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Managing Your Meds: What To Be Aware of When Discontinuing Medications

By Susan Williams Sometimes medications may no longer be required or should be possibly discontinued, however there are appropriate ways to approach this. In this Managing Your Meds segment, we discuss with Dr. Rhonda Collins, what to be aware of when discontinuing medications.

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Managing Your Meds: What To Be Aware of When Taking Medications

By Susan Williams Understanding and being actively involved in managing medications is extremely important. In our second segment of our Managing Your Meds series, Dr. Rhonda Collins joins us to discuss what to be aware of when taking medications.

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Managing Your Meds: What To Do When Prescribed A Medication

By Susan Williams Would you be surprised to know that nearly 70% of people over the age of 65 take five or more medications? And almost 10% take 15 or more? Or that more than half of all prescription medications are prescribed to people over 60? All of this medication use can result in some serious complications.

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What If Seven Minutes of Exercise A Day Was Enough?

By Randee Bieler I was worried about myself and exercise. I just turned 70 and right on que, my legs started really feeling the stairs. I am so jealous of Husband, Peter, who loves tennis, he actually anticipates it gleefully every time he’s got a game. If I played tennis,...

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Walking is Good But A Fast Walk Is Even Better!

By Susan Williams If you are already making a regular routine of taking a walk that is great. In fact, you don’t even have to walk that much in order to derive some benefits. According to a study published by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, as little as two...

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Reasons To Back Away From the Television Screen

By Susan Williams If I told you that the average retiree watches 48 hours of television a week would that surprise you? Well, according to an article published in The Wall Street Journal this is the case. In the post they shared that this was the number that was...

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