Diabetes Self-Management Program Offered this Spring

In partnership with Geisinger Health Plan and Lancaster Regional Medical Center, the Lancaster County Office of Aging is sponsoring a six-week program for individuals living with diabetes,

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High Pain Tolerance May Mask Heart Attack Symptoms

Heart attacks may go unrecognized among individuals with high pain tolerance, putting them at an increased risk for poor recoveries, according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

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Seeing is Believing: What You Should Know about Eye Care

If you’re over 50, and particularly if you’re over the age of 65, it may look to you like the skies are cloudy, or words are blurry on a printed page.

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Ease the Pain of Nighttime Leg Cramps

Sudden, uncontrollable cramping of the calf muscle at night is a painful condition that afflicts about 70 percent of adults over the age of 50.

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Exercise is Good for Your Memory

A good memory is useful for creativity; remembering something you’ve just learned helps you make connections and see possibilities.

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Top Exercise Activities for Baby Boomers

January is upon us, and with it comes the typical resolutions of getting in shape and staying active.

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Savvy Senior: Automatic Medicare Advantage Enrollment Causes Confusion

Dear Savvy Senior,
I’ll be 65 in a few months and I recently pre-enrolled in original Medicare.

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Life Expectancy Increased Since 2000

Life expectancy has increased by five years since the year 2000, according to the World Health Organization, but like many things, it’s not evenly distributed.

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Dear Pharmacist: Natural Cough Suppressants to Relieve Your Misery

Wintertime is one of my favorite times of the year. Ahh … snowy days, crackling fires, fluffy sweaters … Cough! Cough! Haaaaack!

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