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Health And Well-Being

NIDDK’s 70th Anniversary Marks Advances in Medical Research

(NAPSI)—This year, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) marks its 70th anniversary. Over the past seven decades, NIDDK-supported research has furthered our … more
News For Older Americans

A Grandparent’s Best Friend

(NAPSI)—Here’s good news for America’s approximately 70 million grandparents: A growing problem that has been bugging families since the advent of the digital photo revolution—“Where is the … more
Health And Well-Being

Pandemic Depression: Genetic Insight May Help Treatment

(NAPSI)—Social isolation during the pandemic may pose a mental health threat for those already at risk for COVID-19—people over age 65.    As doctors treat more senior patients for … more
Veterans News & Notes

DAV Provides a Century of Care for Disabled Veterans

(NAPSI)—From a World War I veteran who lost both legs to a Vietnam vet suffering the effects of Agent Orange to a young Marine with post-traumatic stress disorder finding her way after returning … more
Planning For Your Future

What’s Your Advance Care Plan?

(NAPSI)—No matter your stage of life, it’s always a good idea to have a long-range care plan in place. A good way to begin is to talk candidly with your family and friends. By starting the … more
News Of Older Americans

Shoppers Save Big On Groceries With Healthy Savings® Powered By AARP Foundation

(NAPSI)—Good nutrition is important at any age. But for older adults on a tight budget, regular access to nutritious foods can be limited—and expensive. A new program aims to change that by … more
News For Older Americans

The Public Health Threat No One Talks About: Loneliness

(NAPS)—There is a public health threat looming across the United States that’s not visible to most but affects nearly half of all Americans daily: loneliness. Social isolation is as bad for your … more
News Of Jobs

Ticket To Work Helped Matt Build His Future

(NAPSI)—It may be easier for people with disabilities to achieve financial independence than they realize with Social Security’s free and voluntary Ticket to Work (Ticket) program.  Adults … more
News For Older Americans

Help During The Health Crisis

(NAPSI)—To help the growing numbers of older adults who have questions or need support as the nation weathers the COVID-19 crisis, the Eldercare Locator stands ready to connect people with … more
News For Older Americans

Hints To Help You Stay On The Road To Safe Driving

(NAPSM)—For many older adults, retaining the ability to drive is very important. It means independence and makes it easier to do shopping, see friends and family, and keep medical appointments. … more
Planning Your Retirement

An IRS Incentive To Save For Retirement

(NAPSI)—Saving for retirement can be challenging when juggling competing financial priorities, such as building short-term savings, paying off debt, and just covering basic living expenses. The … more
Health Awareness

Manage Your Blood Pressure And Protect Your Kidneys

(NAPSI)—Did you know if you have high blood pressure you are at increased risk for chronic kidney disease? High blood pressure, also called hypertension, is the second leading cause of chronic … more
PLANNING FOR YOUR FUTURE

Seven Myths You May Mistakenly Believe About Long-Term Care

(NAPSI)—As you develop your retirement plans and think about how a potential need for long-term care may impact those plans and your loved ones, certain misconceptions may prevent you from taking … more
Jobs In America

Ten Great Gigs For Boomers

(NAPSI)—For Baby Boomers looking to keep active, supplement their income, meet people and learn new things, the gig economy is a major boon. What’s more, many of these jobs can be done remotely. … more
Health Awareness

Understanding Parkinson’s Disease

(NAPSI)—60,000 people are newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) each year. Nearly fifty percent of those newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s and their care partners leave the doctor’s … more
News For Older Americans

Protect Yourself From Social Security Scams

(NAPSI)—Calls and e-mails from scammers pretending to be government employees are widespread. Social Security phone scams are the #1 scam reported to the Federal Trade Commission. Chances are … more
Safety On The Road

Protecting Your Ability To Drive Safely For As Long As Possible

(NAPSI)—Driving a car means maintaining independence for many older adults. Driving allows you to shop, see friends and family, keep up with medical appointments, and avoid social isolation. … more
News For Older Americans

The Public Health Threat No One Talks About: Loneliness

(NAPSI)—There is a public health threat looming across the United States that’s not visible to most but affects nearly half of all Americans daily: loneliness. Social isolation is as bad for your … more
News For Older Americans

Home Improvements For Safety

(NAPSI)—Research shows that most older adults want to live in their homes and communities for as long as possible. Most homes, however, were not built to support the mobility, sensory and … more
Eye On Health

How People With Low Vision Can Stay Safe And Independent

(NAPSI)—People with low vision have blind spots that can make it difficult or impossible to drive, read or see faces. These impairments cannot be corrected by surgery or glasses. What’s … more
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