Posted on January 4, 2018 - Especially when the weather is inclement, more and more people trade that brisk walk or trip to the gym in favor of an exercise DVD or video. But some videos could be discouraging, and others might even be unsafe for some of us, especially older adults. To learn more, read “Did You Resolve to Work Out with an Exercise Video?”
Posted on January 2, 2018 - Have you noticed all those “free trial” and “free sample” ads that pop up on websites? They could very well be deceptive tricks to get your credit card number and run up big charges before you realize it. Older adults may be especially susceptible to this type of fraud. To protect yourself by learning the secrets of these con artists, read “Warn Senior Loved Ones About ‘Free Trial’ Offers.”
Posted on December 21, 2017 - It’s looking like this year’s flu season could be a bad one. Getting your flu shot is still the best way to lower your risk, both of getting the flu and of suffering serious complications.
Posted on December 19, 2017 - Waking up on New Year’s Day, we might feel motivated to add “Don’t drink so much” to our list of resolutions. Especially as we grow older, alcohol can be very dangerous, during the holidays or any time. To learn more, check out “Read This Before Those Holiday Toasts.”
Posted on December 14, 2017 - University of Wisconsin experts found that yoga classes could reduce participants’ fall risk by 48 percent.