VA REACH VET Initiative Helps Save Veteran Lives

As part of Department of Veterans Affairs’ commitment to put resources, services, and all technology available to reduce veteran suicide, VA has launched an innovative program called Recovery Engagement and Coordination for Health – Veterans Enhanced Treatment (REACH VET).

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Want a Memory Boost? Try a Hearing Test

Intrigued by all the brain-training products out there to keep your mind sharp and spirits young? You may want to consider something else: a hearing test.

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From the Office of Aging: ‘Age Out Loud’ During Older Americans Month

When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthday. About a third of older Americans lived in poverty, and there were few programs to meet their needs.

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Watch for These Heart Attack Symptoms

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States.

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Not Just for Walking: Our Revelatory Feet

Our feet contain a quarter of the body’s bones. Each foot has multiple joints, tendons, muscles, and ligaments. The nerves and blood vessels in the feet go all the way to the heart, spine, and brain.

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Senior Games Announces 2017 Lineup, Honorary Chair

Are you 55+ and active? Looking to exercise your body, mind, and spirit with likeminded people in your community? If so, you may be interested in the 2017 Lancaster Senior Games, May 1-5, 2017, at Spooky Nook Sports in Manheim.

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Savvy Senior: Golf Gadgets that Can Help Older Golfers

Dear Savvy Senior,
Do you know of any golfing gadgets or equipment that can help older golfers? My dad loves to play golf, but arthritis in his hands makes gripping the club difficult.

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Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Antiques and Alzheimer’s Memory Care

My parents both suffered from Alzheimer’s disease and required specialized care. I am not a specialist in Alzheimer’s care, nor am I trained to give medical advice.

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