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Navigating the Transition: Signs It’s Time to Consider a Senior Retirement Community

The decision to move to a senior retirement community is a significant life transition that involves careful consideration of various factors. As individuals age, the need for specialized care, enhanced social opportunities, and a supportive living environment becomes more apparent. In this article, we’ll explore key signs and considerations that indicate it may be time…

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Unveiling Breakthroughs: Exciting New Research on Alzheimer’s and Dementia

In recent years, the field of Alzheimer’s and dementia research has witnessed groundbreaking advancements that bring hope to millions affected by these debilitating conditions. Researchers worldwide are unraveling the mysteries surrounding the diseases, uncovering potential treatment options, and offering fresh insights into prevention and early detection. In this article, we will explore some of the…

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Schedule a Day of Medical Appointments

by Louise Kramer, AARP   When it comes to our health, medical emergencies and illnesses like the flu always get seen to — STAT. Routine medical appointments … not so much. Annual exams are easy to shrug off, but it’s important to fit those physicals, mammograms and dental cleanings into our busy lives. A regular screening can identify…

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Your Body’s General Health at 60+

by Sari Harrar, AARP The Magazine   The good news in your 60s: Making healthy changes will have a greater impact today than at any other time in your life. The reality check in your 60s: Better get to know your blood pressure and blood sugar numbers now. You have a long, healthy life ahead. Indeed, men turning…

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CORONAVIRUS SAFETY

The American Red Cross is closely monitoring the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and following the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).We know this is a stressful time and people want to know what they can do right now to protect themselves and their families. That’s why the Red Cross is highlighting some everyday steps that people in the U.S. can take now. In addition, stay informed about what’s happening in your local community and always follow the directions of state and local authorities.LIMIT THE SPREAD OF GERMS AND PREVENT INFECTIONThe Red Cross recommends the following…

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