Senior health

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How Can I Protect My Heart as I Get Older?
Keep active throughout the day to protect your heart as you get older. Barbara Ficarra, RN, explains...

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Healthy Aging: Preparing for a Healthcare Appointment
A guide to help you prepare for healthcare appointments, with questions on symptoms, medications, an...

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Aging and the Immune System
Why the immune system works less well as you get older, with strategies to keep the immune system he...

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Senior ERs Are Saving Lives and Changing Healthcare
These simple, yet life-saving improvements are making hospital emergency rooms far less stressful fo...

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More Calcium May Not Mean Fewer Fractures in Seniors
A pair of reviews suggest the mineral may not be as helpful as once believed.

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What are the challenges competing with fast food?
One of the reasons fast food is often so tempting is that it can be cheaper than making healthy nutr...

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Is there support in place for elderly that need long-term care?
The issue of long-term senior care seriously impacts loved ones trying to navigate decisions such as...

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How does proper nutrition keep healthcare costs down?
Malnourishment is a double-edged sword because it can put people in the hospital and keep them there...

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How can we help America's elderly?
There are millions of senior citizens dealing with hunger in American alone. In this video, HealthMa...

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What is hospice care?
Many adults say that they'd prefer to die at home, free of pain and surrounded by friends and family...