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Wed
06
Sep

Improvements for independence

Modifications to make your home more accessible

Tue
05
Sep

Choosing the right Medicare Part D plan starts with four simple rules

If you’re turning 65 in 2017 or 2018, you’re one of 10,000 people who become Medicare-eligible each day. Choosing Medicare prescription drug coverage can be confusing, especially for the first time.

Tue
05
Sep

Three ways pups can improve seniors’ health


Dogs are more than just furry companions. Having a dog can help seniors improve their health through a variety of ways. Photo courtesy of Africa Studio/Shutterstock.com

Furry friends can play a significant role in pet owners’ lives. The old saying goes, “dogs are man’s best friend,” and research shows they may be more than that. In fact, they just might be the key to keeping seniors active. 

Mon
07
Aug

Six non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease that may surprise you


Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease aren’t always visible or motor related. Knowing some of the other, less known symptoms can help with diagnosis. photo courtesy of WavebreakmediaMicro - Fotolia.com

Those familiar with Parkinson’s disease (PD) are likely aware of the disorder’s most visible symptoms, including slower movements, impaired balance, rigidity/stiffness and involuntary shaking.

Wed
02
Aug

Stockyard Days 2017

    Stockyard Days 2017 - A Special Section published by Lillie Suburban Newspapers

 

 

Mon
03
Jul

Smart fashion tips to keep you looking stylish and fabulous

 Muumuus and mom jeans or spangled capris and Aloha shirts — is this really all the fashion world has to offer women over the age of 60?

Mon
03
Jul

Simple ways to add physical fitness to your daily routine

Being resourceful with your daily routine can deliver big payoffs when it comes to increasing your activity level.

Mon
03
Jul

Tips to help families cope with Alzheimer’s, mitigate tensions and relieve stress


A diagnosis like Alzheimer’s disease affect more than just the person with the disease. Knowing what tips and resources are available can help ease the stress for all involved. submitted photo

Receiving an Alzheimer’s diagnosis is never easy — it’s life changing, not only for the person receiving the diagnosis but for their family members as well.

Tue
20
Jun

Summer Home & Garden guide, 2017

The Lillie Newspapers Summer Home & Garden guide, 2017

 

 

Tue
02
May

Giving to the next generation


Working to improve your mental and physical health can help you feel younger than your real age.

From self-expression to self-direction, there are countless ways to age out loud. Some of the most rewarding ways for older adults involve passing on experiences, wisdom and skills to others.

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