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  • September Senior Life Learning Center Spotlight Story

    Fall Risk Higher for Women Who Get Less Sleep

    Fall Risk Higher for Women Who Get Less Sleep

    Friday, October 10 2008 11:50 AM EDT2008-10-10 15:50:07 GMT
    Getting five hours or less of sleep a night increases the risk of falls among women aged 70 and older, says a U.S. study.>>
    MONDAY, Sept. 8 (HealthDay News) - Getting five hours or less of sleep a night increases the risk of falls among women aged 70 and older, says a U.S. study.>>
  • August Senior Life Learning Center Spotlight Story

    Heat can cause more risks for seniors

    Heat can cause more risks for seniors

    Elderly people (that is, people aged 65 years and older) are more prone to heat stress than younger people for several reasons...>>
    Elderly people (that is, people aged 65 years and older) are more prone to heat stress than younger people for several reasons: >>
  • July Senior Spotlight Story

    Finding the Right Diet for Your Aging Body

    Finding the Right Diet for Your Aging Body

    Friday, August 1 2008 1:53 PM EDT2008-08-01 17:53:06 GMT
    If you really want to make sure you're able to enjoy those later years, experts say you've got to know something about fine-tuning your diet. >>

    When you think about aging well, wrinkle creams, exercise programs and even plastic surgery probably come to mind. But if you really want to make sure you're able to enjoy those later years, experts say you've also got to know something about fine-tuning your diet.
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  • June Senior Learning Center Spotlight Story

    Boosting Brain Power

    Boosting Brain Power

    Just like lifting weights makes your muscles stronger, working out your brain improves thinking and concentration. >>
    Just like lifting weights makes your muscles stronger, working out your brain improves thinking and concentration. >>
  • May Senior Learning Center Spotlight Story

    When you or a loved one should consider a retirement community

    When you or a loved one should consider a retirement community

    Tuesday, June 3 2008 5:31 PM EDT2008-06-03 21:31:20 GMT
    Some are reluctant to give up their home and, what they believe, is their independence and move into a retirement community.   But for some it could be the best decision... >>
    Some are reluctant to give up their home and, what they believe, is their independence and move into a retirement community.   But for some it could be the best decision... >>
  • Know Your Family Health History

    Know Your Family Health History

    Did your mother have diabetes?  Did your father suffer from heart disease?  Was there an aunt who was depressed?  A brother who has cancer?  You - and your doctor - need to know these things. >>
    Did your mother have diabetes?  Did your father suffer from heart disease?  Was there an aunt who was depressed?  A brother who has cancer?  You - and your doctor - need to know these things. >>
  • March's Senior Learning Center Spotlight Story

    Iron's Influence on Memory

    Iron's Influence on Memory

    Monday, April 7 2008 12:59 PM EDT2008-04-07 16:59:41 GMT
    A recent study involving iron-deficient women with diminished memory found that iron supplementation did more than just bring up their iron levels.>>

    A recent study involving iron-deficient women with diminished memory found that iron supplementation did more than just bring up their iron levels.  Improved iron levels also correlated with better memory and mental-functioning skills on specialized tests.>>

  • January's Senior Learning Center Spotlight Story

    Hard truths about soft drinks

    Hard truths about soft drinks

    Learn about the impact of soft drinks and metabolic syndrome. >Open>>
    Learn about the impact of soft drinks and metabolic syndrome. >Open>>
  • Migraines: Treatment for the pounding pain

    Migraines: Treatment for the pounding pain

    Thursday, December 13 2007 1:29 PM EST2007-12-13 18:29:09 GMT
    If you've ever had migraines, you know they're more than just a bad headache. Migraine pain affects 30 million people in the United States alone. >Open to learn more.>>
    If you've ever had migraines, you know they're more than just a bad headache. Migraine pain affects up to 17% of women and 6% of men-nearly 30 million people in the United States alone. >Open for more information and relief>>
  • Study: Many vets go without health insurance

    Study: Many vets go without health insurance

    Thursday, December 6 2007 3:56 PM EST2007-12-06 20:56:03 GMT
    WASHINGTON -  A study says about one of every eight American veterans under the age of 65 is uninsured. >INSIDE: More findings>>
    WASHINGTON -  A study says about one of every eight American veterans under the age of 65 is uninsured. That's a finding that contradicts the assumption many have that all vets qualify for free health care through the Veterans Affairs Department.  >>INSIDE: More findings>>
  • Alzheimer's Disease: Drug "milkshake" feeds famished neurons

    Alzheimer's Disease: Drug "milkshake" feeds famished neurons

    Friday, December 7 2007 2:54 PM EST2007-12-07 19:54:22 GMT
    Research suggests that in some forms of Alzheimer's disease, brain cells lose the ability to use glucose for energy.  Could a milkshake-like drug help?  >Read more >>
    Research suggests that in some forms of Alzheimer's disease, brain cells lose the ability to use glucose for energy. In promising research, a milkshake-like drug loaded with fatty acids provided an alternative>>
  • Can a flu vaccine make me sick?

    Can a flu vaccine make me sick?

    Thursday, December 13 2007 1:17 PM EST2007-12-13 18:17:31 GMT
    It is flu and cold season.  If you recently got a flu shot you may be asking can it make you sick? >Open for the answer>>
    You can't get the flu  from the flu vaccine because it's made from a killed or weakened virus. But if you get a shot, you may notice mild swelling, redness, or soreness where the vaccine was given. Some>>
  • Exercise wards off urinary incontinence in older women

    Exercise wards off urinary incontinence in older women

    Thursday, December 13 2007 1:16 PM EST2007-12-13 18:16:05 GMT
    A recent study reports that women who exercise on a regular basis are less likely to develop urinary incontinence. >Read more of findings from this study>>
    A recent study reports that women who exercise on a regular basis are less likely to develop urinary incontinence. The study, published in the March 2007 issue of Obstetrics and Gynecology, tracked the>>
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  • Spokane Area Senior Centers

    Spokane Area Senior Centers

    Tuesday, April 28 2009 1:02 PM EDT2009-04-28 17:02:13 GMT
    This is a list of addresses and phone numbers for Senior Citizen Community Centers in the Spokane Area.>>
    This is a list of addresses and phone numbers for Senior Citizen Community Centers in the Spokane Area.>>
  • North Idaho Senior Centers

    North Idaho Senior Centers

    Thursday, April 23 2009 7:22 PM EDT2009-04-23 23:22:05 GMT
    This is a list of addresses and phone numbers for Senior Citizen Community Centers in the North Idaho Area.>>
    This is a list of addresses and phone numbers for Senior Citizen Community Centers in the North Idaho Area.>>
  • Senior Housing Options

    Senior Housing Options

    Independent Living/Retirement Communities, Assisted Living Communities, Skilled Nursing Facilities, and Adult Family Homes.  How are they different and how do you know which one is right for you?>>
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