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A man suffering from a headache

Getting old can be a headache–and in some cases, even literally. The good news for seniors this Migraine and Headache Awareness Month is that they’re much less likely to get headaches than younger people. Between ages 21 and 34, 92 percent of women and 74 percent of men reported having headaches. However, after age 75, […]

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A close up of a man's hearing aid in his ear.

Many of us have sat in a crowded restaurant and strained to hear our conversational partner’s words. Maybe we have to ask them to repeat themselves, or perhaps we just guess what was said and stumble through the discussion off-kilter. These moments can be annoying or even embarrassing. Still, when they become more frequent — […]

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The words Mental Health spelled out in Scrabble tiles

Many people hope to spend their golden years with financial security, solid relationships, and a contented outlook. While it would be nice if all of life’s problems steadily resolved as we aged, life is rarely so accommodating. The fact is, seniors often face just as many difficulties as younger people, and often with fewer resources. […]

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communities

Aging is something to be celebrated and respected. By joining with others in creating rich communities, older citizens have the chance to not only improve their own lives but also contribute to the lives of those around them. By connecting with friends, old and new, seniors activate their senses and promote a vibrant engagement with […]

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A spring tree bloom

As the Arizona spring warms into summer, there’s no better time to enjoy the outdoors before scorching temperatures begin. With COVID-19 vaccinations rolling out, many seniors feel more empowered to leave the house again, knowing the shots help protect them from illness. For the first time, many grandparents can hug their grandkids without fearing a possibly […]

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Two seniors sitting on a bench in front of the ocean during the COVID-19 pandemic

After a year-long global pandemic, life looks very different. The coronavirus has prevented many of us from seeing our loved ones and spending time with our friends. It has restricted our favorite activities, hit our local businesses hard, deprived us of our leisure, and cast a pall of anxiety and uncertainty over nearly every aspect […]

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A vial of one of the approved COVID-19 vaccines.

Currently there are multiple Covid-19 vaccines hitting the market and several ways to obtain them. It’s an exciting time for seniors ready to finally get vaccinated, but it can be pretty confusing, too. Many factors determine who is eligible for the vaccine, what type of vaccine you’ll get, and what guidelines to follow after getting […]

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A person outlining their healthcare decisions in an advance directive

Anticipating life’s twists and turns can be virtually impossible. We plan as best we can. We buy insurance, we save money for the future, and we do our best to stay healthy. But one thing many people fail to do is work on advance care planning. The possibility of ending up sick or injured so […]

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two older women laughing and in good humor

They say laughter is the best medicine, and the idiom is surprisingly accurate. For all the miracles of modern medicine, a positive outlook is one of the most effective supplementary treatments. In fact, negative emotions such as stress or despair can significantly reduce your healthcare outlooks. Comparatively, an optimistic frame of mind can help you […]

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Bad weather is one reason seniors might decide to stop driving

Driving is a wonderful source of freedom. From the ability to quickly run errands, visit family, or feel the wind blowing in our hair, there’s good reason 93 percent of households report owning at least one vehicle. But though we place a great cultural emphasis on sitting in the driver’s seat, every person’s driving career […]

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