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Seniors

Art program helps people living with dementia

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Sylvia M. paints a colorful pattern at an “ARTZ in the Making” program.  (Photo/PCA) By Jay Nachman PCA ARTZ Philadelphia is the only nonprofit organization dedicated to using group interactions around arts and culture to enhance the quality of life and well-being of people living with dementia and their care partners, according to…

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EXPLAINER: Lower prescription prices to take time in new law

September 9, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Retiree Donna Weiner shows some of the daily prescription medications that she needs and pays over $6,000 a year through a Medicare prescription drug plan at her home, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, in Longwood, Fla. Weiner supports giving Medicare authority to negotiate drug prices. Negotiating Medicare drug prices is the linchpin of President…

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Smart choices for your health: Resources for selecting a provider

August 26, 2022

Family Features Getting health care for yourself or a loved one is a big responsibility, especially if you’re just getting started with Medicare or have changes in your life, such as a new diagnosis of a condition or disease. It can be overwhelming if you need services like nursing home care, have to find a…

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How to choose quality vitamins and supplements

July 8, 2022

FAMILY FEATURES More than half of Americans take an over-the-counter vitamin or dietary supplement, but many may not realize that the quality of these products can vary greatly. Because supplements are not regulated by the Food and Drug Administration like other medicines, not all are quality products. When choosing a vitamin or other supplement, checking…

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Know Your Kidneys: How to prevent and manage kidney disease

April 29, 2022

FAMILY FEATURES You may not think much about your kidneys unless there’s a problem, but they play a vital role in your health. Your kidneys continually filter your blood to remove extra fluid and waste, which is released from the body as urine. They also help control blood pressure and keep bones healthy. Consider this…

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How wellness is driving all things home improvement

April 15, 2022

BPT When you think about your health, eating well, exercising regularly and getting adequate sleep likely come to mind. What you may not realize is the dramatic influence your spaces have on your overall well-being, mentally and physically. This means for good health, you need to take a closer look at your home. With most…

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