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Tips for Preventing Identify Theft for Seniors

Tips for Preventing Identify Theft for Seniors

While identity theft can happen to anyone, scammers target seniors more than other age groups. There’s no one specific reason for this, but there are steps one can take to reduce the chances of identity theft and fraud. Run background checks on any potential caregiver. Regrettably, many instances of identity theft are not committed by
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Tinnitus: What Is It and What Aggravates It?

Tinnitus: What Is It and What Aggravates It?

Tinnitus is a sensation of sound that happens even though there is no external source for it. It can be a constant sound or a pulsating one. Tinnitus usually indicates hearing loss. Our nerves cause this sensation. The brain normally filters out the sound of our nerve activity. However, changes can happen, and those filters
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Bad Sense of Direction and Alzheimer’s: Potential Connection

Bad Sense of Direction and Alzheimer’s: Potential Connection

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5 million Americans have the disorder. It is also the sixth-leading cause of death. With the number of people with Alzheimer’s expected to rise in the coming decades, it’s important to identify potential symptoms in advance. This way we can try to slow down the progression of it,
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Symptoms and Causes of Cataracts

Symptoms and Causes of Cataracts

Cataracts are where the tissues that make up the lenses of your eyes break down and clump together, leading to vision problems. Most cataracts result from aging or injury, but other risk factors include certain genetic disorders, weight, high blood pressure, and smoking. Usually, cataracts start small and grow over time. They also tend to
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Keeping Your Mind Sharp

Keeping Your Mind Sharp

Keeping our minds sharp is crucial for ensuring that we stay on top of things as much as possible. Below are some tips for keeping our minds sharp at any age. Control problems such as high cholesterol and blood pressure as much as possible. These conditions may contribute to certain types of dementia. Eat a
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