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Yoga For Seniors

Posted on June 15, 2017 - More seniors are trying yoga. Here’s a Seattle program designed especially for people older than 50.

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A New Therapeutic Use for Music

Posted on June 13, 2017 - Yet another benefit of music: Could it help seniors who have hearing loss better understand speech when they’re in a noisy room?

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Help Seniors Break the Cycle of Poor Health and Loneliness

Posted on June 8, 2017 - Loneliness is a serious health problem for older adults. Studies over the past decade have found that feeling isolated can cause depression, raise our blood pressure, suppress our immune system, hasten the signs of Alzheimer’s disease, and increase the perception of pain. Lonely people are less likely to exercise or eat a nutritious diet. A March 2017 study from the American Psychological Association even noted that people who feel lonely have a worse time of it when they come down with the common cold!

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I Have Cataracts—Can I Drive?

Posted on June 6, 2017 - June is Cataract Awareness Month, a great time to get an eye exam. During the exam, your doctor will check for the presence of cataracts, which are caused by the clouding of the lens of the eye. Cataracts cause dull, blurry vision and make it harder to take part in normal, daily activities.

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Puzzle: Love Your Heart With Whole Grains

Posted on February 2, 2017 - February is American Heart Month. There are so many good things we can do to promote heart health—and some of them are delicious! According to the American Heart Association, eating at least three servings of whole grains each day can add years to your life by lowering the risk of not only heart disease, but also cancer, stroke, diabetes, obesity and other dangerous diseases and conditions.

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