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New York man who completed 744 marathons dies at age 96

seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited to SFGATE ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Don McNelly, known worldwide for powering through marathon runs and...

More Older Americans Are Dying From An "Epidemic Of Falling"

seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited to Raquel Rutledge , Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Elderly people seldom want to talk about it. It’s scary,...

Yale - The PRIDE Program: Do you live in the Greater New Haven area? Have you fallen in the past or have a fear of falling? Then you may be eligible for the PRIDE Program.

Yale - The PRIDE Program:  Paramedic Referrals for Increased Independence and Decreased Disability in the Elderly (PRIDE)   Do you live in the...

For Seniors, Teeth Need Care — But Insurance Coverage Is Rare

seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited to Michelle Andrews and Kaiser Health News  http://khn.org Ada Anderson helps her mother, Violeta...

Her elderly father lost $400K to a fake IRS agent

   seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited to Erin Arvedlund, STAFF WRITER  @erinarvedlund |  EArvedlund@phillynews.com and Philly News Cindy...

New Nursing Home Rules Offer Residents More Control Of Their Care

seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited to  By Susan Jaffe and Kaiser Health News  http://khn.org About 1.4 million residents of nursing homes...

HIV Prevention: Older Adults Are Still At Risk

seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited to By Irene Guerrero & ITECH POST Older adults are advised about HIV prevention. It is commonly known...

Don't Let Fear Stop You From End-Of-Life Planning

seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited to Debbie Reslock, Next Avenue Contributor & Forbes   When I was in my early 20s, my mom was...

How to Celebrate National Wear Red Day®! Wear Red & Raise Your Voice on National Wear Red Day® – Friday February 3, 2017 For Heart disease and stroke Awareness For Woman

Wear Red & Raise Your Voice on National Wear Red Day® – Friday, February 3, 2017   Why go Red? Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among...

Radon Is The Second Leading Cause of Lung Cancer After Cigarette Smoking: Protect Yourself and Your Family From This Silent Killer In Your Home!

seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer after...