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There’s a new way of thinking about aging, and it considers not just how long we live, but how vibrant we stay later in life. Learn what the term “healthspan” means and what you can do to increase yours.
Antibiotic resistance is one of the most urgent threats to the public’s health. Get a healthy dose of knowledge about antibiotics so you’re ready for U.S. Antibiotic Awareness Week Nov. 18 through 24.
The more prescription drugs you take, the higher the risk for adverse reactions. And because you become more sensitive to the side effects of drugs as you age, reviewing prescriptions is increasingly important, experts say.
Everyone has clutter, but it’s especially important to keep it in check as we age. For mental health and safety reasons, see how decluttering can be part of healthy aging.
Although somewhat unconventional, life insurance can be given as a gift, fulfilling your desire to give something with greater longevity and meaning. Here, we look at how life insurance can be an affordable gift that shows your love and helps you leave a lasting legacy with your children or grandchildren.
The recent measles outbreak has many older Americans wondering if they need a booster or questioning if they ever were vaccinated. We review the vaccine basics and cover who might need to take action.
Those drug ads you see on TV will be changing soon. A new government rule requires drugmakers to disclose drug prices in television commercials. But the displayed price isn’t necessarily what you’ll pay. Here’s what you need to know.
Mature Health Center® created this free coloring page for you, your family and friends — anyone you want to share it with — as part of our ongoing commitment to provide information that can help you live a long, healthy, happy life.
Just in time for Skin Cancer Awareness Month this May, new research reveals there’s a body part people continue to miss when applying sun moisturizers with SPF. See if you’re missing it, too.
Injuries caused by walking a dog on a leash have doubled in the past 15 years for Americans 65 years old and older, according to a new report. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you should avoid this healthy activity.
The majority of people on Medicare do not have dental coverage, exposing them to potentially high out-of-pocket costs or even health risks if they forgo oral health care, according to a new brief by the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness among older Americans, but advances in treatments have dramatically changed the course of the disease in the past 10 years. For National AMD Awareness Month, we look at what you can do.
Medicare-for-all is making headlines again with presidential hopefuls shaping their platforms. What is Medicare-for-all? We break it down.
Have you heard about the new open enrollment period in 2019? Here’s what you need to know about this Medicare change and how to keep the various enrollment periods straight.
If you’re relatively healthy and have been taking aspirin to prevent a stroke or heart attack, you may want to talk to your doctor. New research shows that a daily regimen of low-dose aspirin offers no benefit in preventing cardiovascular disease or dementia.
For Sepsis Awareness Month (September) we look at some frequently asked questions, including what you can do to prevent sepsis.
You may not receive your new Medicare identification card as early as originally announced because Medicare officials are stepping up their anti-fraud efforts as scams run rampant.
The Social Security Administration’s annual cost-of-living adjustment for 2018 marks the biggest increase since 2012. But don’t expect a windfall — the increase could be eaten up by your Medicare premiums.
Eliminating or minimizing stress in your relationships can be good for your health. Check out these three principles to stress-free relationships.
Incorporate these simple and easy tips into your daily lifestyle, and you’ll not only drop a few pounds but also ensure you keep them off.