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10 Signs of Osteoporosis

Maintaining a healthy body is important for seniors and one aspect of health that is especially important is bone health. Bone health ranges from the good and the bad and the importance of your bone health is paramount. One condition of poor bone health includes osteoporosis. Osteoporosis means porotic bones which in layman’s terms means holes in the bones. Bone ...

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11 Risk Factors for Dementia

Dementia is a major concern for senior adults and it is something that often goes forgotten by much of the public. While it is not a disease, dementia is considered a generalized term of the decline in mental ability and cognition which hinders activities of daily life. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease and it affects more ...

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10 Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar and Coconut Oil for Seniors

We have heard it in the news before: take a little of this to cure some of that or take some of this to help alleviate some of that, but what do you listen to? As an informed adult and senior citizen that is well aware of what works and what doesn’t work for your body, what outlet do you ...

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10 Most Dangerous Foods for People Over 55

We have all heard of things that can harm our health, but as a senior it is especially important to know what ways your health is affected by certain foods. The negative health implications are well established from conditions such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity, and metabolic syndrome, but there is still much out there to figure out as ...

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10 Health Benefits of Coconut Oil for Seniors

It seems that many news features have something in health news which touts the ability to prevent or even cure a condition or illness. Given that there are many products currently on the market for healthy living, it is important to understand which product is right for you. Just because a product claims it is healthy and can reverse or ...

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9 Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar for People Over 55

By now, most people are aware of all of the amazing health benefits of apple cider vinegar. It’s used to promote shiny hair, cure a sore throat, and maintain good overall health. But, there are a ton of benefits that apple cider vinegar has for the senior crowd as well. Keep reading to learn about 9 health benefits of apple ...

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9 Things People Over 50 Should Not Do

People born between the years of 1946 and 1964 are a part of a demographic group identified as “Baby Boomers.” Boomers represent approximately 40% of the total US population. The generation redefined the rules of an “accepted” social, political and personal culture during the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. They are now breaking the concepts of “senior citizen” with a vengeance. ...

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8 Beauty Surgeries That Are Worth It As You Age

Baby Boomers are approaching the “Golden Years” with vigor unmatched by previous generations. Advances in medical care and a healthier lifestyle including diet and exercise extend life expectancy as well as the quality of life. Boomers are changing the perception of “senior citizen!” Among the improvements appreciated by people age 50 and older is the availability of cosmetic surgery. Once ...

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9 Easy Exercises People 55+ Should Do Every Week

As you have gotten older, like other people, you may have become more sedentary. This can lend to muscle loss as well as bone loss. Then bones will break easier when you fall, and that could end with many trips to the hospital and a hip replacement, or worse. Also you could end up in a nursing home being taken ...

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9 Foods People Over 55 Should Eat To Stay Young

There are no magic potions to secure eternal youth. In addition to the perpetual clock the ravages of stress, pollution, smoking, sun exposure, disease and excessive alcohol consumption contribute radically to the body’s aging process. Medical research proves a healthy lifestyle that includes exercise and a smart diet adds years to your life while subtracting years from your appearance. To ...

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