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How Can You Prevent Kidney Disease?

Kidney disease means your kidneys are damaged and can’t filter blood properly. While kidney disease can develop at any time, it is more common in those over the age of 60. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 38% of adults 65 or older are affected by kidney disease.

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Your Guide to Weight Loss Over 60

Weight loss basics The basics of weight loss are the same at any age – burn more calories than you consume and eat a healthy diet with more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish, and leaner cuts of meat. But as you age your metabolism slows down making it difficult to lose unwanted weight. In ad...

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How to Age Well

Healthy aging is about making smart choices as you get older and committing to a healthy lifestyle. The good news is - it’s never too late to start!

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Are You Doing These 5 Things To Prevent Heart Disease?

What is heart disease? Heart disease is a term (often used interchangeably with cardiovascular disease) used to describe a variety of heart conditions. Some of the most common include heart attack, stroke, abnormal heart beats (heart arrhythmias), and heart defects (congenital heart defects). Heart...

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Are You at Risk for Diabetes?

What is diabetes? Diabetes is when your blood glucose or 'blood sugar' is too high. Your body turns most food into glucose or sugar, to use for energy. Your pancreas makes insulin to help glu­cose get into your cells. With diabetes, your body doesn't make enough insulin or can't use its own insuli...

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How Much Alcohol Is Too Much?

Alcohol is processed by the body more slowly as we age. Understanding these changes and adjusting how much alcohol you can safely drink is an important part of leading a healthy lifestyle.

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How To Properly Use Inhalers for COPD and Asthma

The videos in this article show you how to correctly use many types of inhalers. If after watching, you still have questions about using your inhaler, you can ask your local pharmacist for a “hands on” demo.  You can also call your doctor or you can always give us a call.  

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