Older Americans Month, established in May 1963, is a time to acknowledge the contributions that past and current older people have made and continue to make to our country. Maybe it’s advocating for seniors. Maybe it’s working to redefine what “old” means. Or maybe it’s finding new ways to enjoy old passions. Every president since Kennedy has issued a presidential proclamation stressing the importance of acknowledging the efforts of older Americans.
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A member shares her story. When I was in high school, there was an unspoken challenge to come back from summer vacation with the darkest tan. I never won, but I tried my best. My friends and I used suntan lotion to try to tan even more, not to protect our skin.
Getting enough exercise to stay in – or get into – good shape is hard enough, but it can be especially difficult when you’re coping with joint pain.
Ever find yourself overthinking, being unable to relax, feeling the need to take control, feeling nauseous, or having trouble staying or falling asleep? I do. These are symptoms of stress and anxiety that you may or may not know you’re battling. Luckily, there are a few stress-fighting activities you can practice to help manage your everyday battle.
Health insurance is most often a beneficial thing to have. When you get sick or injured, it helps you pay your medical bills. The trick with using your health plan is knowing what it covers and what it doesn’t. There can be unexpected costs if you don’t know how your plan works.
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Alcohol abuse and alcoholism are a big problem everywhere. Almost everyone knows someone who has suffered with this disease or who may have struggled with it themselves. It’s common knowledge that alcohol abuse is bad for your health, but do you know the facts?
Paying attention to your dental hygiene may pay you back with more than just a polished, healthy smile. It may keep your heart healthy, too!
As we age, healthy eating can be key to a positive outlook and staying emotionally balanced. Increased mental awareness, resistance to illness and disease, higher energy levels, faster recuperation times, and better management of chronic health problems are some of the ways you can benefit from a healthy diet.No matter your age or your current eating habits,
As a patient, you expect to be treated with compassionate, high-quality care. You want to feel safe and confident that the doctors, nurses, and other staff are looking out for you. And as a general rule, they are!
This week is National Sleep Foundation Sleep Awareness Week. The health benefits of sleep are many and being well rested also contributes to safety and productivity, according to the National Sleep Foundation. That’s why it’s so important to get the rest you need every day.