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Safe Sex for Seniors 

Pregnancy obviously isn’t an issue for older adults, but you are still at risk for sexually transmitted diseases. Here’s how you can protect yourself.


Get the Shingles Vaccine 

The shingles vaccine prevents more than 90 percent of all cases of a common disease among the elderly that causes intense pain. Here’s what you should know.

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Stretching Exercises for Seniors 

Stretching exercises, especially as part of a comprehensive fitness program, can help you slow the aging process and help you remain more flexible.


Preserve Your Bones with Curcumin 

Curcumin, a compound in the Indian kitchen spice turmeric, may help prevent bone loss that can lead to osteoporosis. Here’s what you should know.


Medication Safety for Seniors 

While medicines can help you stay healthy, inappropriate prescriptions and drug interactions can lead to dangerous and even life-threatening side effects.

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How to Care for Aging Skin 

Age isn’t kind to your skin. As you get older, you lose proteins that previously gave your skin its youthful firmness. Here are some skin care tips for seniors.