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The Benefits of Book Clubs and How to Start One

Reading is important at every age, including during retirement years. Here are some of the benefits of making reading part of your everyday life as you age:

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Beyond the Shot: How to Avoid the Flu during the Holidays

For many of us, flu prevention begins and ends with getting our annual influenza vaccine. That is the best way to prevent the flu, but as we head into the busy holiday season—a time that often coincides with an increase in flu activity—it’s good to know there are other precautions you can also take to protect yourself.

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Car Safety Checklist to Winterize a Senior's Vehicle

Winter is making its return to many parts of North America. Ice, snow, and cold temperatures can be hard on a vehicle. While many families take steps to help an older loved one prepare their home for winter, winterizing the car is sometimes overlooked. Even if the senior doesn’t drive all that often, it’s important to complete a winter readiness check.

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Why You Should Adopt a Senior Pet

November is National Adopt a Senior Pet Month. While many people are committed to adopting animals through local shelters, older animals are often overlooked in favor of younger ones. But for seniors, adopting an older pet can be an ideal solution.

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What Issues Are Important to Senior Voters at the Polls?

Seniors have historically been reliable voters. They tend to be patriotic citizens and view voting as a duty to their country. According to the American National Election Survey, over the last four decades, the oldest American voters have overall tended to be more conservative, while the youngest have tended to be more liberal.

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Shoo the Flu: How to Avoid Being Bitten by the Bug

It will soon be the time of year when sneezing, coughing, and sore throats make their return to homes across the country. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, flu season tends to spike in late October or mid-November and last until March or April.

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FAST: Recognizing the Signs Someone is Experiencing a Stroke

The phrase “time is of the essence” is certainly true when it comes to recognizing the signs someone is having a stroke. According to the American Stroke Association, strokes are the second-leading global cause of death. 

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Learn How Walking Might Help Prevent Frailty in Seniors

Older adults often develop a fear of falling. For some, it is because they’ve already experienced a serious fall. For others, it is because someone they know has. It’s not an unfounded fear for seniors to have. Falls remain the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among older adults.

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