Her Mission: To Find a Need and Fill It

Five million. That’s the number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to statistics published on the Alzheimer’s Association website. Every 60 seconds, someone in the United States develops the disease.

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Grand Purple Gala Returns to Lancaster

Today, an estimated 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and out of the top 10 causes of death in America, Alzheimer’s disease is the only one that cannot be prevented, cured, or even slowed.

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Get Help Navigating Medicare

The York County Area Agency on Aging’s APPRISE program will offer free, personalized counseling during Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period, which began Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 7.

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Free Memory Screenings Available This Month

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is teaming up with Kmart Pharmacy to offer free, confidential memory screenings nationwide this month.

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Savvy Senior: The New MIND Diet May Help Prevent Alzheimer’s

Dear Savvy Senior,

I’ve heard that there’s a new diet that can help prevent Alzheimer’s disease. What can you tell me about this? My 80-year-old mother has Alzheimer’s, and I want to do everything I can to protect myself.

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ORTHO & PAIN: A New Hip for John

Pain. Slowly creeping, insidious pain. Over the course of at least a decade, nagging pain in my left hip managed to permeate every corner of my life until I finally slid into depression. I wanted to crawl off in a leafy hollow and hide like a wounded animal.

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Free Vision Services Available in Area

Did you know that by 2030, the National Eye Institute projects that more than 2 million Americans will be considered legally blind?

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Taking Care of Your Aging Spine

Thanks to the baby boom generation, there will be more Americans over age 65 in coming years than at any point in history. About 44.7 million Americans were age 65 or older in 2013, the latest year for which data is available, according to the U.S. Administration on Aging.

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Medicare Open Enrollment: 5 Things You Need to Do

Routines help keep us focused, organized, and even healthy. However, if your health routine doesn’t include preparing for Medicare’s Open Enrollment, now’s the time to kick-start a new, healthy habit.

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