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ER Physicians Offer Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Posted on November 19, 2020 - How will you be celebrating Thanksgiving this year? For many Americans, the usual traditions will be replaced with alternative plans. To keep older loved ones safe, virtual visits might replace trips “over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house.” Celebrating in a smaller gathering, some cooks might be preparing their very first turkey dinner—and they might be trying to cook up all the traditional dishes, minus the traditional extra sets of hands in the kitchen! It’s likely to be stressful for many.

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Staying motivated into the golden years

Posted on November 17, 2020 - It’s harder to stay motivated in our later years. But Norwegian researchers say it’s well worth putting in the effort to stay active and engaged!

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Stuck at home? You can get a good workout anyway.

Posted on November 12, 2020 - As we movie into winter and the pandemic continues, it may be harder to get out to exercise. Harvard Medical School offers tips for staying fit even if you’re staying at home—even as the weather turns colder.

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To Create Memories, Put Down Your Camera and Pick up a Pen!

Posted on November 10, 2020 - These days, more and more people have a smartphone—and most of those phones come equipped with a camera. It’s become our impulse to whip out our phone or digital camera to take a photo of anything interesting we see. But a number of experts say that relying on our devices to do all the remembering might result, say, in us returning from vacation less likely to actually recall that beautiful waterfall or work of art we saw.

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More Than Ever Before, Family Caregivers Need Our Help

Posted on November 5, 2020 - November is National Family Caregivers Month. During 2020, there’s been much focus on societal inequalities. Many people have been discussing the impact of racial, cultural, gender and economic discrimination on populations both in this country and around the world. Yet often overlooked in the conversation is another group: the sector of our society who are caring for aging loved ones or those with disabilities.

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