Posts Tagged ‘chronic illness’

More Seniors Without Medicaid Health Insurance Coverage In 2019

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More seniors, for the first time in the last ten years, are without Medicaid Health Insurance according to the U.S. Census Bureau.   The percentage of senior citizens without health insurance increased by 1 percent in 2018. Overall, the rate of uninsured Americans grew from 7.9 percent of the population in 2017 to 8.5 percent…

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Stroke Risk In Seniors Reduced By 50% With Light Exercise

Stroke risk in senior citizens can be reduced by up to 50% with light exercise, a recent study reports. Specifically, all it takes is any form of light exercise for 35 minutes each day. This is effective in reducing the risk for a moderate to severe stroke. Stroke: Scary Statistics According to the CDC (Centers…

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Aging Seniors More Susceptible To Sleep Deprivation

Aging seniors, 65 years and older, say they experience at least one sleep problem. Insomnia and sleep disorders are, indeed, more prevalent among senior citizens. In general, older people sleep less, wake up and go back to sleep more often, and spend less time in REM sleep compared to younger people.     Aging: Causes…

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Stress: Take This Great Advice On How To Get Relief

Stress is a daily occurrence for all of us. Whether it’s the daily round-trip work commute, hassles with the boss and work colleagues, or an avoidable spat with the spouse, it’s there. And, if you don’t bring your stress under control, it can you make you very sick, and even kill you.      …

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Breakfast: Skipping It Can Hurt Your Heart

Breakfast is your most important meal of the day. Skipping it can result in heart disease as well as the onset of additional chronic diseases. So, start your day off the right away and eat a nutritious breakfast.   A study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology found that people who skip breakfast…

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