Community Coalescence Ensures Successful Senior Games

Although her years of involvement with the Lancaster Senior Games are nearing three decades, the expressions of gratitude Pat Fellenbaum receives from the players still leave an impression on her.

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Eating More Fish May Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s, a disease that afflicts some 5.1 million Americans, is a type of dementia that affects a person’s memory, thinking, and behavior.

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VA REACH VET Initiative Helps Save Veteran Lives

As part of Department of Veterans Affairs’ commitment to put resources, services, and all technology available to reduce veteran suicide, VA has launched an innovative program called Recovery Engagement and Coordination for Health – Veterans Enhanced Treatment (REACH VET).

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Want a Memory Boost? Try a Hearing Test

Intrigued by all the brain-training products out there to keep your mind sharp and spirits young? You may want to consider something else: a hearing test.

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From the Office of Aging: ‘Age Out Loud’ During Older Americans Month

When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthday. About a third of older Americans lived in poverty, and there were few programs to meet their needs.

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Not Just for Walking: Our Revelatory Feet

Our feet contain a quarter of the body’s bones. Each foot has multiple joints, tendons, muscles, and ligaments. The nerves and blood vessels in the feet go all the way to the heart, spine, and brain.

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Watch for These Heart Attack Symptoms

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States.

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Savvy Senior: Golf Gadgets that Can Help Older Golfers

Dear Savvy Senior,
Do you know of any golfing gadgets or equipment that can help older golfers? My dad loves to play golf, but arthritis in his hands makes gripping the club difficult.

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