Hearing Aid Styles: Which is Right for You?

Did you know that nearly 25% of adults aged 65-74 in the United States have hearing loss? That number climbs to 50% of adults 75 and older.

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Coronavirus and Alzheimer’s: What Family Caregivers Need to Know

The COVID-19 pandemic threatens the health of millions in this country and around the world, but the novel coronavirus presents unique challenges for more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s and more than 16 million family members and friends serving as their caregivers.

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Savvy Senior: Medicare Expands Telehealth Services to Keep You Home

Dear Savvy Senior,

Does Medicare cover telehealth services? My 71-year-old wife has chronic Type 2 diabetes but is very concerned about going to the doctor for fear of exposing herself to coronavirus. What can you tell us?

– Avoiding the Doctor

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Make Your Home a Longevity Sanctuary

Regardless of your age or how much time you spend in your home, creating the right environment that supports and energizes you is part of living long and well.

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Lebanon VAMC Unveils Cancer-Fighting Facility

Lebanon VA Medical Center recently held a ribbon cutting for its new cancer center and urology outpatient clinic in addition to acquiring an advanced bronchoscopy capability to help diagnose veterans with possible lung cancer.

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Survivin’ the Sneezin’ Season

Seasonal allergic rhinitis, a.k.a., hay fever, is nothing to sneeze at. This time of year, mold spores and tiny grains of pollen from native grasses and trees hitch a ride on spring’s warm breezes, traveling for hundreds of miles.

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How Healthy Feet Can Reduce Your Risk of Falling

Among older Americans, falls are the No. 1 cause of injuries and death from injury, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Not only are seniors more at risk for falls, when they do so, it poses a greater risk for injuries, hospitalization, and complications.

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Department of Aging’s 2020 Benefits and Rights Book Available

Pennsylvania Department of Aging Secretary Robert Torres recently announced the release of the 2020 Benefits and Rights for Older Pennsylvanians, the commonwealth’s premier guide for information and resources serving older adults on the state and local levels.

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Veteran Raising Awareness about Unexpected Parkinson’s Symptoms

Dan McFarland’s family was concerned when he started taking pictures of clouds and posting them on social media with urgent messages about how they were symbols about the need to repent and get ready for the end of the world.

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