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Staying strong and active in your golden years means staying informed about your overall health. Do you know how to protect yourself in extreme heat or how much physical activity you should be getting? Take advantage of the benefits of aging by remaining vigilant about the health topics that affect you. It's not too late to make changes to improve your wellbeing.

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Cartoons help loved ones discuss colon cancer screening

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Remind loved ones with a humorous colon cancer screening e-card! According to the American Cancer Society, each year almost 5,300 people in New Jersey are diagnosed with colon cancer and more than 1,900 residents...

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A healthy brain, like the rest of your body, requires exercise! Are you exercising your brain daily?

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Infographic: 6 Steps to Prevent a Fall

Read and share this infographic from the National Council on Aging on 6 steps to prevent a fall!

If you’ve never tried yoga, now’s the time. September is National Yoga Awareness Month. Yoga is a great activity for seniors to do to improve their health. Best Weight Loss Exercises, Quick Weight Loss Tips, Weight Loss For Women, Healthy Weight Loss, Loose Weight, Reduce Weight, Ways To Lose Weight, Losing Weight, Yoga Yin

Advantages & Disadvantages of the Plough Pose in Yoga

Advantages & Disadvantages of the Plough Pose in Yoga. Yoga improves your mood, eases stress, enhances flexibility, improves strength and bolsters your confidence. This ancient, Eastern practice comes in a multitude of forms, from restorative to highly athletic. Some poses in yoga are contraindicated for certain ...

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Fending Off Cardiovascular Disease

A new study confirms that controlling traditional risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD), such as high blood pressure, substantially lowers the chance of major CVD events like heart attack or stroke over the course of a lifetime.

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F.A.S.T. Materials

By learning and sharing the F.A.S.T. warning signs, you just might save a life from stroke. Use these resources to spot a stroke F.A.S.T.

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AZDHS | Healthy Aging

May has been proclaimed by the Governor as Older Americans Month. Please join together to raise awareness about the significance of all citizens making th...

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Osteoporosis is the most common type of bone disease. It is a silent disease that causes porous bones that break easily. One in two women over 50 and one in five older men will suffer from a fracture due to osteoporosis.

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Welcome to the National Institute on Aging

Find science-based info. on health & aging & Alzheimer's. Get research news & funding opportunities from the National Institute on Aging at NIH.

Most middle-aged and older adults can expect to keep their natural teeth over their lifetime. While there have been improvements in oral health there are still steps important in maintaining a healthy mouth. How To Protect Yourself, Improve Yourself, Healthy Aging, Oral Health, Dental Care, Physical Activities, The Past, Teeth, Middle

AZDHS | Oral Health

Over the past 50 years, there has been an improvement in the nation's oral health. Most middle-aged and older adults can expect to keep their natural teeth over their lifetime. While there have been ...

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Nursing Homes | Find Nursing Homes Near Me

Information and advice for choosing a skilled nursing facility (SNF) and transitioning an elderly parent into a nursing home near you.

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Elder maltreatment is a significant public health problem. Each year, hundreds of thousands of adults over the age of 60 are abused, neglected, or financially exploited. In the United States alone, over 500,000 older adults are believed to be abused or neglected each year.

Drinking plenty of liquids every day is important for older adults. Water is an excellent choice. How To Protect Yourself, Improve Yourself, Healthy Aging, Physical Activities, Health Problems, Fitness Diet, Getting Old, Workout Programs, The Cure

What To Drink As You Get Older

Drinking plenty of liquids every day is important for older adults. Water is an excellent choice.