Dear Pharmacist: Hormone Strategies for Fatigue and Postmenopause

Many times, when a woman is fatigued and experiencing postmenopausal symptoms, practitioners are quick to recommend hormone replacement therapy, referred to as HRT.

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Senior Games Good for Body and Spirit

Anyone who spent any time in central Pennsylvania in mid-July of this year knows it was not a time to be outside.

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Fall-Prevention Classes Begin This Month

The York County Area Agency on Aging will host free classes for York County residents age 60 and older to learn how to manage the risk of falling and increase activity levels. These classes are part of an award-winning series called “A Matter of Balance.”

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and the fifth-leading cause of death for individuals age 65 and older. This devastating and debilitating disease is the ultimate thief — of memories, independence, control, time, and, ultimately, life.

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Final Dates Added for Voucher Distribution

Additional opportunities have been added for distribution of the remaining fruit and vegetable vouchers for eligible York County senior citizens who did not already receive them.

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Savvy Senior: How to Help an Aging Loved One with a Hoarding Problem

Dear Savvy Senior,

My 70-year-old mother has become somewhat of a hoarder. Since my father died a few years ago, her house is so disorganized and messy with stuff that it’s becoming a hazard. What should I do to help her?

– Troubled Son

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Foil Falls Before They Take You Down

There’s truth in numbers, and the sad truth is that nearly 3 million older adults in this country go to the emergency room each year for fall-related injuries — this according to the Centers for Disease Control.

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