Senior Fitness: You May Have More Choices Than You Think

(BPT) - Do you struggle with starting or maintaining a fitness routine? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. While most of us know that exercise is beneficial, fitness can be daunting, …
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20 photos of LA in the 1950s

Giggster combed historical archives to compile a collection of photos that best illustrate life in LA during the 1950s.   

20 photos of NYC in the 1950s
Giggster combed historical archives to compile a collection of pictures that exemplify what the Big Apple was like during the 1950s.
20 photos of Chicago in the 1950s
Giggster combed historical archives to compile a list of 20 photos that exemplify what life was like in Chicago during the 1950s.
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5 Ways to Foster Purpose with Age

(BPT) - Each phase of life provides an opportunity to find new things that provide a sense of purpose, activities that get us up in the morning and bring fulfillment. Beyond the feeling, there is …

Shoot for the Stars When It Comes to Medicare Advantage

(NewsUSA) - By Alan Stewart, SVP, Medicare Divisional Leader, Humana - If you’re one of the nation’s 58.6 million people with Medicare, you understand the importance of selecting a health …

Being a Good Parent and Child: Today’s Sandwich Generation Under Pressure

(NewsUSA) - Many adults today are juggling the demands of work, household upkeep, finances and school-aged children, while also caring for an aging parent. This group, known as the sandwich …

Protect your most valuable asset during open enrollment and beyond: The importance of an annual eye exam

(BPT) - When was the last time you had an eye exam? If you can't remember, it's time to make an appointment. Even if your vision seems fine, it's important to get an eye exam every year.It helps to …

Self-care strategies for around-the-clock unpaid caregivers

(BPT) - Before Wanda Green Scott became a caregiver for her mother nine years ago, she was the one needing care. Wanda has lived with lupus for almost half of her life, and as an only child whose …

U.S. veterans turn to hemp-derived cannabis as alternative to opioids

(BPT) - Veterans are frequently underserved or abandoned while facing opioid addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), homelessness, physical disability and other issues. Too often many …

Mission fraud-free: 11 ways veterans can ward off scammers

(BPT) - While identity theft and similar scams are a problem for many Americans, U.S. veterans face a higher-than-average risk of falling victim to that kind of fraud.Statistics back that up. For …

Can you save $3,000 in 2023? See what’s new for Medicare insurance plans

(BPT) - The countdown is on! The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period ends Dec. 7, and it’s that time of year when you can change your Medicare plan (that is if you want to!). Now is the time to …

Facing Lung Cancer: Keith’s Story

(BPT) - In early 2018, Keith began to experience strange symptoms — a persistent cough, pain in his neck and shoulders, and near-constant pain in his lower back. On a flight home
Free Online Survey Alerts Older Adults to Risks of Falling, a Major Hazard

(NewsUSA) - (NewsUSA) - The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot of things. One thing that's still the same? Falling is NOT a normal part of aging. There are steps you can take to reduce your …

Music may be a helpful tool for caregivers to cope with mental, emotional burden of their role

(BPT) - For people living with interstitial lung disease, the burden of their diagnosis may feel, at times, overwhelming and isolating. An umbrella term that refers to a category of more than 200 …

What retina specialists want you to know about diabetes and vision

(BPT) - If you or a loved one live with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, you likely know how the condition can impact one's overall health. But it’s also crucial to focus on how diabetes can affect …

Only one pill a month? Breakthrough may reinvent medicine

(BPT) - Imagine a world where you could toss out your daily pill box and simply take a single pill that would deliver a week or month’s worth of medicine. A world where you wouldn’t have …

What is DME and why it matters if you have diabetes

(BPT) - Whether you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, or are a caregiver for someone with diabetes, you know managing the condition requires diligence. Eating well and exercising are a priority, but …

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How cutting-edge RNA-based gene expression testing can help tailor treatments and improve outcomes for women with early-stage breast cancer

(BPT) - One of the best tools available to personalize treatments to help improve outcomes for women with breast cancer is gene expression profiling. The ability to determine highly specific …

Comparing Plans Can Save You Money

(Family Features) Medicare Open Enrollment is your chance to compare your choices for the year ahead and to see if you could save money in 2023 on your health or prescription drug plans or even find extra benefits. Don't delay - Open Enrollment ends December 7th.

A non-invasive, affordable alternative to injectables

(BPT) - As you age, you may notice that crow’s-feet, 11 lines, and smile lines pop up or deepen over time. There are many ways to treat these signs of aging. Many people opt for injectable …

Ensuring Holiday Cheer

(BPT) - 'Tis the season to get wrapped up in preparation for gatherings and festivities. However, ensuring the safety of your home, guests and personal finances should be a priority. Fire, water …

Questions Veterans Should Ask About Medicare

(NewsUSA) - The Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan Annual Election Period is underway, running from Oct. 15 through Dec. 7. Whether you are new to Medicare or are re-evaluating your …

Nipping Alzheimer’s disease in the blood

MindImmune, a drug discovery firm at the University of Rhode Island, is poised to move into clinical trials, pioneering a breakthrough approach to preventing Alzheimer’s disease, focused on blocking aberrant immune cells in the blood from entering the brain

Is that covered? Review your Medicare plan during annual enrollment

(BPT) - Have your health needs changed over the last year? Medicare plans can change every year, and your health situation can also change. That means your current plan might not meet your current …

Age Gracefully with These Dietitian-Recommended Foods

(BPT) - Graceful aging is about enjoying a long and healthy life, full of time spent doing the things we enjoy with the people we love. It’s about quality of life just as much as longevity. …

3 ways to save money on Medicare

(BPT) - Medicare can help you save money on your health care costs, but the reality is, your bills can add up quickly.If you have Medicare and need help paying your bills, there are steps you can …

3 steps to save money on Medicare

(BPT) - Medicare can help you save money on your health care costs, but the reality is, your bills can add up quickly.If you have Medicare and need help paying your bills, there are steps you can …
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