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More Seniors Are Dying in Falls 

Seniors are living longer independently — which also means they are more likely to die after a fall. Don’t let someone you love become a statistic.


Walk 10 Minutes a Day in Old Age 

Walking at least 150 minutes a week is an easy form of moderate intensity exercise. If you're age 85 and up, just 10 minutes a day may extend your life.

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Blood Pressure Management for Seniors 

Medication and a healthier lifestyle — including good food choices, exercise, and avoiding alcohol — can beat high blood pressure. Here's what you should know.


Aging and Driving Safely  

Plenty of seniors can drive well, but you should be realistic and listen to your family’s concerns, and don’t ignore danger signs. Here's what you should know.