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What older people should know about preserving their vision

Some changes to our vision are normal as we get older; however, vision loss and blindness are not part of aging. According to the National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP), the most common natural aging eye problems include difficulty seeing objects clearly, trouble distinguishing colors or shapes, and the need for more light to see.

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Colon cancer prevention can start any age

Did you know that colon cancer is one of the most preventable cancers, if detected early enough? This makes a focus on prevention doubly important, especially for seniors. According to the American Cancer Society, about 1 in 20 Americans will develop colon cancer at some point during their lifetime. Of that number, most of the

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What you should know about kidney disease

Did you know that of the 30 million American adults estimated to have kidney disease, most don’t know they have it? In fact, many people could lose up to 90 percent of their kidney function before they ever report symptoms. Our kidneys play a critical role in keeping our bodies functioning properly and loss of

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