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Along with Valentine’s Day and American Heart Month, February is also known for National Senior Independence Month. Here are some ways for seniors to remain as independent and safe as possible, as well as helpful tips for family and caregivers.

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Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in America, but it can often be prevented. This February — Heart Health Month — learn more about cholesterol and how knowing your numbers can help protect your health.

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Imagine this: A woman who was once a fully functional member of society is now becoming more forgetful, unable to drive herself due to increasing weakness, and needing help remembering to take medications and eat three meals a day.

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Stroke is an emergency. It is a ‘brain attack’ in which blood flow is cut off and oxygen and nutrients are not being supplied to areas of the brain. In the United States, stroke is the fourth leading cause of death, killing over 133,000 people each year, and a leading cause of serious, long-…

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It was cruel and unusual punishment for my boss to assign me, of all people, to write an article on “drinking pop is bad for your health.” But I think there was an ulterior motive – so that I could see that it REALLY is bad for my health, and yours, too.

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