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Help Protect Yourself Against the Flu this Season by Getting Vaccinated


Attention Dallas Residents Age 65 and Older: Older adults are an important part of the Dallas community, and making sure they stay healthy this and every flu season is a top priority for the National Council on Aging. Influenza (commonly known as “the flu”) is a serious and potentially life-threatening disease that can cause severe complications....
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The Benefits of Everyday Activities


It is important to remember that those living with memory loss due to Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia do not need to give up beloved activities. Instead, finding a way to modify past hobbies and engaging in stimulating activities can help in many ways. While many senior communities have activities departments in place, it...
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A Positive Attitude May Be the Key to Aging Well


By Jim Concotelli, MSW, Ph.D. Most experts agree that the notion of aging is, first and foremost, a state of mind. The word “older” is relative to a person’s own age and means something different to each of us. Although the traditional image of getting older is one of gradual decline, recently it has been recognized...
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