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Majority of seniors have been targeted by a Social Security scam in the past three months. Here’s how to protect yourself

Posted on January 28, 2021 - This number is unbelievable! CNBC reports that over half of older adults have been targeted by scammers pretending to be from Social Security.

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Gout Is No Longer “The Disease of Kings”

Posted on January 26, 2021 - Gout is a painful type of arthritis that most commonly affects the joints of the big toe, but might also affect the ankle, heel, knees, wrists, fingers, or elbow. Like other joint diseases, gout can be painful and disabling—yet people with this condition sometimes fail to seek treatment due to misinformation.

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Governor McMaster visits Trinity on Laurens' COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Posted on January 21, 2021 - Today Trinity on Laurens hosted Governor McMaster to promote the long-term care COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at their community. Trinity's residents are excited to receive the vaccine on-site without having to leave home.

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Did You Resolve to Cut Down on Sugar?

Posted on January 21, 2021 - Our New Year’s resolutions often include weight loss and healthy eating—and reducing our sugar intake can help us meet both of those worthy goals. USDA guidelines recommend that we take in less than 10% of our daily calories from sugar. For older adults, consuming too much sugar increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, inflammation, osteoporosis, obesity, and loss of muscle mass.

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Anxiety Associated with Faster Alzheimer’s Disease Onset

Posted on January 19, 2021 - Studies continue to help understand the facets of Alzheimer's disease. The Radiological Society of America recently noted that anxiety can speed the progression of the disease.

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