Seniors

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New Program to Assess Senior Drivers

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center DriveWise® Program Evaluates Senior Drivers.

12/10/2014

Lenox Walking Club (Credit: BIDMC)

Vibrating Insoles May Improve Balance in Seniors

Physicians and researchers have figured out how to reverse slips and falls in seniors.

12/10/2014

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VIDEO: Be Prepared for Your Checkup

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Senior Health Clinic staff discuss aging issues and maintaining a strong relationship with your primary care physician.

12/10/2014

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Tips to Achieve Balance and Prevent Falls

Falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults. In fact, 1 out of 3 people over the age of 65 falls every year, with one-third suffering serious injuries ranging from broken bones to head lacerations.

09/30/2014

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It’s National Consumer Week!

This is a national campaign to help consumers make better-informed decisions and avoid being scammed.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/03/2014

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Are There Any Perks In Retirement?

The key to getting discounts is to ask. If you don’t look like a senior the kid selling movie tickets isn’t going to ask you if you want a senior discount.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/20/2013

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The Boomerang Kids

These are kids that were launched from home and are now asking to live in the basement playroom.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/30/2013

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Walking Tips for Seniors

Walking is great exercise for anybody, but it is particularly good for senior citizens who may not be able to engage in other more strenuous types of physical activity.

04/29/2013

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NH Considers Ending Seniors’ Free Park Access

Supporters of a bill to end free admission for seniors at state parks said Tuesday that the new fees could generate more than $300,000 a year.

04/09/2013

A Romney supporter at an event in Virginia (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Despite Obama Attacks Romney Will Win The Senior Vote

Obama has been moving the needle with seniors using distorted arguments about Social Security and Medicare. Fortunately for GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney, seniors’ top concern is the economy’s struggles under Obama and seniors have overwhelming voted Republican in the last two presidential elections.

09/28/2012

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