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1 in 3 Alzheimer’s cases are preventable

Read this article to learn about the major risk factors.

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Can meditation help prevent the effects of ageing?

One Nobel Prize-winner is finding the scientific in the spiritual

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Grandma posing in her garden

Healthy Garden, Healthy Body

Working in the garden is a pastime enjoyed by people of all ages and abilities. “Getting your hands dirty” is not just about having an attractive backyard or a healthy supply of vegetables, but about reaping the physical and mental health benefits as well.

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Mom Fell Again! How Can I Prevent Falls at Home?

How to Prevent Falls at Home

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A Secret Benefit to Regular Exercise for Persons with Mobility Challenges

People who require wheelchairs or walkers have to be especially motivated to stay fit.

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How to Find the Right Senior Housing Community

Here are three ideas to keep in mind.

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Dementia developing at later ages, U.S. study shows

People with dementia do a parachute exercise in the Bronx. A new study shows the age of those getting dementia seems to be getting higher. (Jim Fitzgerald/Associated Press)

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Depression in Older Adults and the Elderly

As you grow older, you face significant life changes that can put you at risk for depression.

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Physical Fitness and Our Aging Population

Regular exercise & better eating habits is the way to go if you want to live a healthier life.

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Most boomers don’t want to move from their homes in retirement, poll finds

A decision to move out of their home was most often due to a change in their health – 66 per cent – rather than for downsizing reasons.

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