The 7 Worst Things You Can Do to Your Heart

These mistakes put your ticker in danger. It’s time to take aim against them   Smoking, overeating and drinking are among the seven deadly sins for your heart. | It’s easy to spot a heart-health fanatic. She’s the one jogging down the side of the road, wearing tight pants and a heart monitor, then slipping into House […]

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How to Recognize a Robocall

 Listen for these key phrases related to jury duty and Social Security by Doug Shadel, AARP, April 10, 2019 GETTY IMAGES   Jury Duty Scam What they’ll say: “Hello, this is Officer Garrison from the police department. It is my duty to inform you that a warrant has been issued for your arrest as a result […]

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Breast Cancer Statistics in Older Women

Did you know that breast cancer is one of the most common cancers in women? Here’s a troubling statistic about breast cancer in older women – half of all women recently diagnosed with breast cancer are over 60, and a fifth are older than 70, according to Harvard Health . While research continues to make remarkable advances […]

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TRIP TIPS FOR OLDER TRAVELERS WITH HEALTH CONSIDERATIONS

By Amanda Lewis, BA, CMC, Certified Care Manager, Aging Wisdom, LLC With leaf peeping just around the corner, fall is a wonderful time for traveling. Neither age nor health should keep you from going on a vacation. With some thoughtful planning, a trip to visit with family and friends or to visit specific destinations can […]

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