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Love Your Community on Valentine’s Day

For many people, Valentine’s Day is hard because they are alone without a special someone or separated from their loved one. For others, the pressure to buy that "perfect" gift causes them so much str…

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Healthy Diet Linked to Longer Life

According to research that will be published in the January 2011 edition of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, seniors between the ages of 70 to 79 who ate a diet rich in high-fat dairy…

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Aging as a Whole is a Vicious Cycle

Whenever anyone seems to be aging so badly that signs of senility, feebleness, and disability are present, it's important to investigate their lifestyle. Problems crop up in a person's daily routin…

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Is it Harder for Seniors to Lose Weight?

Q: Is it normal for a person to have a harder time losing weight as they grow older? A: Yes. As we get older, it does become more difficult to lose weight. The amount of calories burned by your bod…

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Never Too Old to Exercise

Q: My father, who's 78, says he's "too old and creaky" to exercise. Is that a good excuse? A: In a word, no. Regular physical activity is important for maintaining good health and quality of l…

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