• September 25, 2020

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Global flavors for your weeknight meals

(BPT) - What turns a recipe into a weeknight favorite? How about something easy and packed with flavor that can be made partly in advance? Add excitement by exploring cuisines like those of North Africa, with flavor contrasts of spicy, sweet and tart. The following recipes use grapes as a fresh accent to the flavorful North African spices in each dish. Grapes are also a handy snack while putting the finishing touches on dinner.

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Thursday 09/24/2020
Medicare insight: Three ways to advocate for lower out-of-pocket costs
Posted: September 24, 2020

(BPT) - Medicare Part D provides coverage for prescription drugs that save and extend lives for millions of older adults and people with disabilities, many of whom would otherwise struggle to afford their treatments. However, despite the important purpose it serves, some people on Medicare, especially those taking expensive medications, still struggle to fill their prescriptions and maintain their health.

Tuesday 09/22/2020
Your Future Protected: Considerations for Long-Term and Short-Term Care for Americans 50 and Older
Updated: September 25, 2020 - 2:34 am

(BPT) - When planning for the future, security and peace of mind are likely top of mind, particularly for Americans age 50 and older. There are many considerations — from income planning for retirement, to considering potential healthcare needs, to getting one’s personal affairs in place. As you and your loved ones prepare for both expected and unforeseen events, you may want to add a long-term and short-term care strategy to your list to ensure your bases are covered for future care you may need as a result of the aging process.

Monday 09/21/2020
New study on heart health: Get more omega-3s
Updated: September 25, 2020 - 2:34 am

(BPT) - If you’re trying to improve your heart health, chances are you’re doing things like moving more and eating better. Making sure your diet delivers heart-healthy nutrients, including healthy fats, is a smart strategy. A new study from Mayo Clinic Proceedings provides more evidence on why certain fats — namely EPA and DHA omega-3s — are so important, and why you probably need to be getting even more than you think.

Cuestionario En-Linea Ayuda a Personas Mayores Prevenir y Protegerse de Caidas
Updated: September 25, 2020 - 2:34 am

(NewsUSA) - La pandemia del coronavirus ha cambiado muchas cosas. Pero hay algo que no ha cambiado: caerse NO es una parte normal del envejecimiento. Hay medidas que puede tomar para reducir su riesgo.

Why it's now, more than ever, important to get a flu vaccine
Updated: September 25, 2020 - 2:34 am

(BPT) - Flu causes millions of illnesses, hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations, and tens of thousands of deaths in the United States yearly. This year, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever to get a flu vaccine to protect yourself, your family and your community from flu and its potentially serious consequences.

Friday 09/18/2020
After Her Unexpected Diagnosis, Danita Knew Her Sister’s Symptoms Required a Conversation With a Doctor
Updated: September 25, 2020 - 2:34 am

(BPT) - Shortness of breath. Heart palpitations. When Danita first noticed these occasional abnormalities, she didn’t give them much thought. After all, she figured, aging and menopause can bring their fair share of physical changes, and the feelings would always go away.

5 fall tips for protecting your pet’s health
Updated: September 25, 2020 - 2:34 am

(BPT) - Whether fall is when you switch out your exercise regimen or schedule your annual flu shot, staying healthy is at the top of most “to do” lists right now. Just remember your four-legged family members when considering seasonal changes to your wellness program. Fall is the perfect time to take steps to keep pets healthy, too.

Thursday 09/17/2020
How to boost mood and memory at home
Updated: September 25, 2020 - 2:34 am

(BPT) - Society has become much better at recognizing the importance of mental wellness practices. It’s now common knowledge that exercise, a healthy diet and quality sleep are essential to both physical and mental health. This is great progress, but many people overlook other ways to take care of mind and mood besides treating the body.

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