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Bilingual Resources Help Older Hispanics Age Well

Share free Spanish-language resources that empower older Hispanics to improve their health and economic security.

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Falls Prevention Matters Now More Than Ever

Everyone is struggling to navigate the challenges posed by COVID-19, but older adults who want to maintain their independence and health should take time to understand and reduce their risk of falling. To assist with this effort, we’re proud to announce the release of a new, free way to help: the Falls Free CheckUp.

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Women’s History Month Reminds Us Things Have Gotten Better

Women’s History Month is a chance to remember major milestones that made aging well easier for women. Since the beginning of the 20th century, life expectancy has increased significantly due to improvements in public health, nutrition, and medical technology including improved treatments and better medications for heart disease, stroke, infectious diseases, and certain cancers, such as breast and colon cancers.

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Family Caregivers: Part of the Falls Prevention Team

November is National Family Caregivers Month and a good chance to learn how you can address fall risk factors and prevent your loved one from falling.

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Contribute to Public Safety on National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) hosts two National Prescription Drug Take Back Day events each year. Anyone who takes medication should use the opportunity to clean out their medicine cabinets.

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The Role of a Physical Therapist in Healthy Aging

October is National Physical Therapy Month and a wonderful chance to remind the public of the value of physical therapy in supporting the health and independence of America’s older adults.

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Falls Prevention is a Team Effort

From medication and vision impairment to poor lighting and chronic conditions, the factors to watch for are numerous. That’s why having a team to help spot and address fall risks is so helpful.

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