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5 Ways to Avoid Accidental Falls

Although falls are common among senior citizens, they can be prevented with modifications in the home and lifestyle changes. Here are five ways to help prevent falls among older individuals.

5 Methods for Healthy Prescription Safety

Nearly all American adults take at least one medication a day, and 29 percent take five or more each day. Whether at home or at the doctor’s office, here are five steps you can take to help prevent harmful problems with medications.

5 Eye-Catching Facts about Cataracts

When it feels like you are looking through a foggy window, cataracts may be to blame. And while any eye trouble can be disconcerting, this common condition can be treated. Here are 5 things to know about cataracts and how they are treated.

New Guidelines for High Blood Pressure. Are You at Risk?

If you think your blood pressure is normal and you don’t need to be concerned, you may need to check again. Heart experts have issued new guidelines for high blood pressure, which means nearly half of all adults may now have blood pressure that is considered high.

Kindness Is Always in Season

Do you think you are kind? Although most of us act on kindness and service during the holidays, most don’t make kindness a priority beyond November and December. Although people may not agree on the process of being kind, there’s no doubt the world could use more of it, especially after the holidays are over.

6 Life-Saving Facts about Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide poisoning can cause permanent injuries or death and should be taken very seriously. It is vital that preventative measures are taken to keep carbon monoxide from building up, and to have detectors to help alert people to danger. With appropriate preventative measures and immediate treatment, lives can be saved.

Volunteering may be for others, but the benefits belong to YOU

Many people believe their volunteer experiences changed the way they saw the people around them and developed a better appreciation of what they had. In fact, volunteering makes people healthier, smarter, and more successful while also helping the community. Here are four benefits of sharing our time with others.

6 Easy Ways to Feel Gratitude When You’ve Seen It All

When you reach that point in your life when it seems you’ve seen it all and done it double that amount, it’s hard to stay fully aware of the amazing blessings in your life all of the time. So when you find yourself grumbling about the good old days, consider these six blessings and compare them to day’s past.