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Residents “Engage at Every Age” during Older Americans Month
Residents “Engage at Every Age” during Older Americans Month

Did you know that by 2060, the projected population of people age 65 older will be 98.2 million? That means nearly one in four Americans will be a senior citizen. Across the nation, this rapidly growing population is taking part in activities that promote wellness and social connection. No matter whether they live independently or

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What older people should know about preserving their vision
What older people should know about preserving their vision

Some changes to our vision are normal as we get older; however, vision loss and blindness are not part of aging. According to the National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP), the most common natural aging eye problems include difficulty seeing objects clearly, trouble distinguishing colors or shapes, and the need for more light to see.

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Colon cancer prevention can start any age
Colon cancer prevention can start any age

Did you know that colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers, if detected early enough? This makes a focus on prevention doubly important, especially for seniors. According to the American Cancer Society, about 1 in 20 Americans will develop colon cancer at some point during their lifetime. Of that number, most of the

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What you should know about kidney disease
What you should know about kidney disease

Did you know that of the 30 million American adults estimated to have kidney disease, most don’t know they have it? In fact, many people could lose up to 90 percent of their kidney function before they ever report symptoms. Our kidneys play a critical role in keeping our bodies functioning properly and loss of

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