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What’s The Exercise Sweet Spot? More Isn’t Better for Everyone

Too much exercise can be as risky as too little exercise for patients who already suffered a heart attack, according to new research by the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory…

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The Number One Reason to Set a New Health Goal Today

Americans over 60 are feeling more empowered and optimistic than ever before, according to the results of this year's United States of Aging Survey, conducted by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). …

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5 Healthy Living Tips from a Turtle

My friend's desert tortoise, Tucker, has been in her family for 42 years and is likely close to 100 years old.  Watching him move around his domain in the backyard, and hearing stories about him, made…

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What It Felt Like When My Parents Divorced at 80 (Hint: Not Terrific)

There's an old Jewish joke. An 80-year-old Florida man calls his adult daughter in Manhattan. "Darling, I've got bad news," he says. "Your mother and I are splitting up." Daughter is shocked, "My …

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7 Sneaky Ways to Take 10,000 Steps (Besides Using the Stairs)

Oh, the tyranny of 10,000. That's the number of steps experts tell us to take each day to stay in good shape. Ten thousand steps are a physical and mathematical challenge for me, because I sit and …

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How To Grow Old Gracefully

Want to grow old easily and gracefully? Turns out the key is to start early, in your 20s, and pay attention to some important lifestyle and medical changes as you age. How To Grow Old Gracefully …

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Salad Dressing and Dip With Bone-Building Nutrients

Building strong bones isn’t just a matter of popping calcium supplements.  It’s important to eat a diet rich in many essential nutrients to build strong bones, including:  boron, calcium, manganese, m…

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Simple Habits Can Help Prevent Alzheimer’s, Says New Study

The notion of being able to prevent or minimize cognitive decline as we age by engaging in healthy lifestyle behaviors—exercising, eating right, staying mentally active—is both alluring and highly-deb…

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How to Prevent Seniors from Falling

Serious falls among adults aged 65 and older have increased 112 percent since 1999, according to data recently collected by the National Safety Council (NSC). This is worrisome news for caregivers …

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10 Questions to Ask Your Elders

Encourage your loved ones to take advantage of the intergenerational mingling that inevitably occurs when families vacation together over the summer. Start by asking the elders in the group the follow…

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