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Good oral health may help protect against Alzheimer’s

Gingivitis (gum disease) has been linked to a higher risk of heart disease, but a recent study says that the bacteria that cause gingivitis also may be connected to Alzheimer’s disease. The study

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Five Budgeting Strategies for Those Who Want to Age at Home

This article was originally shared on Easy Living  Frugal Living Tips for Seniors: Budgeting Strategies for Aging Wisely at Home 1. Get organized and simplify your financial life. How much time are you

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Older Than Dirt Quiz

Count all the ones that you remember, not the ones you were told about. Ratings at the bottom.. 1. Sweet cigarettes 2…Coffee shops with juke  boxes 3…Home milk delivery in glass bottles 4…Party

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Protecting against cognitive decline

This article was posted on Harvard Health Publishing While there’s currently no treatment that can prevent or cure dementia, researchers have identified some factors that may help protect you from

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8 Things I Tell My Dog But Not My Husband

This article was written by: Ann Brenoff, HuffPost US, Senior Writer/Columnist, and shared on: The Huffington Post The standing joke in my family is that I love the dog most of all. I don’t actually

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‘Free’ DNA Testing Used to Scam Medicare Recipients

States sound alarm about fraudsters urging cancer screenings. This article was posted on AARP. Jerry Armstrong, an IBM retiree in mountain-fringed Sonora, Calif., got a phone call out of the blue. Did

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How to tell the difference between type 1 and type 2 diabetes in adults

This article was shared by Women Living With Diabetes A lot of times, I come across patients who have to use insulin and aren’t quite sure whether they have Type 1 or type 2 diabetes. I hope to be able

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“My dog ate my socks while climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro” (a wacky obituary)

Who’s going to fact check an obituary? That was the perspective of Norma R. Brewer when she penned her own obituary. You can’t blame her! The obituary claims the cause of the 83-year-old

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The older we are the happier we are?

There’s a lot of evidence proving that the older we get, the happier we get. *** this article was shared by NeuroGym Blog *** A Gallup telephone poll of 340,000 people across the nation showed that

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Healthy Springtime Produce Options for Caregivers and Seniors

10 Farmer’s Market Foods That Are Senior Approved Spring is finally in the air! If you’re like most people, you and your loved ones may have fallen off the health and nutrition bandwagon this winter.

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