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Census 2020: Have You Been Counted?

Posted on July 1, 2020 - So many events have been affected by this year’s coronavirus outbreak. The 2020 election will be more complicated, the 2020 Olympic Games were postponed for a year, and countless planned events were canceled. The 2020 Census has also been impacted by the pandemic.

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Keep Moving To Prevent Major Mobility Disability

Posted on June 29, 2020 - What is the strongest risk factor for disability as we age? The American Geriatrics Society says being physically inactive tops the list, and they take a look at the types of exercise that are most beneficial.

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Talking About Walking

Posted on June 24, 2020 - Many of us have felt cooped up during the past few months, spending most of our time indoors as we’ve been practicing social distancing. But we need to get out into the fresh air and sunshine for our physical and emotional health. Is it safe to go for a walk today? It is! Public health experts say it’s just fine to walk outdoors, so long as we maintain a safe distance from others and wear a mask when advised.

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Repetitive negative thinking linked to dementia risk

Posted on June 22, 2020 - June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month and we continue to focus on ways to help our brains healthfully age. A study from the UK says that pessimism is very bad for the brain. Keeping a sunny outlook these days is challenging, but it’s worth the effort to adopt techniques for coping.

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This Year’s Father’s Day Call Is More Important Than Ever!

Posted on June 17, 2020 - June is Men’s Health Month. This is a great time to remind Dad and Grandpa about ways they can protect their health—perhaps during Father’s Day festivities. 2020 will be a little different. For many families, traditional Father’s Day visits have been postponed or are taking place as virtual visits on Zoom and FaceTime. Especially if Dad is older than 65, he may have been sheltering in place for several months now, so it’s especially important to check in, in whatever way that’s possible.

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