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DEP: Elevated ozone levels could pose respiratory problems on Tuesday

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Five reasons you should stop putting off your annual physical

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Core Strength Training for Seniors: Every Thursday at Independence LIVE

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Health News

Dodging dementia: More of us get at least a dozen good, happy years after 65

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Senior Health

Living apart together: a new option for older adults

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Being clear about your last wishes can make death easier for you and loved ones

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Is there such a thing as normal aging?

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Memory

What we know and don’t know about memory loss after surgery

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Health Insurance

Medicare Advantage plans cleared to go beyond medical coverage — even groceries

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Senior Health

Older Americans are hooked on vitamins despite scarce evidence they work

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Dementia

‘Aggressive’ new advance directive would let dementia patients refuse food

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Changing the way we look at dementia

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Home care agencies often wrongly deny Medicare help to the chronically ill

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Senior Health

For elder health, trips to the ER are often a tipping point

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The long goodbye: Coping with sadness and grief before a loved one dies

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An overlooked epidemic: Older Americans taking too many unneeded drugs

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Study

Alcohol consumption is rising among all Americans, but most staggering for seniors

Dementia

A rare dementia gene runs in the family, but he’s fine – so far

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Senior Health

The secret to chronic happiness as you age

Nursing Homes

Veteran's family: Suburban nursing home has 'gross' mice problem

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Senior Health

Asthma, more deadly with age, takes heavy toll on older adults

Medicaid

Counting on Medicaid to avoid life in a nursing home? That’s now up to Congress

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Stretch and Relaxation: Every Wednesday at Independence LIVE

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Influx of elderly patients forces ER to practice comfort care

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Like hunger or thirst, loneliness in seniors can be eased

Brain Health

To help ward off Alzheimer’s, think before you eat

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When and how to take the car keys from elderly parents

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