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Falls Prevention in the Community: A 5-Point Checklist for Navigating Your Neighborhood

Most older adults who fall outdoors are healthier, more physically active, and take fewer medications than those who fall indoors. Use this simple checklist in your day-to-day activities to identify and take steps to overcome the falls risks in your community.

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Malnutrition May Be Hiding in Plain Sight

There are many misperceptions about malnutrition, but it is far more common among older adults than you might think.

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Straight Talk for Seniors®: Federal Funding for Low-Income Benefits Outreach

On Sept. 30, funding authority expires for an important program that connects low-income Medicare beneficiaries with benefits to help them afford their health care costs. Learn more.

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Finding Post-Disaster Resources for Seniors

Following a natural disaster, finding information specifically for seniors can be challenging. Use these resources to get answers and find in-person assistance.

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Straight Talk for Seniors®: Movement on FY18 Budget is Good News for Aging Services

September was shaping up to feature divisive budget debates in Congress, but within the past week, those deliberations have been averted or at least postponed.

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