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Spring is Around the Corner: Here’s How to Improve Your Health

Spring is coming, which has many of us thinking of getting in better shape. Try these tips to boost your health and wellness. Eat breakfast. This very important meal helps you start your day on the right foot. Overnight, while you’re sleeping, your metabolism slows down. Eating a nutritious meal…

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Eight Common Health Issues Seniors Face

The life expectancy of the average American is higher than it has ever been. Make those extra years as healthy and active as possible by losing weight, quitting smoking, eating a healthy diet and exercising. Doing these things may help ward off some of the eight most common health concerns…

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Why Eating Better Can Affect Your Health Insurance Bottom Line

Eating healthy isn’t as easy as it sounds. Sweets and calorie-rich foods are hard to ignore, but doing so may help your physical, mental and financial health. By eating healthy foods, you can decrease the likelihood of disease, hospital stays and procedures, which means spending less on health care. What…

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Don’t Feed the Beast: Seven Tips for Taming the Stress Monster

People seemingly are taxed with more choices than ever, which can test our coping skills. Think about the options at your local coffee shop; there’s a lot more to ordering than just deciding if you want to add cream. Now consider the many apps and opportunities to communicate with the…

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Nutrition Hacks to Maintain Health

Eating healthy is easier said than done, especially when there are tasty snacks seemingly calling your name. Here are a few nutrition hacks to help you stay on track. Make it colorful. You don’t have to count calories or log every food you eat to ensure you’re eating a nutritious…

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What You Need to Know About Aging and Depression

Depression is one of the most common disorders affecting many Americans at some point during their lifetime, and it doesn’t discriminate based on age or gender. While aging isn’t a cause of depression, there are some facets of depression that are unique to older people, as well as some common…

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Planning Ahead for Long-Term Care Costs

Long-term support and services include any kind of assistance that helps a person who cannot help themselves due to cognitive, physical or chronic health conditions. These services include instrumental activities of daily living such as eating, bathing and getting dressed. Long-term care may also include stays in assisted living facilities…

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The Truth About Special Nutrition Needs for Seniors

No matter your age, it’s important to stay on top of your body’s nutritional needs. Those requirements shift as you get older. Let’s take a look at some of the changes that occur, as well as special nutrition needs for seniors. Speak with One of Our Advisors Your changing needs…

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What You Can Do About Aging and Anxiety

Anxiety doesn’t discriminate against any age group. At one time, anxiety was thought to be declining in older adults, but it turns out the opposite is true. The disparity came as a result of seniors being more likely to talk about their physical ailments with their doctors, rather than their…

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Two Reasons You Should NOT Google Your Symptoms

You know you’ve done it. That slight headache, a twinge in your back or a weird rash has sent you straight to Google to diagnose yourself. You inevitably start to panic that you have a fatal health issue. You’re not alone. Sixty-five percent of Americans turned to Google to decipher…

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Common Cold or Allergies? What You Need to Know

Coughing and sneezing are no fun. You feel like you want to crawl into bed, pull the covers over your head, and stay put until it passes. Not to mention the fact that you’ll get a lot of sideways glances if you go to work runny, stuffy or hacking. Because…

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Take Control of Your Diabetes with an Exercise Routine

Diabetes is a serious condition and managing it is important.   You have to think about what you’re putting into your body, being sure to get the proper nutrients and avoiding the foods and drinks that will cause your blood sugar to spike. But what you consume isn’t the whole…

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Nine Scary Consequences of Ignoring Your Dental Health (Infographic)

Good oral hygiene is necessary for the overall health of your entire body. When you don’t take care of your teeth, you put other vital areas at risk of disease and decay. Here are nine consequences of not practicing good dental hygiene. Taking care of your teeth is easier with…

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A Senior’s Guide to Dental Coverage

Protecting your teeth should always be high on your list of priorities with proper dental coverage, but even more so as you age. Various factors play into the increasing vulnerability of your pearly whites. Medications can wreak havoc on your teeth and aging brings lessened sensitivity, which means you may…

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10 Ways Meditation Can Improve Your Health

There are places to be and appointments to keep, meals to prepare and laundry to wash. There is always something to do, and it can cause stress just thinking about the to-do list. Stress isn’t good for your body or your mind. It prevents you from resting well and can…

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