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Which Foods Are Good for Brain Health?

Posted on August 4, 2022 - A miracle brain power supplement? Superfood capsules? Herbal shakes with mysterious “cognitive health” enzymes? If you watch TV or go on the internet or read magazines, you are likely bombarded with commercials for products claiming to protect the memory and stave off dementia, even to “boost brain power.”

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Older adults are missing out on a crucial medication review service

Posted on August 2, 2022 - University of Michigan experts remind older adults that Medicare will pay for a medication review—a service that many recipients don’t know about, and which only 20% take advantage of.

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Skin Cancer Awareness

Posted on July 28, 2022 - Heading out into the sun this weekend? Stay ready with a summer tote bag full of items to help you protect your skin!

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A Pack of Reasons to Stop Smoking

Posted on July 26, 2022 - Older Americans grew up in an era when smoking was portrayed as glamorous and sophisticated. Look through a stack of old magazines from the 50s and 60s and you are likely to find glossy full-page advertisements featuring doctors and nurses lighting up while they speak approvingly about the health benefits of a particular brand of cigarette. This was just one of the many ploys cigarette companies used to use to convince customers that smoking was safe. We know better now, of course.

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8 Stress-Busting Tasks for Family Caregivers

Posted on July 21, 2022 - During the pandemic, the role of family caregivers has increased, experts report. Caring relatives and friends have spent many hours keeping older loved ones safe, providing hands-on care, transportation, shopping for their loved ones, and doing what they could to support elders in senior living communities during quarantine. They’ve even been providing more tech support as older relatives get the hang of online socializing and shopping.

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