for some of those who experienced...
Mar 02