Health

A good retirement requires a healthy retiree. Here you will find resources on some of the unique health concerns of senior citizens, as well as resources to keep the whole family healthy. Simply click ‘view page’ to be directed to the resource.

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  • Preventative Health Care for Men

    AHRQ outlines the preventative health care screenings that can help keep men over 50 healthy.  

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  • Preventative Health Care for Women

    AHRQ outlines the preventative health care screenings that can help keep women over 50 healthy.  

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  • The National Institute on Aging

    The National Institute on Aging’s A-Z Health Topics Index provides comprehensive information on a variety of conditions that may affect you.

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  • Prescription Drugs and Medicines

    Learn the side effects, dosage, special precautions, and effectiveness for your prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines, dietary supplements and herbal remedies.

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  • Identification Tool

    This tool will help you to identify over-the-counter or prescription pills by imprint, color and/or shape.

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  • Cooking Light Magazine

    Cooking Light Magazine lists 104 healthy recipes that cost $2.50 a serving or less.

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  • Fitness Blender

    Fitness Blender has a library of free full-length exercise videos for every fitness level. Use the search feature to filter workouts by difficulty, body focus, training type, workout time, calories burned, and equipment needed.

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  • Calorie King

    This searchable database contains the nutritional information for over 250,000 foods from the grocery store and popular restaurants.

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  • USA.gov

    USA.gov provides various resources that can help educate you on how to stay healthy.

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  • Quit Smoking Guide

    This Quit Smoking Guide for People 50 and Over is a 44 page pdf filled with valuable tools and information to help you kick the habit.

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  • Body Mass Index Calculator

    Input your height and weight to calculate your Body Mass Index and learn if you are underweight, a normal weight, overweight, or obese.

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  • Medical Alert Systems

    According to the National Council on Aging, one in three adults age 65 and older experience a fall each year, let alone other emergencies. Read reviews of the best medical alert systems that address these risks with reliable devices.

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  • Preventative Health Care for Men

    AHRQ outlines the preventative health care screenings that can help keep men over 50 healthy.  

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  • Preventative Health Care for Women

    AHRQ outlines the preventative health care screenings that can help keep women over 50 healthy.  

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  • The National Institute on Aging

    The National Institute on Aging’s A-Z Health Topics Index provides comprehensive information on a variety of conditions that may affect you.

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  • Prescription Drugs and Medicines

    Learn the side effects, dosage, special precautions, and effectiveness for your prescription drugs, over-the-counter medicines, dietary supplements and herbal remedies.

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  • Identification Tool

    This tool will help you to identify over-the-counter or prescription pills by imprint, color and/or shape.

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  • Cooking Light Magazine

    Cooking Light Magazine lists 104 healthy recipes that cost $2.50 a serving or less.

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  • Fitness Blender

    Fitness Blender has a library of free full-length exercise videos for every fitness level. Use the search feature to filter workouts by difficulty, body focus, training type, workout time, calories burned, and equipment needed.

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    View Page 1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)
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  • Calorie King

    This searchable database contains the nutritional information for over 250,000 foods from the grocery store and popular restaurants.

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  • USA.gov

    USA.gov provides various resources that can help educate you on how to stay healthy.

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  • Quit Smoking Guide

    This Quit Smoking Guide for People 50 and Over is a 44 page pdf filled with valuable tools and information to help you kick the habit.

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  • Body Mass Index Calculator

    Input your height and weight to calculate your Body Mass Index and learn if you are underweight, a normal weight, overweight, or obese.

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  • Medical Alert Systems

    According to the National Council on Aging, one in three adults age 65 and older experience a fall each year, let alone other emergencies. Read reviews of the best medical alert systems that address these risks with reliable devices.

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