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The Good (and Bad) News About Living Longer

American life expectancy has just reached an all-time high—78.8 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Of course, there's more to the story than just one statisti…

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Top 10 Healthiest States for Seniors in 2014

How effective are we--as individuals and as a society--when it comes to maintaining our health as we age? That's one of the main questions posed by the "America's Health Rankings Senior Report: A Call…

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Millions of Older Americans Have This Serious Hunger Problem

Millions of seniors are at an increased risk for developing serious physical and mental health issues because they don't have ready access to nutritious food, according to a recently-released report b…

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How Losing Your Hearing Can Change Your Personality

Do we ever reach an age where our personality remains set in stone, regardless of outside influences? A new study from the University of Gothenburg says no. In fact, hearing loss—a common condition…

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This Underwear Could Revolutionize Eldercare

When you think about paradigm-changing products, underwear typically isn't top-of-mind, yet these under-appreciated undergarments may soon play a vital role in enhancing the health and safety of senio…

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Celiac Disease in the Elderly

By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Though more commonly thought of as a disease that manifests in youth and young-adulthood, celiac disease is being diagnosed in the elderly with increasing frequen…

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Winter SADness: Seasonal Affective Disorder

By Anne-Marie Botek, AgingCare.com Editor Falls, and hypothermia are likely to top the list of caregiver concerns during the icy winter months. But, elderly loved ones are also at risk for some les…

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The Dangers of Urinary Tract Infections

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor Urinary tract infections (UTI) aren't just a nuisance – they can cause serious health problems. Symptoms of UTIs A urinary tract infectio…

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