Healthy Living

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  • Staying Healthy

Stay Active: Exercise for Older Adults

Why exercise for older adults is so important Exercise benefits every area of your life and can help you: Maintain and improve physical strength Stay independent as you age Manage...

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  • Seasonal Health
  • Mental Health

6 Tips for Avoiding the Winter Blahs

How to Prevent or Reduce Seasonal Depression What is seasonal depression? Seasonal depression or seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression related to the seasons – usually occurring...

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  • Seasonal Health

Flu Shot 101: Stay Healthy During Flu Season

Flu season is during the fall and winter. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to get your flu shot to help avoid complications or hospitalization due to contracting...

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  • Staying Healthy
  • Preventive Health

Have You Had Both of Your Annual Checkups?

One of the most important ways to stay healthy is to see your health care provider each year. Tufts Health Plan makes it easy by covering you for both a...

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  • Staying Healthy

Healthy Aging Tips for Older Adults

Now, more than ever, your health and wellness is so important to maintain. Healthy aging is more than just a positive outlook; it's a lifestyle practice. Here are some tips...

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  • Seasonal Health

How Daylight Saving Time Impacts Your Health

Gaining an extra hour of daylight is a sure sign that spring is on its way and warmer months are ahead! But ‘springing forward’ can also impact your health in...

  • Staying Healthy

How Much Alcohol Consumption Is Too Much?

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism recommends that alcohol consumption for people over age 65 should be no more than seven drinks a week and no more than...

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  • Staying Healthy
  • Preventive Health

How to Conquer Oral Hygiene if You’re Over 60

Oral hygiene is easy to ignore According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 96% of older adults have had a cavity and 1 in 5 have untreated...