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Medical Conditions

Nothing makes life after 60 harder than medical conditions. From post menopause symptoms and Alzheimer’s to hearing loss and mobility issues, we have answers to your questions.

5 days ago

5 Myths People Believe About Heart Attack and Sudden Cardiac Arrest That Could Cost Them Their Life

When it comes to heart health, we often think that we know the basics. But here are 5 myths that will prove this wrong. You might be surprised to find that most people don’t know they are having a heart attack at the time. We all know the Hollywood…

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1 week ago

How to Live an Active, Healthy Life with Osteoporosis

I met Joanna Brown last year, a few days after I was diagnosed with Osteoporosis. I was shocked by the news and searching for support and information. I knew instinctively I would need guidance as to how to move, work and exercise safely…

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1 week ago

Take Good Care of Your Gums in Your 60s and They’ll Take Care of You Forever

I grew up seeing some of my older relatives remove their ‘teeth’ before going to bed. Sometimes, they expressed discomfort with chewing or dentures that were either too tight or too loose. I decided early on in my life that I was not going to go down…

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2 weeks ago

The 5 Secret Messages of Foot Pain After 60

With most adults reaching an estimated 115,000 miles walked in their lifetime, your feet take a beating over the years and it is more and more noticeable as you age. If acute or chronic foot pain has you avoiding activity or heading for the medicine cabinet…

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2 weeks ago

Practical Tips for a Fulfilling Everyday Life with Hearing Loss

Whether by birth or acquired later in life, hearing impairment affects individuals in distinct ways, posing intricate challenges that significantly influence their daily lives. The deaf and hard of hearing encounter daily struggles that often go…

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3 weeks ago

Vacations for Seniors with Limited Mobility

Are you or a loved one eager to go on a vacation but find that limited mobility poses a challenge? The desire to explore and create memories knows no age limit, and thankfully, there are tailored vacation options designed specifically for seniors…

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3 weeks ago

What Causes Osteoporosis and How to Increase Bone Strength as We Get Older

When we think of bones, we think of off-white, hard, stiff and unchanging objects. However, our bones are very much a living and dynamic tissue. They provide the structure of our bodies that enables us to move…

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3 weeks ago

7 Ways to Manage Incontinence in the Workplace

For those of us who are still working – whether full time, part-time or even as volunteers – incontinence can be an issue. Between dealing with deadlines, back-to-back Zoom calls and pressure to succeed, people have enough to worry about without…

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4 weeks ago

Back Pain: How It Becomes a Chronic Problem for Baby Boomers

You are not alone if you’re experiencing back pain. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 7.6 million older adults suffer from back and spine problems. That is more than twice the number of disabilities caused by heart problems…

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1 month ago

Boomers Are at Higher Risk for Opioid Addiction: Here’s How to Protect Yourself

If you’d like to see upfront-and-personal the face of the fastest-growing group of people at risk for opioid addiction and abuse, look in your bathroom mirror. While it may be comforting to believe that drug addiction affects mostly people…

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