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More Seniors Are Working Longer

More Seniors Are Working Longer

Older Americans are staying in the workplace longer and it’s for a number of reasons: an increase in the age to receive full Social Security benefits; changes in retirement policies;...

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Celebrate Our Growing Centenarian Population!

Posted on August 18, 2016 0

 Celebrate Our Growing Centenarian Population!

 
Famous centenarians, from left: Bob Hope, Olivia de Havilland, Queen Elizabeth I The Queen Mother, and Grandma Moses.

 

What do George Burns, Olivia de Havilland,...

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The Zzzzzzs Have It: Seniors Need Their Sleep

Posted on August 4, 2016 0

Seniors Need Their Sleep

If you’ve heard that you need less sleep as you age, you may wonder why, after 5 or 6 hours of sleep, you still feel tired and irritable during the day. The fact is, the...

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Check on an aging parents' health on Thanksgiving

Check on an aging parents' health on Thanksgiving

Whether you visit your aging parent in an assisted living facility, at his home or have him join the family for Thanksgiving dinner at your home, the holiday is a...

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Diabetes and Seniors: Learn the Facts

Diabetes and Seniors: Learn the Facts

November is American Diabetes Month, which is an observance aimed at raising awareness of diabetes, a condition that’s of particular interest to seniors, because, as you age,...

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Help seniors beat the "Holiday Blues"

Posted on November 5, 2015 0

Help seniors beat the "Holiday Blues"

It seems like it was summer just yesterday, but here we are barreling headlong into mid-fall and, soon, winter. It might seem early to talk about the holidays, but Thanksgiving...

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Being aware of food safety is especially important for seniors

Being aware of food safety is especially important for seniors

Information courtesy of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and FoodSafety.gov

As we age, our bodies don’t work as well as they did when we were...

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NH provides plenty of fall activities for seniors

NH provides plenty of fall activities for seniors

Today marks the first day of fall. Even those of us who are reluctant to let go of summer know that there’s something special about fall in New Hampshire; it’s like...

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Flu season is near; time to get a flu vaccine!

Flu season is near; time to get a flu vaccine!

It’s September and while that means, back to school, falling leaves and apple picking, it also means that it’s time to get a flu shot. Flu outbreaks generally begin in...

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Seniors want fitness trackers made for them

Posted on August 7, 2015 0

Seniors want fitness trackers made for them

You’ve seen those skinny bands people use to track their fitness – they have names like Jawbone, Misfit and Fitbit; they count steps, monitor your sleep and track your...

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