Senior citizens

Alzheimer’s Disease Increasing?

  Did you know that life expectancy in the U.S. dropped for the first time since the peak of the aids crisis according the U.S. government? Heart disease is #1 in leading causes of death followed by Cancer disease. According the Nacional Center of Health Statistic indicators life expectancy at birth for the total U.S.…

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How To Change Bad Habits?

What are Habits You Can’t Live Without We all know that many diseases nowadays are caused through our lifestyle habits. People tend to use their cars for every hundred or so meters instead of walking or bicycling. We are not used to exercise as much as we should and we allow ourselves to become overweight,…

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Who is the real Killer?

jamaica-gleanFasting no longer necessary before cholesterol test, experts say – Medical News Today Apart from Denmark, all countries require that patients fast for at least 8 hours before checking their cholesterol and triglyceride levels – referred to as “lipid profile.” In Denmark, non-fasting blood sampling has been in use since 2009. Arguing …Fox NewsTech Times…

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How effective are Cholesterol-lowering Drugs?

An often-used method of calculating a person’s risk of heart attack or stroke in the next five years could be overestimating the actual risk, say researchers in the US. This, in turn, leads to doctors unnecessarily prescribing cholesterol-lowering drugs. It was published in 2013 and was “considered an important step forward,” said the study. Read:…

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Eat But Not Overeat!

  Eat to Feel Young By about.com As we age and our body changes and begins to break down, it’s even more important that we focus on eating a healthy, well-balanced diet.  The needs of the body are much different than they were in the days of our youth. Aging causes the metabolism to slow, the…

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Sleep Disorder Can Ruin Your Lifestyle

  Sleep Disorders Can Ruin Lifestyle for Senior Citizens     Did you know that sleep disorders can affect seriously your lifestyle as a senior?   We live our days and stay up late night without thinking that a long and good sleep is as necessary for our body as eating healthy.   But our…

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Learning to Retire Happy

Retirement in Stages Going through a major life change like retirement can feel like a whirlwind experience. But like any big transition, it goes more smoothly when you’re prepared! Here are just a few stages you can anticipate when going into retirement, and how to plan for each! Pre-retirement – Planning Time During the working…

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Getting Emotionally Prepared For Retirement

Are You Prepared for Retirement Emotionally? There is much talk about preparing financially for retirement. Some people feel well prepared and others do not, but there is little talk about preparing emotionally. If you haven’t prepared emotionally for what life will be like after you stop going to the office now would be a good…

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