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Seniors Take to the Skies

What’s on your bucket list? It might be a trip to the Netherlands. Or maybe getting a tattoo. Perhaps you’re the culinary type, instead, and you’d like to master the art of cooking in Tuscany.
How about falling from the sky? Or does that type of thrill seeking give you the jitters?


Shingles Symptoms

Nearly one out of three people will develop shingles in their lifetime, according to the CDC. The good news is that there are two vaccines that may help prevent shingles: the chickenpox (varicella) vaccine and the shingles (varicella-zoster) vaccine, approved by the FDA for adults 50 and older, available by prescription from a healthcare professional.


What is Alzheimer’s Disease?

Is it just a senior moment? No doubt you’ve asked yourself that when you’ve misplaced your keys or forgotten which word to use, secretly worried that it might be more than just a memory lapse. There is “typical” age-related memory loss…and then, there is Alzheimer’s.


Symptoms of Depression

It’s estimated that there are about 19 million American adults living with major depression. Overall, between 20% and 25% of adults may experience an incident of major depression at some point in their lives. Emotions run from feeling sad, blue, unhappy, low, despondent or just plain “down in the dumps.”