Lace Up Those Sneakers and Get Out Those Sweatbands: National Senior Health and Fitness Day is Coming!

National Senior Health & Fitness Day is observed every year on the last Wednesday in May. It’s the perfect opportunity to learn about the importance of remaining active as well as the activities that will benefit you most and that you will most enjoy. This year, May 26, you can participate in activities with others across the country for this national observance.  The...
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Get Protected from the Costs of Emergency Transport

It might happen when you’re at home. It could happen when you’re driving in your neighborhood and another driver rear-ends your car.  And it might be necessary when you’re traveling and a sudden, unexpected medical event happens.  Whether it’s a fall, a car accident, or something like a heart attack, the chance that you might someday need emergency...
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Successful Retirement Starts with Working to Prevent Arthritis

Debbie Smith looked forward to retirement. After years in the workforce and raising her children, she envisioned finally having the time to return to studying piano and maybe giving lessons on the side. But as her retirement approached, she began to feel pain in her hands. She frequently felt a stiffness in her fingers when she’d sit down to play. After a visit with her doctor, her...
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High Blood Pressure = Higher Risk of a Stroke

May is both National Stroke Awareness Month and National High Blood Pressure Awareness Month. But that’s not the only link they share. High blood pressure damages arteries throughout the body, creating conditions where they can burst or clog more easily. Weakened arteries in the brain, resulting from high blood pressure, increase your higher risk of a stroke — which is...
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