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Drinking and Healthy Aging: Know Your Limits

As we age, alcohol use can remain a part of a healthy lifestyle. But older adults should know that age changes our bodies in ways that make alcohol affect older adults more profoundly.

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Why Menopause Matters

Menopause is more than just hot flashes and night sweats. While the symptoms of menopause can significantly impact a woman’s quality of life, not all women experience the same symptoms.

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Understanding the Opioid Crisis Through the Lense of Aging

We surveyed community-based organizations (CBOs) about how the opioid crisis is affecting the older adults they serve. What we found reveals a lot about the important work already being done by CBOs, and the difficult circumstances faced by families struggling with the ripple effects of opioid addiction.

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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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Fight the heat with hydration and nutrition

During the hottest months of the year, it’s especially important to remember that dehydration is one of the ten most frequent diagnoses leading to hospitalization.

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Independence Doesn’t Mean Going It Alone

As we age, our bodies (and budgets) change. Our understanding of independence must change along with them.

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Spring cleaning is for medicine cabinets, too!

In many households, spring cleaning is an annual event, and anyone who takes medication should use the opportunity to clean out their medicine cabinets.

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