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Healthy Aging In Winter and Beyond: 4 Important Vaccines for Seniors Covered by Medicare

Fall’s cooler temps means a respite from summer heat, but it also means a greater chance of getting sick. Learn what 4 vaccines you should talk to your doctor about today, and how Medicare will cover the costs.

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4 Free Tools to Help Caregivers Prepare for Emergencies

Caring for a parent or loved one as they age is never simple. Here are 4 resources that can help you prepare for the most overwhelming emergencies.

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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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The Joys of Grandparenthood [Interview]

NCOA’s resident grandparents share their favorite parts of being a grandparent.

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Keeping Yourself, and Your Grandkids, Healthy through Immunizations

If you have school-aged grandkids, you’re probably hearing about all the shots they need before returning to class. It’s also a good time to check your own immunization record. Our immune systems weaken as we age, putting older adults at higher risk for catching preventable diseases—even the ones we think are just for kids.

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Vacationing in Later Years: 6 Tips That Will Make You a Smarter Traveler

Whether you’re traveling thousands of miles a year, or taking the short occasional trip, there are risks you’ll want to avoid. Here are 6 tips to ensure your next trip is fun and safe.

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