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4 Ways to Prevent Heart Disease Using Medicare

The number 1 cause of death for people age 65 and older in the United States is heart disease. Review this list of easy-to-do practices to reduce your risk and live a long and healthy life.

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Anna Maria Chávez and U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Discuss Navigating Critical Decisions to Age Well

The U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging invited NCOA to discuss the staggering number of decisions Americans have to make – often on their own – as they age. Anna Maria Chávez shares her testimony.

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LGBT Older Adults Run a Higher Risk for These 3 Chronic Conditions

Chronic conditions can be difficult to manage at the best of times, but for many LGBT older adults, unique challenges threaten the healthy aging of a generation.

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Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease 101: The Difference and Why it Matters

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are often spoken about interchangeably, but they are not the same condition. Understand the differences.

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Staying Heart Healthy After 65: What You Need to Know About Atrial Fibrillation

When left untreated, AFib increases your chances of stroke by 500% & doubles your chance of heart-related death. Learn how to prevent or manage AFib with these tips.

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Top 10 Chronic Conditions in Adults 65+ and What You Can do to Prevent or Manage Them

80% of adults 65+ have one or more chronic diseases. Learn what the top ten conditions are now & how you or a loved one can prevent or manage them.

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For Caregivers: Don’t Burn Out, Find a Respite

Whether we realize it or not, many of us are caregivers. And on top of caring for our older loved one, most of us also have jobs, kids and other responsibilities. Learn how to incorporate respite into your lifestyle in order to avoid burnout, which can impact both your health, as well as the quality of care you provide.

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