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Protect Your Vision

Most adults start experience vision problems right around midlife. Beginning in early to mid-40s, many people start noticing they can’t see as clearly as they used to, especially at close distances. This is actually one of the most common medical … Continue reading

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Dry Mouth: A Minor Aging Problem That’s Not So Minor

Around 20 percent of seniors experience dry mouth—a lack of saliva in the mouth. While this may sound like a minor annoyance that can be solved by drinking more, it’s not quite so simple. Dry mouth, most often a side … Continue reading

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All about Cataract

Blurred objects. Faded colors. Double vision. If you have or had a cataract, you’re probably familiar with these symptoms. You’re also in good company. More than half of all Americans experience a cataract by the time they reach 80 years … Continue reading

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Opioid Crisis Hits New Jersey Seniors

America is waking up to the opioid epidemic sweeping across the nation. In the last 20 years, the abuse of prescription and non-prescription opioid drugs has skyrocketed. The numbers from the CDC are shocking: On average, 115 Americans die every … Continue reading

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Aging Eyes: Protect Your Vision

Our eyes, along with the rest of our bodies, deteriorate as we age. Failing vision can cause depression and anxiety, loss of mobility, and increased falls. Some medical conditions—chiefly diabetes, high blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease—increase the risk of eye diseases. … Continue reading

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Laughter: The Best Medicine?

It’s an oft-repeated line: “Laughter is the best medicine.” But is it trite or true?  We did the research for you, and here are the results: Laughing makes you feel good The act of laughing stimulates the reward center of … Continue reading

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