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Preserving Our Senses

Preserving Our Senses

Our senses are very important to us. They help us shape our world and process all the information it contains. However, there are always dangers to those senses and damage can occur. Once sensory damage occurs, there’s very little one can do to correct it. Let’s discuss some ways to help preserve our senses throughout
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Hyperthermia: What to Watch Out For

Hyperthermia: What to Watch Out For

In late summer, temperatures rise dramatically, and seniors prove especially susceptible to these changes. Heat related disorders can cause a medical emergency. Here is what to watch out for and how to better protect oneself from heat stroke and other disorders. There are many illnesses grouped under the name hyperthermia. Out of all of them,
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Keeping Creativity Alive in Seniors: Why It’s Important

Keeping Creativity Alive in Seniors: Why It’s Important

Creativity is being able to make imaginations come to life. It’s an important part of the human experience, as it helps set us apart from other forms of life. Creativity serves important functions for our minds, and it’s important to try and stimulate it at all points of life. Below, are benefits that can come
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What You Need To Know About The New Medicare Cards

What You Need To Know About The New Medicare Cards

Starting next April, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will begin mailing new cards to all of the current 58 million beneficiaries. The major difference between these cards and the old ones is that they will no longer have social security numbers printed on them. Instead they will have a randomly assigned Medicare
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Reducing Stress is a Work of Art

Reducing Stress is a Work of Art

Cortisol is the “stress hormone” that helps our body manage stress when we are faced with a threat—a charging rhino, a rapidly approaching deadline at work. When our cortisol levels remain elevated for long periods of time, we face health problems including decreased immunity, increased abdominal fat storage, inhibition of thyroid hormone activation, insomnia, depression,
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