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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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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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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Social Security News: ‘Extra Help’ Available for Prescription Costs

Making ends meet should not mean going without your medications. If you have limited income and resources, you may qualify for Extra Help to pay for some healthcare and prescription drug costs.

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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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Savvy Senior: Flu Vaccines Designed Specifically for Older Adults

Dear Savvy Senior,

Are there any specific flu shots that are better suited for older adults? I just turned 65 and would like to find out what’s recommended and how Medicare covers it.

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