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Age Discrimination in the Workplace: What Seniors Need to Know

Ageism and age discrimination in the workplace can lead to serious problems outside of work. Here’s what every senior needs to know about what those terms really mean and what to do if they happen to you.

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Congratulations to Alert1's 2022 Students for Seniors Scholarship Winner

We are pleased to announce that Sienna Matregrano has won the 2022 Alert1 Students for Seniors Scholarship. We asked our candidates to answer a few questions about how their behaviors and future life plans would help America’s senior population. Read on for Sienna’s award-winning answers!

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5 Things Seniors Should Know About IBS

IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) is a common condition. Symptoms are wide-ranging, especially for older adults. IBS is especially tricky to diagnose. Learn more about this common disorder and how you can alleviate its frustrating symptoms.

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Love and Romance – It’s Never Too Late

Although movies and TV shows rarely do a good job of highlighting romance at all ages, seniors are just as eager for love as adults of other age groups. In fact, romance can boost one’s overall perception of happiness, as adults between the ages of 50-89 who foster emotional closeness and participate in intimate activities report a higher quality of life.

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Seniors On the Go: What to Bring, What to Leave at Home

As the pandemic recedes and seniors start heading out of the house more frequently again, we’ve put together a checklist of the 5 things you should bring with you as well as 5 things to leave at home.

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Top 10 Chronic Conditions for Seniors and Tips to Manage or Prevent Them

Managing a chronic condition can be stressful. You might experience frustrating day-to-day symptoms that affect your quality of life. Chronic conditions can also slow down recovery from other injuries and illnesses. Use these strategies to manage your chronic conditions and boost your quality of life.

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Everything Seniors Need to Know About Statins

Statins are an extremely common medication amongst older adults, but there are many well-known side effects. Statins are primarily prescribed to manage high cholesterol. Seniors who take statins may be concerned about the risks.

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Common Senior Health Conditions Easily Detected Through an Eye Exam

Many Americans have put off routine health screenings because of the pandemic. Eye exams are a critical yet often overlooked healthcare check for seniors. Eye exams are not just for detecting issues with eye health – they can also signal greater wellness issues to your doctor. Your eye health is an indicator of your overall health and an important part of your lifestyle

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Retirement Strategies: Financial Security Do’s and Don’ts for Seniors

A good way to learn to manage your finances is by being aware of the do's and don'ts of retirement planning. These financial tips for seniors can help you manage your money as well as help you protect your assets, ensuring a successful retirement.

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Helping a Parent Cope with the Loss of a Spouse

The loss of a spouse can trigger intense grief for the surviving partner. Even though you may now be facing big decisions regarding your parent’s care, you are probably still dealing with your own grief and the weight of your loss. The coping mechanisms outlined in this article might help both you and your grieving parent.

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