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Clinton Youth Council on Aging supports Elder Abuse Awareness

June 15 is the eighth annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The event was created by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder...

The Veterans benefit the VA doesn’t want you to know about

One of the biggest fears many people have today is having their life savings wiped out if they have to pay for substantial medical and health care expenses, or God forbid, assisted living or nursing home care.

Helping hands help veterans during this and every season

By Attorney Tracey Ingle As we near the end of the year thoughts inevitably turn to the holidays and questions of how one can help...

Getting your eyes in better shape

By Dr. Jean E. Keamy Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) is the surgical procedure that uses a laser to reshape the corneas of individuals with...

Stretch it out!

According to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), as we age, muscles lose their elasticity unless used regularly, leading to stiffness and soreness. Stretching is the best way to regain and improve flexibility, helping seniors remain active and independent. By incorporating some simple stretching exercises into your routine, you can greatly improve your flexibility, as well as enhance your balance, posture and circulation, relieve pain and stress, and prevent injuries.

Boomers finding space for team, fitness sports

The country’s largest generation is running, walking, swimming and using exercise machines in hopes of changing the face of aging.

How can I get rid of glasses after cataract surgery? Part 4

By Dr. Jean Keamy Cataracts typically occur in patients over 50. At birth the lens is crystal clear, but with time it gets cloudy. This...

November audio book releases

THE BURNING ROOM (A Harry Bosch Novel)*          Pub Date: November 3 By Michael Connelly                                          Read by Titus Welliver In the LAPD's Open-Unsolved Unit, not...

Cash can bribe dieters to lose weight

Willpower apparently can be bought. The chance to win or lose $20 a month enticed dieters in a yearlong study to drop an average of 9 pounds.

Closing the ‘SNAP Gap’

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts Seniors on fixed incomes often have to make difficult choices between heating their homes, paying for essential medications,...