Arthritis

Don’t Take Arthritis Lying Down Years ago, doctors hardly ever told rheumatoid arthritis patients to “go take a hike” or “go for a swim.” Arthritis was considered an inherent part of the aging process and a signal to a patient that it’s time to slow down. But not so anymore. Recent research […]

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Stroke-What to Do

What Should I Do If I Have Any of the Symptoms? If you, your friend, or a family member is having any symptoms, seek medical care immediately: Dial 911 or have someone take you or your friend to the nearest emergency room. Do NOT let the person with the symptoms drive or […]

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Stroke-What is it?

Stroke: Know What to Do Although most people who suffer strokes are older, stroke can occur at any age. Especially prone to stroke are people with unhealthy lifestyles—those who smoke, stick to poor diets, and don’t exercise. Stroke is also associated with people who suffer from obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease, […]

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Senior Fitness & Lifestyle

Key to Senior Fitness: Chiropractic Care, Healthy Lifestyle Over the hill at age 65? Ready for the rocker at 70? Not these days. Americans are living longer and making more of their later years. One key is exercise.”Perhaps the most debilitating influence in people’s health as they age is a sedentary life,” […]

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Tips for Healthy Aging

Tips for Healthy Aging The number of people living longer is increasing dramatically. An estimated 4.2 million U.S. residents now fall into the age group of the “oldest old”—85 years and older—with more than 40,000 having reached the age of 100. In fact, centenarians (those 100 and older) are the fastest-growing subpopulation […]

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Medicare

Medicare

Medicare Today’s Medicare program has several different parts. As a beneficiary, you’re probably aware of Part A (hospitalization, in-patient), Part B (outpatient, fee-for-service), Part C (called ‘Medicare Advantage’: HMOs, PPOs, special needs plans, and private-fee-for-service), and Part D (the stand-alone prescription drug plan). The prescription drug benefit that Congress passed in 2003 […]

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