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Seniors: Good Communication Vital to Quality Auto Repairs


(NewsUSA) - A poll of ASE-certified automotive technicians indicated that drivers over 60 are among the most conscientious when it comes to taking their vehicles in for routine maintenance and repair. The experts at the nonprofit National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) remind consumers that good communication between shop and customer can help make...
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Holiday Recipe: The Grinch Stole Christmas Cookies


Submitted by: Cindy Cowan, Community Liaison, Fort Worth Seniors' Guide My family and friends love these cookies because of the Andes Crème de Menthe chips flavor! 1 (1 lb, 1.5 ounces) pouch Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie Mix ½ Cup butter, softened ½ Teaspoon Peppermint extract 6-8 drops green food coloring 1 Egg 1 Cup Semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 Cup Andes Crème de Menthe baking...
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Forever Young: How Seniors Can Stay Happy and Healthy at Home


(NewsUSA) - The dusty stereotype of grandparents spending their 70s and 80s in a nursing home is fading fast, replaced by stories of skydiving seniors and engaged elders contributing to their communities. Today's seniors are considerably healthier and more active than their grandparents, and they are remaining in their own homes far longer than generations past. Of...
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Feeding Your Joints to Stay on the Move


(NewsUSA) - If you experience joint discomfort, you're not alone. No matter how active you are, joint problems are one of the most common reasons for doctor's visits and will affect most of us as we age. Registered Dietitian & Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Marie Spano says there is a lot you can do...
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Tips to Get Better Sleep and Lower Risk of Stroke


(NewsUSA) - According to David H. Stone, M.D., a vascular surgeon at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and member of the Society for Vascular Surgery, poor sleep is one factor that can lead to stroke. "Research says less than six hours a night increases the risk of stroke symptoms four-fold among middle-age to older adults who had a...
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