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Seniors and the Trauma of Falling

Seniors and the Trauma of Falling

Each year, over 1.6 of American seniors (age 65 and up) go to the emergency room because they are injured from a fall. Falls are the #1 cause of hospital admissions for trauma, of fractures, and of injury deaths. These are the reported falls, mind you. There are... » Read More
Benefits of Exercise

Benefits of Exercise

Spring is here, and warmer days of sunshine are beckoning.  It’s time to get outside for a little exercise!  That doesn’t mean try to run around the block right away, though. The key to success is to safely build from your current fitness level. Think... » Read More
Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures

Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures

This Alzheimer’s Association publication, ‘2016 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures‘, is a statistical resource for U.S. data related to Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia, as well as other dementias. Background and context for... » Read More
CDC Prediabetes Screening Test

CDC Prediabetes Screening Test

DO YOU HAVE PREDIABETES? Prediabetes means your blood glucose (sugar) is higher than normal, but not yet diabetes. Diabetes is a serious disease that can cause heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, or loss of feet or legs. Type 2 diabetes can be delayed or... » Read More
Why Exercise for Seniors is Essential

Why Exercise for Seniors is Essential

There is no better time to exercise than when you’re older. Exercise for seniors is essential for good health. Although many older people know the importance of physical fitness, it is estimated that about 85 percent fail to exercise on a regular basis.  They don’t do... » Read More

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