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Colorful Campaigns Create Opportunities for Active Adults

Traditionally, the colors for October and November have included orange, yellow, and brown, like the pumpkins, gourds, and fall leaves that mark this season. But health awareness campaigns like to stand out from the crowd, so you’re likely to find a sea of pink, purple and gray ribbons over the next few months, worn by […]

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Boomers Need To Be Aware of Heart Attack Risk Factors

For years, we’ve heard about how obesity, smoking, a sedentary lifestyle and stress increase one’s risk of heart attack and stroke, but recent findings indicate that we need to also pay attention to a host of common situations to maintain cardiovascular health. Over-the-Counter Painkillers containing ibuprofen or naproxin (brand names include Advil, Aleve, and Motrin) […]

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“Boomers” Practice Safety At Home

A recent survey published by Houzz.com lists the Top 10 advantages associated with ranch-style homes, including their “Boomer-friendly” design that’s easy on knees, open concept floorplans that make entertaining easier and less formal than traditional homes, the appeal of indoor-outdoor living, and that single-story living is consistent with the downsizing trend. One point the survey […]

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Active Adults Seek To “Right-Size” Their Homes

Like standing on the shore, watching an enormous wave coming toward you, experts in nearly every facet of our country have been planning for the needs and desires of the Baby Boomer Generation, whose sheer numbers and influence have impacted many of the innovations of the 20th Century, and permanently changed the way we live […]

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Active Adults Walk This Way to Better Health

Winter has (hopefully) breathed its last gasp in Georgia with the snow flurries at the end of last week, ushering in the yellow and purple blooms of our first Spring flowers. Add Daylight Saving Time to the mix, and you have the perfect opportunity to keep those resolutions to exercise and get healthy – with […]

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Active Adults Aim For Healthier Hearts

Valentine’s Day is this Saturday, February 14, and with it comes the tradition of doing something to show your loved ones how much you care about them with candy, flowers, gifts, etc. But the best thing we can do is to pledge to make lifestyle changes to keep our hearts healthy so we can spend […]

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