Results for "Senior Health"

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Fear of Falling Can Restrict Your Life. These Strategies Can Help
If you’ve fallen and hurt yourself, or if your balance isn’t as solid as it used to be, you may be afraid to do some of the activities you used to enjoy....
Jun 06
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How Do Alzheimer’s and Dementia Affect Personality?
Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can diminish memory, reasoning and other skills. But there’s more to dementia than memory loss. “Behavioral...
Jun 03
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Could My Herniated Disc Lead to Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES)?
In your teens, back pain was nothing more than a myth. In your 20s and 30s, your back only hurt after a day of heavy yard work. By the time you hit your...
May 27
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Here’s What You Should Know About Bone-Weakening Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is a disease that makes your bones porous, thinner and weaker. It doesn’t cause pain, but if you develop osteoporosis, you could break a bone...
May 20 1
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You Just Found Out You Have High Blood Pressure. Now What?
You’ve probably had your blood pressure checked countless times. It’s a routine part of health care. Even your dentist might check your blood pressure....
May 13 1
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Need Help Walking? Here’s How to Choose the Right Walker
If you’re having trouble walking, using a walker may help keep you safe and improve your mobility. But it can be hard to decide if you need a walker. And...
May 06
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For Family Caregivers: 5 Tips for Getting Help and Support
Taking care of a parent, family member or friend in any capacity for any amount of time impacts your whole life. There are 53 million family caregivers...
Apr 29
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11 Tips to Help Older Adults Maintain a Healthy Bladder
Bladder health is a topic most people know little about. Unfortunately, many wait until symptoms begin to appear before taking action. We spoke with David...
Apr 29
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These 12 Steps Can Help You Prevent a Dangerous Stroke
Every year, about 795,000 people in the United States experience a stroke, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In fact,...
Apr 27
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The Best Ways to Protect Yourself Against Aspiration Pneumonia
There’s probably been a time when you swallowed some food or drink and it felt like it went down the wrong pipe. That’s when a bit of food or liquid may...
Apr 11