Florida AG Moody expresses concern that the "energy choice" petition may raises power prices for seniors

In a filing to the state Supreme Court late Friday, the state attorney general’s office said it opposes the petition-driven ballot initiative that would reform how consumers purchase electricity in Florida.

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Replacing a nursing home with a Holiday Inn sounds fun, but it's unrealistic for most

Terry Robison struck a viral chord with his recent Facebook FB, +1.86%  post in which he resurfaces an old trope about living out his twilight years with room service, pay-per-view, happy hour and free breakfast. All for the price of $59.23.

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Birmingham, AL program keeps dementia patients lively by connecting them with children

A program for dementia patients in Birmingham has found a formula for bringing a sense of childish wonder and joy to their lives.

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Study suggests staying active throughout middle age may reduce risk of dementia later

Staying active in middle age may be an effective way to reduce risk of developing dementia decades later, according to a new study that tracked outcomes in a group of people for more than 40 years.

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New UT Austin study finds staying social helps seniors live longer

If you're an older adult, scientists say having some variety in your social circle can help you live longer.

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Florida Governor discusses options of importing prescription drugs from Canada

TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday that he wants to give patients access to cheaper prescription drugs from Canada, making Florida the latest state to try to import medications to reduce rising health care costs.

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Alabama scientists at Hudson Alpha help identify genetic change that is causing Alzheimer’s disease

Alabama scientists have helped identify a genetic change that is causing Alzheimer’s disease, the institute said today. The new findings could lead to drugs to treat Alzheimer’s before symptoms begin, HudsonAlpha said.

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Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood warns Mississippians about social security scams

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Attorney General Jim Hood is warning Mississippians of a rise in scam calls that try to get you to believe your Social Security Number has been suspended.

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Walgreens Flu Index ranks Alabama & Mississippi as the top states for flu activity

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Walgreens Flu Index™ is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranks those states and markets experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country.

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Volunteering & engaging in social activities can help to support healthy aging

There are many things you can do to help yourself age well: exercise and be physically active, make healthy food choices, and don’t smoke. But did you know that participating in activities you enjoy may also help support healthy aging?

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