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Baby boomers show concerning decline in cognitive functioning

Posted on August 24, 2020 - An Ohio State University sociologist says that despite a steady downturn in cases of dementia, the baby boom generation is not showing big improvements. He is trying to determine factors that could account for this, which he suspects include loneliness, obesity, inactivity and challenges accessing healthcare.

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The Right Car for Senior Drivers

Posted on August 19, 2020 - As we grow older, we experience changes that can make it less safe to drive. Eye diseases, arthritis and memory problems can make it harder to steer, react and make good decisions behind the wheel. Even routine age-related changes in vision, reflexes and flexibility might put us at greater risk of an accident.

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5 easy ways to keep tabs on heart health

Posted on August 17, 2020 - The American Heart Association says that knowing a few simple numbers can give us a good picture of our cardiovascular health.

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Poison Control Reminders for the Pandemic

Posted on August 12, 2020 - Medication management can be challenging, and as older adults are quarantining at this time, many lack the support they usually have to ensure they’re taking their prescription drugs at the right time, in the right way. Click to learn some tips.

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One More Reason to Wear a Mask: You May Less Sick From COVID-19

Posted on August 10, 2020 - During the coronavirus pandemic, we wear a mask to protect other people. For many of us, this is enough motivation. But for those for whom it apparently isn’t, here’s updated information from the University of California San Francisco.

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