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How do you use your stairs?

How do you use your stairs?

If your home has more than one floor, going up and down the stairs is something you do each and every day, and possibly without giving it much thought. But why not just stop for a moment and consider how you use the stairs, and what it might say about you and your needs.

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Meals on Wheels Takes Extra Step for Seniors

Meals on Wheels Takes Extra Step for Seniors

New research shows that Meals on Wheels America are doing more than just delivering meals to seniors. They've partnered with West Health Institute to train their drivers to monitor senior’s health condition when delivering food. If the driver notices a difference in a senior’s behavior or health, they’re advised to alert a healthcare professional to take action.

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Smart Home

Smart Home' Tools Help Make Homes Safer

With everything that goes on in our day to day lives, sometimes we forget to do the things we are accustomed to doing everyday like locking the door or turning off the lights. Thanks to technology and home automation tools, you wont have to worry about the light you left on or a door you didn’t lock.

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Tips for Keeping Cool This Summer

Tips for Keeping Cool This Summer

Summer is officially here and as the temperature rises, it’s important to stay cool as often as you can to avoid any heat-related illnesses. Below are a few preventative actions you can take to make sure the heat doesn't get the best of you.

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Colorado Caps Price of Insulin

Colorado Caps Price of Insulin

On May 22, Jared Polis, the governor of Colorado signed a bill to put a price cap on the cost of insulin. This bill limits the co-pay price of insulin for those with private insurance to $100, saving billions of dollars on insulin each year.

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Gentle Exercises for Those with Arthritis

Gentle Exercises for Those with Arthritis

According to the Arthritis Foundation, exercise could be the best way to manage the pain from an arthritic flare-up. Below are a list of exercises designed to help relieve arthritic pain in areas like your ankles, knees or wrists. 

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Viola Davis - An Advocate for Diabetes

Viola Davis - An Advocate for Diabetes

Award-winning actress Viola Davis has announced that alongside her journey as Annalise Keating in the ABC hit TV show How to Get Away With Murder, Davis is also working on a documentary called A Touch of Sugar which highlights the seriousness of diabetes.

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