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Category Archives: Healthy Aging

What Does a Podiatrist Say About Flip-Flops?

A casual summer staple, flip-flops are popular with men, women and kids – especially for outside activities. But before slipping on these warm weather favorites, be sure you know the appropriate way to wear this type of shoe, advises Dr. Edward Szabo, a podiatrist at Georgia Regents University. Dr. Szabo recommends the following guidelines to… Continue Reading

Warm Weather Tips for Managing Your Diabetes

If you or a loved one is living with diabetes, you know that taking care of yourself and following the doctor’s advice are year-round tasks. But according to experts, summertime can offer some extra challenges. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tells us that people with diabetes can be more affected by summer… Continue Reading

A Five-Point Checklist for Navigating Your Neighborhood

People often think that only frail older adults need to be concerned about preventing falls. However, according to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), most older adults who fall outdoors are healthier, more physically active, and take fewer medications than those who fall indoors. They shared this checklist seniors can use during their day-to-day activities… Continue Reading