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Managing Multiple Health Conditions: What Care Recipients and Caregivers Want Each Other to Know

Posted on October 11, 2018 - Family caregivers help loved ones manage their health conditions—but seniors don’t always appreciate it, according to the American Geriatrics Society.

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October 15 Is Global Handwashing Day

Posted on October 9, 2018 - Getting our flu shot and proper hygiene go hand in hand—literally! Did you know that there is a recognition date devoted to the importance of washing our hands? On October 15, experts from around the world call attention to this important practice that can protect our own health, and that of others. For a quick refresher course on how and when to wash our hands, read “October 15 Is Global Handwashing Day.”

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Diners Order Slightly Less When Restaurants List Calories

Posted on October 4, 2018 - Under the Affordable Care Act, large chain restaurants now are required to list calorie counts on menus. Many cities and states also have this requirement. How’s it working? A new study from Cornell University says it’s having a small but significant effect on diners.

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Clean Up Safely After a Disaster

Posted on October 2, 2018 - Cleaning up after a natural disaster such as Hurricane Florence has hazards of its own. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers some important tips for keeping safe and healthy as things get back to normal after this type of event.

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Preventing Muscle Loss as We Age

Posted on September 27, 2018 - “Sarcopenia can be considered for muscle what osteoporosis is to bone,” says an expert in the New York Times. How can we retain muscle mass even into our later years?

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