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How to Spot Skin Cancer Warning Signs

In January, a National Hockey League fan saved a life when she noticed an odd-looking mole on the neck of Brian Hamilton, the Vancouver Canuks’ assistant equipment manager. It was no o...

February 23, 2022

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Is The National Park Service Senior Pass Worth The Price?

Two words: you bet!  National Park Service (NPS) passes cover entrance fees, standard day-use fees, and provides discounts on other fees. An annual Senior Pass is just $20 and a lifetime pa...

February 19, 2022

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Six Foods That Help Improve Seniors’ Brain and Heart Health

The aphorism “you are what you eat,” is actually true! Being your “best self,” starts with eating the “best foods” for your nutrition and health needs. Ea...

January 15, 2022

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Caregivers are Stressed During the Holiday Season.  Here’s how to Help.

The holiday season between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day can be especially stressful for caregivers. They already have a lot of responsibilities without adding pressure to create a &...

December 8, 2021

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Learn to Recognize the Warning Signs of a Stroke

According to the CDC, every 40 seconds, someone in the US suffers a stroke ever 40 seconds, and someone dies from a stroke every 4 minutes. While strokes are very common, but many people don...

November 22, 2021

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Senior Fitness: Indoor Workouts For Cold Winter Months

Exercise helps control weight, increase cardiovascular fitness, and improve cognitive functioning.  When you exercise, your body releases feel-good neurotransmitters called endorphins. This...

November 1, 2021

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Seven Health Screenings Every Senior Woman Needs

October is “Breast Cancer Awareness Month.” During the month, public service announcements and events remind women of the importance of regular self-exams and mammograms.  While...

October 20, 2021

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Veterans Aid Volunteer Resources

Freedom isn’t free” is a phrase that most of us are familiar with. It speaks volumes about the millions who served to protect our country’s freedom. Those people should never be forgot...

October 1, 2021

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How Music Can Help Improve Brain Health

“Music replays the past memories, awakens our forgotten worlds, and makes our minds travel.” Nigerian author and poet, Michael Bassey Johnson, often uses metaphorical imagery in ...

September 29, 2021

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The Importance of Keeping Your Balance as You Age

Loss of balance is a gradual process that often begins in your 40s and 50s. At first, the changes are subtle and people compensate – often without consciously realizing it. But by age ...

September 15, 2021

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