Exercise May Protect the Brain From Alzheimer's

A most recent study by a group of researchers found that regular exercise could help prevent Alzheimer's.  According to Dr. Nathan Johnson, the leader of the University of Kentucky research study team, said people who exercise frequently often have reduced arterial stiffness, a condition that comes with aging.  It shows being physically active improves blood flow to the brain and helps protect it from dementia and Alzheimer's especially for those who have inactive lifestyles.

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Senior Citizens Taking Control of Their Own Personal Safety

Senior Citizens are taking control of their own personal safety with demand for gun sales and firearm training increasing in record numbers. It is apparent that seniors are concerned about their safety and are looking to protect themselves after seeing home invasions and robberies targeting the elderly on the rise.

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Healthcare Technology Can Be Beneficial For Seniors

While many senior citizens are often resistant to new technologies, it’s becoming increasing apparent that technology can be a valuable asset for the elderly and for family members that want to check in on loved ones.  

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Why the Presidential Candidates Aren't Talking About Social Security and Medicare

As the Presidential campaigns of the Republican and Democratic candidates unfold, seniors have growing concerns over why the candidates seem to distance themselves from dealing with the future of Social Security and Medicare.

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Older Americans Renewed

Last Thursday, seniors across the country got some much needed good news. The Older Americans Re-Authorization Act unanimously passed the Senate.  The bill will provide millions of seniors with access to social and nutrition programs.

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Major Fight Escalating Over Medicare's Payment Plan for Cancer Drugs

A brand new Medicare pilot proposal that tests ways physicians pay for chemotherapy, and other drugs has sparked outrage among cancer doctors who are demanding the Obama Administration reconsider or scrap the plan.

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“File and Suspend” Strategy is Soon to Expire

If you’re married and have reached full retirement age, now may be the time to file for Social Security benefits. As of April 30 a popular filing strategy for married couples will be going away. The “file and suspend” strategy was a loophole that allowed married couples to claim more Social Security benefits over their lifetimes. 

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The ABC’s of Prescription Drug Buying - Always Be Careful!

As a consumer, you have a lot of choice when it comes to obtaining prescription drugs. But all prescription drug users, especially seniors, should be aware of the dangers that exist out there.

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Social Security: Where the Candidates Stand

The recent Presidential debates between the candidates have been pretty heated at times. With accusations made and insults being tossed about, it sometimes can be hard to tell where the candidates real stand on the issue.

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