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Skin cancer is often preventable.
You can lower your risk for skin cancer by:
Limiting the time you spend in the sun, especially between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3...Read more
REDUCE YOUR RISK FOR HEART DISEASE
Watch Your Weight
Beingoverweight increases your risk for heart disease, diabetes, and high bloodpressure.
Your doctor cantell you what you should weigh for your height.
To stay at...Read more
Minnesota Health CareDirective and Health Care Power of Attorney
Every day families are placed in the painful position of having to make decisions fora sick or disabled person with no indication...Read more
SPRING CLEAN YOUR MEDICINE CABINET
With the beginning of spring comes the end of winter’s flu,cold, and cough medicines. This means itis also a great time to unclutter your medication cabinet…
TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR BONE HEALTH
With proper nutrition, physical activity, and regular checkups and screening Americans can have strong bones and live longer, healthier lives. Here are some tips to practice.
WARNING SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE
Some change in memory is normal as we grow older, but thesymptoms of Alzheimer’s
disease aremore than simple lapses in memory. People with Alzheimer’s experience
difficulties incommunicating, learning, thinking…
FEBRUARY IS AMERICAN HEART MONTH
There is a good chance that you, a family member or a friend could be affected by heart
disease. That is why you should be aware of…
BECOME A SAFER DRIVER
Auto related accidents are the most common cause ofaccidental death among the 65 to 74 year old age group, and the second mostcommon cause among older persons…
SAFETY STARTS WITH THE FLOOR
There comes a time to reassess your home for changes thatwould mean increased safety and independence. Whether you are redesigning for yourself or for and aging family…
MANAGINGA FINANCIAL CRISIS
What you need to remember:
Addressing financial problems for an older adult is complexbecause it is not just about dealing with dollars and cents. It is about dealing with…
Home Energy Tips for Older Adults
Older adults and theirfamily caregivers can take the following actions
to stay warmeconomically and safely this winter:
Find out about financial energy assistance programs: Many…
Older Adults May Need Help Overcoming Holiday Blues
Formany older adults, the holiday season can trigger melancholy as they thinkabout lost loved ones, struggle with health issues or worry about moneyproblems.