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Medicare Enrollment Guide 2018-2019 Medicare Enrollment Dates & State Eligibility

Save the Date: The Medicare Open Enrollment Period starts on October 15, 2018 and the deadline is December 7, 2018. Medicare enrollment and benefits can be confusing. If you are currently eligible for Medicare or are nearing the age of Medicare eligibility, it’s important to get a better understanding of how to navigate some of […]

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The 15 Most Common Health Concerns for Seniors

Getting older can bring senior health challenges. By being aware of these common chronic conditions, you can take steps to stave off disease as you age. By Madeline R. Vann, MPH Medically Reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH Take steps now to ensure a healthful future. Getty Images Key Takeaways Exercising and eating […]

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National HIV/Aids and Aging Awareness Day

The AIDS Institute invites you to join us for National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAD), observed annually on September 18th.  National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness day focuses on the challenging issues facing the aging population with regards to HIV prevention, testing, care and treatment. In addition, there is an increased need for prevention, research, and […]

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Seniors’ Well-Being May Get a Boost From Green Spaces

Small study detects positive brain changes from urban oases. Green spaces in cities benefit residents of all ages. Now, British researchers say, they may also boost older people’s mental well-being. “We found that older participants experienced beneficial effects of green space whilst walking between busy built urban environments and urban green space environments,” said study […]

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Stay Fit in Your Senior Years

You may not be as nimble as you once were, but that shouldn’t stop you from working out and maintaining your health and fitness as you get older. By Dennis Thompson, Jr. Medically Reviewed by Pat F. Bass, III, MD, MP     As you get older, staying active is more important than ever. Research […]

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Older Adults’ Health and Age-Related Changes

Older Adults’ Health and Age-Related Changes Reality Versus Myth America is aging. The number of Americans over age 65 is increasing dramatically as we approach the millennium. Never in our nation’s history have so many people lived into the later stages of their lives and remained healthy and productive. The proportion of Americans age 65 […]

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Older Adults’ Health and Age-Related Changes

Reality Versus Myth America is aging. The number of Americans over age 65 is increasing dramatically as we approach the millennium. Never in our nation’s history have so many people lived into the later stages of their lives and remained healthy and productive. The proportion of Americans age 65 and over comprises nearly 13 percent […]

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