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Molina Works To Keep Seniors Healthy

Issue 14.11

A recent report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that many of the nation’s seniors are not getting potentially lifesaving preventive health services. Millions of seniors are missing recommended vaccinations, screenings for chronic disease and counseling […]

Spring Cleaning Can Improve Your Health

Issue 13.11

Spring is here, which means it’s also time for spring cleaning. Perhaps this year you can look at spring cleaning as a benefit not only for your home but for your physical and mental health. Mold, […]

Emergency Preparedness… How Self Sufficient Are You?

Issue 12.11

During the recent and horrific events in Japan, many seniors were tragically the victims of the earthquake and the following tsunami. Emergency preparedness is especially important for senior citizens because in those unpredictable moments of panic, […]

Daylight Savings… Some Health Benefits

Issue 11.11

Last week America set their clocks ahead by an hour as Daylight Saving Time (DST) began March 13. “Springing forward” creates another hour of sunlight in the evening. It also has some effects on health and […]

Elderly Abuse

Issue 10.11

Recently, actor Mickey Rooney testified that he had experienced elder abuse. Rooney, 90, said that money had been stolen from him and that he had not been allowed to make important decisions. When he complained, he […]

Seniors And Nutrition… What Types Of Changes Should I Make To My Diet?

Issue 9.11

March is National Nutrition Month and it is important that seniors pay close attention to what they put in their bodies. The good news is that healthy eating is not all about dieting and sacrifice! Eating […]

How Do My Gums Affect My Heart?

Issue 8.11

Did you know your mouth can tell you a lot about your overall health? Troubled teeth and gums aren’t always just a dental problem. Sometimes they indicate deeper issues and clues. We want to increase our […]