Yearly Archives: 2018

Considering cataract surgery? Here’s what you should know

Considering cataract surgery? Here’s what you should know (BPT) – Betty White, 65, is no stranger to poor vision. She has worn glasses for much of her life. But recently, her glasses weren’t helping. She could no longer enjoy her favorite pastimes: playing piano and gardening. “My vision began to limit everything I did,” White…

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How a healthy gut can be good for your well-being

How a healthy gut can be good for your well-being (BPT) – Whether it’s eating too many slices of pizza or constantly getting takeout, most of us have slipped on our good eating habits at one time or another. But is avoiding unhealthy foods enough to keep our bodies in top shape? While gut health is…

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National Medicare Education Week: Get ready for Medicare Annual Enrollment with these online resources

National Medicare Education Week: Get ready for Medicare Annual Enrollment with these online resources (BPT) – Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period is almost here — the time (Oct. 15 to Dec. 7) when people can make changes to their Medicare coverage for the year ahead. Thankfully, there are tools and resources to help you navigate the…

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6 simple tips to prevent a fall

6 simple tips to prevent a fall (BPT) – Overwhelmingly, people say that they want to stay independent and in their own home as they age. One way to ensure they can is to learn about fall risks and make changes to reduce their chances of falling. Because, while one in four older adults falls…

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