True Love or an Underlying Medical Condition?

In romance novels, a fluttering of the heart usually means true love. In real life, the sudden sensation of your heart racing and pounding in your chest can be frightening enough to send you scrambling to call 911.

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Can Beet Juice Keep Your Brain Young?

Beet juice may keep your brain young and fit, according to an article on the Runner’s World website.

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Winter Care for Seniors with Complex Medical Conditions

For many of us, winter brings its own unique challenges. But for seniors with complex medical conditions, the winter months present serious health risks.

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Why 50+ Is the Dental Tipping Point

Baby boomers ages 50-75 should be assessing their dental health with their dentist as they head toward their later years in life.

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Free Health and Wellness Classes Now Offered

The Lancaster County Office of Aging is offering two free health and wellness classes for the new year.

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Vitamin C, Vitamin E Help Reduce Stroke Risk

The good news is that people are living longer, and the chance that you will live past age 65 is excellent (just 100 years ago, only 50 percent of Americans made it past 65).

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Free Indoor Walking Program Begins in January

Looking to continue your daily walks during the winter months but don’t want to deal with the cold weather?

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Savvy Senior: Escort Services that Can Help Seniors with the Rigors of Travel

Dear Savvy Senior,

Do you know of any services that help seniors with the rigors of traveling? My youngest daughter is getting married in a few months and would love to have my 82-year-old mother attend, but she needs help flying across the country.

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Free Healthy Aging Workshop Starts Jan. 23

The York County Area Agency on Aging will host free educational workshops to learn about the “10 Keys™ to Healthy Aging” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesdays, Jan. 23 to Feb. 20, at the Eastern Branch YMCA at OHANA, 4075 E. Market St., Suite 20, York.

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