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Heat waves can be dangerous for seniors and children; here's how to prevent dehydration, heat stroke

Philly heat wave

Senior Health

Stress can affect biological aging – but there are ways to help slow it down

Stress and immune system

Adult Health

Earwax buildup can cause earaches and hearing loss; here's how to remove it

Earwax removal

Prevention

Why won't more older Americans get their COVID-19 booster shots?

Senior covid booster

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Seven ways to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and other dementia

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How to keep your brain healthy as you get older

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Lawsuits

New lawsuits over New Jersey nursing home COVID-19 deaths claim 'state-created danger'

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Wellness

People may sleep less as they age, but they still need 7 hours each night, scientists say

Sleep Older Adults

Mental Health

Mental illnesses may increase risk for COVID-19 breakthrough cases, study finds

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Senior Health

Your personality can affect your risk of cognitive impairment

Personality Cognitive Impairment

Senior Health

Excessive daytime napping linked to increased risk of Alzheimer's disease in older adults, study finds

Alzheimers Sleep Study

Senior Health

Patina, a new, senior-focused primary care provider, gets its feet off the ground

Patina Primary Care

Senior Health

Brain 'clutter' may cause memory issues in older adults – not a lack of storage space

Memory Brain Clutter

Adult Health

New Jersey among states with highest life expectancies, CDC report finds

Life expectancy New Jersey Pennsylvania

Senior Health

At-home COVID-19 tests soon will be available for free to Medicare recipients

Free COVID-19 tests Medicare

Senior Health

New Jersey deploying National Guard to nursing homes with COVID-19 staffing shortages

NJ National Guard nursing homes

Senior Health

For older adults, smelling the roses may be more difficult

Senior Smell Roses

Senior Health

Life-saving stroke treatment may not be as time-sensitive as previously thought

Stroke treatment thrombectomy

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Why stretching is so important — especially as we age

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Senior Health

Cataracts among several eye conditions linked to increased dementia risk

Dementia Eye Conditions

Senior Health

IBX Medicare Advantage members can receive free in-home screenings for colon cancer, kidney disease

Independence in-home testing

Illness

Doctors weigh pros and cons of prescribing hot-button Alzheimer's drug

Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm

Senior Health

Calming computer jitters: Help for seniors who aren't tech-savvy

Senior Computer Help

Adult Health

New Alzheimer's drug approved by the FDA despite questions about its effectiveness

FDA Aduhelm Alzheimer's

Senior Health

A new app aims to help people better manage arthritis

Arthritis pain stretching

Senior Health

Pfizer, Moderna vaccines 'highly effective' at preventing hospitalizations among seniors, CDC confirms

Men's Health

Grit can serve as a strategic asset in the fight against aging

Perseverance Fitness Willpower

Senior Health

Philly expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to residents age 65 and up

Men's Health

Stay mentally sharp as you age through exercise and a lively social life

Prevent Mental Decline

Senior Health

New Jersey expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility based on new federal guidance

Senior Health

New federal guidelines to expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all seniors

COVID-19 Vaccine Guidelines

Senior Health

103-year-old woman first to receive COVID-19 vaccine in N.J. nursing homes

NJ nursing home vaccines

Senior Health

CDC panel recommends next groups to receive COVID-19 vaccine

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Senior Health

Vaccinations to begin at New Jersey, Pennsylvania nursing homes next week

Nursing home COVID-19 vaccine

Senior Health

Missed credit card payments could be dementia indicator years in advance, study finds

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Senior Health

A blood test to diagnose Alzheimer's is now available – but many experts remain wary

New Alzheimer's blood test

Senior Health

Severe COVID-19 cases, deaths rising as Philly enters critical pandemic stage

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Senior Health

New Jersey issues COVID-19 health and safety guidance for nursing homes ahead of upcoming holiday season

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Senior Health

Minimum staff ratios, protocols to protect residents from social isolation required at New Jersey nursing homes

New Jersey nursing homes COVID-19

Men's Health

A gray divorce may improve your health, but there are many factors to consider

Gray Divorce Benefits

Health Insurance

Independence Blue Cross unveils 2021 Medicare Advantage health plans

IBX 2021 Medicare

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Addressing the mental health needs of the ‘silver tsunami’

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