3 Tips for Aging in Place at Your Winter Destination

(BPT) - It happens every year: as temperatures dip across the country in January, the snowbirds begin migrating to their winter homes. Whether you’re a regular migrator or taking an extended …

Top 5 reasons to file your tax return early

(BPT) - Tax season can be a stressful time of year. However, if you qualify for a tax refund, it can be used to pay off bills and debt or add to your savings for a rainy day.“For the past 40 …

Interested but intimidated in joining a gym? These 5 expert tips can help (BPT) - You know staying active is important, especially as you age, so you're considering signing up for a local gym. The problem is, a gym can be intimidating! If you've put off joining …
5 things you need to know about eye health as you age (BPT) - As you age, it’s perfectly normal to notice changes in your body. You may not be able to move as fast or hear as well. Age also increases your risk of developing wet age-related macular …
American Heart Month: Why regular testing is critical for protecting women’s heart health (BPT) - JoAnne Foody, M.D., FACC, FAHA, Chief Medical Officer at EsperionFebruary marks the start of American Heart Month — a month dedicated to raising awareness about cardiovascular health …
Be Well, Stay Well: New Year Wellness Check (BPT) - Taking care of ourselves and each other is critical at any age. A 2022 survey of members by AARP Services confirmed that adults 50-plus share that sentiment. Seventy-one percent agreed with …
Healthiest states for seniors Stacker consulted America's Health Rankings' 2022 Senior Report to determine which states are the most and least healthy for senior populations.  
Is mouth breathing really that bad? Yes, especially for older adults (BPT) - Are you taking your nose for granted? Most people don’t think of their nose as a complex organ that plays a role in keeping you healthy, especially as you age. With aging, however, comes changes ...
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Best places to retire to in the South

Looking for sunshine? Here are the 50 best places in the South to retire, according to data from Niche.com curated by Stacker.

Shoot for the Stars When It Comes to Medicare Advantage

(NewsUSA) - By Alan Stewart, SVP, Medicare Divisional Leader, Humana - If you’re one of the nation’s 58.6 million people with Medicare, you understand the importance of selecting a health …

Being a Good Parent and Child: Today’s Sandwich Generation Under Pressure

(NewsUSA) - Many adults today are juggling the demands of work, household upkeep, finances and school-aged children, while also caring for an aging parent. This group, known as the sandwich …
Three Ways to Tweak Retirement Spending to Save on What Matters Most (BPT) - Big economic changes can, and should, prompt big changes in individuals’ personal financial habits. That can look different from household to household but changing economic conditions …
Kick up your heels – ballroom dancing offers benefits to the aging brain and could help stave off dementia The big idea: Social ballroom dancing can improve cognitive functions and reduce brain atrophy in older adults who are at increased risk for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. …
Prepare for Retirement by Steadying Your Financial Ship (BPT) - Approaching retirement is an exciting prospect: transitioning into this phase of life gives everyone the chance to spend more time with their family and enjoy favorite hobbies. However, wider …
Caring for Older Adults: Managing heart attack treatment and follow-up care (Family Features) As the proportion of older adults in the U.S. continues to increase, appropriate care for older people becomes increasingly important.

Free Online Survey Alerts Older Adults to Risks of Falling, a Major Hazard

(NewsUSA) - (NewsUSA) - The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot of things. One thing that's still the same? Falling is NOT a normal part of aging. There are steps you can take to reduce your …

Control Your Retirement: Three Hacks for Smart Savings

(BPT) - Approaching retirement is an exciting prospect for many adults 50+ who can look forward to spending more time with family and friends and enjoying the benefits of their hard-earned savings. …

Best places to retire on the East Coast

Using Niche's 2022 Best Places to Retire, Stacker compiled a list of the best places to retire on the East Coast.

This prescription savings tool can help all Americans save on medications

(BPT) - With rising out-of-pocket medication costs and difficulty navigating prescription pricing options, many Americans are cutting corners on their health and prescription adherence.An estimated …

How Cold Weather Activities Can Impact Heart Health

(Family Features) Research shows many people face an increased risk of a heart attack or sudden cardiac arrest after shoveling heavy snow.

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Hack Your Retirement: Budget Tips for Fixed Incomes

(BPT) - For any individual 50+ years old, the prospect of retirement represents a major shift in how you approach spending and saving. Learning how to budget on a fixed income is a significant …

Your nose knows: How smell is helping scientists detect brain disease and what you can do to help

(BPT) - Your sense of smell is a powerful part of the human experience. Smell strongly influences how something tastes. Emotion can be influenced by certain smells. And if your sense of smell is …

What if there was a map to finding the best treatment for lung cancer?

(BPT) - You’re an avid runner and cyclist. You eat well and don’t smoke. Overall, you’re doing all the right things when it comes to your health. Then you get diagnosed with …

What would your eulogy say?

(BPT) - We plan ahead for the things in life we look forward to — the birth of a baby, weddings, vacations and holidays. It doesn’t come as naturally to plan for our funeral. It’s …

The impact of physical activity on loneliness and social isolation for older adults

(BPT) - It’s been well-established that physical activity like walking, yoga and going to a fitness center has many health benefits for older adults. These include better sleep, less anxiety …

What Older Adults Need to Know about COVID-19 to Help Stay Safe this Winter Season

(BPT) - By: Danielle Hambrick, PharmDAs colder weather drives us to spend more time indoors, it’s critical to plan for the spread of respiratory infections and get vaccinated, especially for …

5 tips for remote caregiving

(BPT) - If you’re one of the millions of caregivers in the United States, you know that caregiving can be difficult. The last few years may have brought unexpected new challenges, such as the …

Planning for the unexpected: When caregiving happens without warning

(BPT) - When a medical emergency or sudden change in health occurs, loved ones may be thrust into a caregiving role they did not expect. Oftentimes, this can be an overwhelming change to their …

Senior Fitness: You May Have More Choices Than You Think

(BPT) - Do you struggle with starting or maintaining a fitness routine? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. While most of us know that exercise is beneficial, fitness can be daunting, …

5 Ways to Foster Purpose with Age

(BPT) - Each phase of life provides an opportunity to find new things that provide a sense of purpose, activities that get us up in the morning and bring fulfillment. Beyond the feeling, there is …

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